The more important of those in use to-day are carbolic acid, the perchloride and biniodide of mercury, iodoform, formalin, salicylic acid, &c. Carbolic acid is germicidal in strong solution, inhibitory in weaker ones.
Ultra-violet germicidal irradiation purifiers: Air is routed to pass through a UV lamp, which destroys microorganisms.
hydrogen peroxide mouth rinse is germicidal and will remove debris and crusts.
UVA is sometimes called "black-light"; while UVC is sometimes called "germicidal."
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