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Thursday’s Answer:The EPA defines disinfectants as anti-microbial pesticides, whereas a common pesticide is used to control insects and rodents without regard for bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms.
The official definitions are:
Disinfectant - A chemical that destroys vegetative forms of harmful microorganisms, but does not ordinarily kill bacterial spores.
Pesticide - Substances intended to … - Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor
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