An official website of the United States government.

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you're on a .gov or .mil site by inspecting your browser's address (or "location") bar.

This site is also protected by an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate that's been signed by the U.S. government. The https:// means all transmitted data is encrypted - in other words, any information or browsing history that you provide is transmitted securely.

Thesaurus Search Results

biocides
Subject Category
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
Natural or synthetic chemical substances used to kill living organisms.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/148552.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/148552
Used For
biocidal agents
biocidal compounds
biocidal products
biocidal substances
Broader Term
technical chemicals
Narrower Term
disinfectants
Related Term
agrochemicals
anti-infective agents
antifouling agents
antiparasitic agents
pesticides
preservatives
pyrithiones
Spanish
biocidas
Term Number
148552