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chemical disinfection 


A method for rendering medical waste noninfectious to humans by treating it with chlorine dioxide, after which it can be disposed without further processing into a landfill.

Reference Public health Lab Med 1995; 26:323oa


The use of chemical agents–e.g., formaldehyde, glutaraldehyde, etc, to sterilise delicate surgical instruments that cannot withstand heat or water vapour sterilisation. 


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