Handbook of Topical Antimicrobials: Industrial Applications in Consumer Products and Pharmaceuticals, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Handbook of Topical Antimicrobials

Industrial Applications in Consumer Products and Pharmaceuticals, 1st Edition

By Daryl S. Paulson

CRC Press

464 pages

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Hardback: 9780824707880
pub: 2002-09-19
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This reference examines laboratory techniques and FDA and industry perspectives on medical, food service, and consumer product applications of antimicrobials. It offers methods to conduct investigations of effectiveness that simulate use of consumer, food, and medical antimicrobials in real-world conditions and environments, validate neutralizing systems, develop reliable and functional antimicrobial products, and prevent infection, disease, and contamination. Additional topics include the importance of customer-valued quality attributes, such as low skin irritation and ease of use, label claims, regulatory procedures, and quality control, and clinical simulation protocols.


"A complex topic, explained thoroughly and insightfully, the Handbook appropriately combines theory, practice, and practicality.

"…provides good explanations of concepts with easily understood and visualized examples."

-Journal of Food Quality

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About the Author

Paulson\, Daryl S.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General