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Definition of the noun Active ingredient
What does Active ingredient mean as a name of something?
- The specific compound in a natural or man-made mixture that is responsible for the mixture's activity.
Specialised definition of the noun Active ingredient
Glossary of pesticide
pesticide present in a formulation as described by the common name
- abbreviation: ai
the part of a pesticide formulation from which the biological effect is obtained
- abbreviation: ai
- Active ingredient: An active ingredient is the substance in a pharmaceutical drug or a pesticide that is biologically active. The similar terms active pharmaceutical ingredient and bulk active are also used in medicine, and the term active substance may be used for pesticide formulations. Some medications and pesticide products may contain more than one active ingredient. The traditional word for the API is pharmacon or pharmakon which originally denoted a magical substance or drug.
- also known as 原料药
- The active ingredient to which this strength applies.
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The first active ingredient is a mineral oil and the second active ingredient is an alcohol selected from the group consisting of methanol, 1-proponal, 1-butanol, 1- hexanol, 1-heptanol, 1-octanol, 1-nonanol, 1-decanol, 1undecanol, 1-dodecanol, ...
40-CFR-Vol-25 by Office of The Federal Register, Enhanced by IntraWEB, LLC
Active ingredient means any substance (or group of structurally similar substances if specified by the Agency) that will prevent, destroy, repel or mitigate any pest, or that functions as a plant regulator, desiccant, or defoliant within the meaning ...
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (2013)
Concepts and Applications by Gary Walsh
Pecacuanha (active ingredient is a mixture of alkaloids), used for treating dysentery, was obtained from the bark/roots of the plant genus Cephaelis .
Generations at Risk (2000)
Reproductive Health and the Environment by Ted Schettler, Gina M. Solomon, Maria Valenti
Active Ingredients and “Inerts” A final pesticide product includes a mixture of active and inert ingredients. An active ingredient is a chemical “that can kill, repel, attract ...
A Step-by-step Guide to Field Dressing, Skinning, Aging, and Butchering Deer by John Weiss
Adolph's Meat Tenderizer is perhaps the most widely recognized brand name and its active ingredient is a vegetable enzyme called “papain,” obtained from the papaya melon. Other companies use bromelin, an extract from the pineapple, and ...
Essential Community Medicine (2012)
(including relevant social services) by R.J. Donaldson
whose active ingredient is an extract of the flowers and leaves of a plant known as Cannabis sativa, is not a new discovery. Known for 2000 years it was brought into ...
Principles and Practice by Andrew Davis, Simon. E. Ward
In contrast, the cost of manufacturing that medicine is small, particularly when the active ingredient is a low molecular weight chemical entity—maybe the order of few dollars or even a few cents per unit dose. Profit margins on the sales price ...
Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria (1995)
by Larry Barton
The active ingredient is a chemical which has a general biocidal effect on a wide range of SRB and other organisms. Biocides can be classed into oxidizing and nonoxidizing products. Strong oxidants such as chlorine or ozone kill organisms ...
by Ian Spencer Hornsey
As the makers say, 'The active ingredient is a naturally-occurring organism. The excipients in the product are organic compounds approved in the ...
Racemic active ingredient is a mixture consisting of isomers. In order to lower the therapeutically effective dose and reduce the side effect, replacing racemic isomers with highly effective single isomer is a trend in pharmaceutical area.
The Hippie Dictionary (2004)
A Cultural Encyclopedia (And Phraseicon) of the 1960s and 1970s by Joan Jeffers McCleary
Drugs of the Era morning glory seeds and Hawaiian baby woodrose seeds active ingredient: lysergic acid amide; street names: flying saucer, heavenly blue, pearly gates psilocybin mushrooms active ingredient: psilocybin, psilocin; street ...
Hydrologic Data and Internet Resources by Pedro Fierro, Jr., Evan K. Nyer
Conventional Pesticide Active Ingredient Used in the United States Agricultural and Nonagricultural Market Sector Shares, 1964–2001 Agricultural Sector Total U.S. Nonagricultural Sector Year Million Pounds of Active ...
by M. Varinia Michalun, Joseph C. DiNardo
active principle (active ingredient)—an ingredient with “treatment” value.
by Bruce C. Wyman, L. Harold Stevenson
active ingredient activated sludge The suspended solids, mostly microorganisms, present in the aeration tank of a sewage treatment plant. See activated sludge process. activated sludge process A form of secondary treatment of sewage, this ...
Drugs in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law [3 volumes] (2014)
by Nancy E. Marion, Willard M. Oliver
Active Ingredient of Opium Discovered The German Friedrich Sertürner discovers the active ingredient of opium by isolating the first plant alkaloid, helping to perfect the amount of opium and morphine in a given dose. Alcohol as Disease ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
See active ingredient. active carbon, activated carbon. active ingredient (active agent). 1: that constituent of a product that produces the intended effect with normal usage. 2a: the component that kills, inhibits the activity of, repels, mitigates, ...
by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli
active negligence active ingredient Under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA): (1) In the case of a pesticide other than a plant regulator, defoliant, or desiccant, an ingredient which will prevent, ...
by Thomas Nordegren
Chiric-sanango Potato-plant with big blue flowers Brunfelsia grandiflora and the smaller Brunfelsia chiricaspi, used in Colombia, Peru and Bolivia in traditional medicine and religious rites The active ingredient is scopolamine. Chiricaspi ...
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