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Title: Iodine based water disinfection: A review
Authors: Punyani, Supriya
Narayana, Priya
Singh, Harpal
Vasudevan, Padma
Keywords: Antimicrobial polymers;Iodine;Water disinfections;Water supply
Issue Date: Feb-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: A61L15/18
Abstract:  Often bacteriological quality of ground water or surface water does not meet the prescribed standards. Iodine has been known for its germicidal action and has been used since 1920 for water disinfection. NASA, USA has used iodine-based disinfection in its space flights. In this review, water disinfection by different formulations incorporating iodine and the mechanisms of germicidal action are discussed.
Page(s): 116-120
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Appears in Collections:JSIR Vol.65(02) [February 2006]

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