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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, ...
The composition according to Claim 1 or 2, wherein the active ingredient is a component derived from an extract of papaya leaves that, when subjected to gel filtration chromatography using a gel ...
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 ...
Generations at Risk (2000)
Reproductive Health and the Environment by Ted Schettler, Gina 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 ...
OECD Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals / OECD Series on Testing and Assessment Detailed Review Document on Hazard Classification Systems for Mixtures (2002)
3, 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, ...
Linking Research and Policy by OECD
The active ingredient is a little difficult to detect and demonstrate. As a first step, we have commissioned an external evaluation of the visibility and utility of our resources, and this reports in March 2007. This will be a vital part of maintaining our ...
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 ...
Besides individual impurity and total impurity amount, there are also strict restrictions on isomers of the active ingredients. Racemic active ingredient is a mixture consisting of isomers.
Hippie Dictionary (2013)
A Cultural Encyclopedia of the 1960s and 1970s by John Bassett 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 ...
Encyclopedia of Entomology (2008)
by John L. Capinera
An active ingredient is dissolved in an oil solvent (or liquid carbon dioxide) and propellant.
An active ingredient is mixed with an edible or attractive substance Dust (D) An active ingredient is mixed with a dry inert diluent (e.g., talc ...
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, ...
Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients Found in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter
or solid containing an effective amount of an active ingredient dissolved or dispersed therein against the skin causes transfer of the gel composition to the skin surface in a layer form. leaving the active ...
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 ...
Illustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2004)
by Herman Koren
active ingredient — ( pesticides) The chemical or agent in a pesticide mixture that will destroy or prevent damage ...
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 ...
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 Dennis R. Heldman
The second system, known as the true active packaging or advanced active packaging contains an active ingredient and/or an actively functional polymer. However, neither passive nor active packaging systems are considered intelligent as ...
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
ACTIVE CONSTITUENT See Active Ingredient. ACTIVE INGREDIENT Biologically active component of a pesticide responsible for killing or repelling organisms. Syn. Active Constituent. Cf. Diluent; Inert Ingredient; Solvent; Surfactant; Synergist ...
by Rolf H. J. Schlegel
stored under medium- to long-term storage conditions meth active immunity: All means and reactions that enable a plant to prevent an interaction with a pathogen phyt >>> immunity active ingredient: In any pesticide product, the component ...
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