Gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric characterization of an oil aerosol-vapor microbial disinfectant
Keywords and Phrases
Biogenic oil esters
"This thesis focuses on chemical characterization studies of disinfectant vapors generated from thermal oxidation of mineral oil and biogenic oil esters. The disinfection technique holds potential to replace existing chemical antimicrobial agents such as vaporized hydrogen peroxide, chlorine dioxide, ethylene oxide, etc. The novel disinfectant technology has minimal toxicity, environmental and residual problems. The experiments were carried out with an online sampling - analysis system in tandem with microbial bioassays. The chemical characterization set-up comprised of a cryo-focusing trap, and a sub-ambient gas chromatograph coupled with a mass spectrometer. All potential anti-microbial components produced in thermal oxidation of oil vapors were identified and quantified"--Abstract, page iii.
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
M.S. in Chemical Engineering
University of Missouri--Rolla
x, 97 pages
© 2005 Prakash Wadhwa, All rights reserved.
Thesis - Citation
Oils and fats -- Industrial applications
Disinfection and disinfectants
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Wadhwa, Prakash, "Gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric characterization of an oil aerosol-vapor microbial disinfectant" (2005). Masters Theses. 5848.
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