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Active ingredient

Definition of the noun Active ingredient

What does Active ingredient mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. 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

Explanation

  1. 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
  2. The active ingredient to which this strength applies.

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Google previewAdvances in Petrolatum Research and Application: 2013 Edition (2013)

ScholarlyPaper

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, ...

Google previewTitle 40 Protection of Environment Parts 150 to 189 (Revised as of July 1, 2013) (2014)

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 ...

Google previewGenerations 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 ...

Google previewThe Ultimate Guide to Butchering Deer (2011)

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 ...

Google previewEssential 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 ...

Google previewOECD Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals / OECD Series on Testing and Assessment Detailed Review Document on Hazard Classification Systems for Mixtures (2002)

by OECD

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, ...

Google previewEvidence in Education Linking Research and Policy (2007)

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 ...

Google previewSulfate-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 ...

Google previewThe Chemistry and Biology of Winemaking (2007)

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 ...

Google previewThrombosis: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2013 Edition (2013)

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.

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

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 ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

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, ...

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (2009)

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 ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

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, ...

Google previewThe Water Encyclopedia, Third Edition (2007)

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 ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Environmental Science (2007)

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 ...

Google previewSkin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary (2014)

by M. Varinia Michalun, Joseph C. DiNardo

active principle (active ingredient)—an ingredient with “treatment” value.

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)

by Elsevier, Mosby

The active ingredient is dilute sodium hypochlorite. It effectively removes food, stains, and dental biofilm (dental plaque), and is readily available in household bleach; it has a strong lingering scent and may damage prostheses. denture ...

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