MICROBIAL CONTROL. MICROBIAL CONTROL METHODS. Physical Control Heat Cold/ Dessication Radiation Autoclave Chemical Agents Categories of chemicals Household products (listed next page). HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS. CONTROLLING MICROORGANISMS.
Radiationis energy emitted from atomic activities and dispersed at high velocity through matter or space
Chemicals are divided based on their level of effectiveness and the surfaces to which they are applied.
These chemicals approach the ideal by having many of the following characteristics: broad spectrum, low toxicity, fact action, penetrating abilities, residual effects, stability, potency in organic matter and solubility.