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Chlor als Desinfektionsmittel: Das sollten Sie beachten
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Sodium hypochlorite and chlorine: Use, storage, disposal

Both sodium hypochlorite and chlorine are used for various disinfection and bleaching processes, which is why they are found, for example, in household cleaners, in disinfectants and also in swimming pools. We have summarized here the properties and areas of application of these two substances, how they are used correctly and what dangers they pose.

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Richtig zentrifugieren
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Separation of mixtures by centrifugation: all about the topic

In chemistry, centrifugation is a process in which mixtures of substances are separated from one another by the application of centrifugal forces. This can be useful for various applications, such as the differential or analytical method. Find out here how a centrifuge works, what it is used for and what to look out for when handling the device.

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10 Wissenschaftspodcasts_MedSolut
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10 exciting science podcasts you should know about

In today’s world, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with the latest research and scientific information. If you want to learn about exciting topics in these fields without time-consuming reading, you can opt for a science podcast. Which exciting podcasts are worthwhile, which representatives are also suitable for children and where this format can be obtained, read here.

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What to look out for in hazardous substance class 7 - handling radioactive substances
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Dangerous Goods Class 7: Radioactive Substances

Dangerous goods class 7 includes substances and objects with radioactive materials. According to the Federal Office for Radiation Protection, around 420,000 people in Germany have to deal with these materials every year – think of X-ray equipment, for example. In this blog post, we have summarized how representatives of dangerous goods class 7 are defined, which subclasses there are and what to look out for during transport and in the event of damage.

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Caution when using mercury thermometers
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Mercury thermometer: the correct handling

In mercury thermometers, expansion of the filler is used to accurately determine an external or body temperature. In the meantime, however, these thermometers are very rare – this is mainly due to the high health hazard. What a mercury thermometer is, how it works and what you should look out for in case of damage and disposal, we have briefly summarized for you in this blog.

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Disinfection definition - everything you need to know
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Surface, wipe or scrub disinfection: Definition

Disinfection is not just disinfection – different types and procedures can be distinguished that are related to the killing and inactivation of pathogens. In this blog post, we have summarized how the definition of “disinfection” can be distinguished from that of cleaning and sterilization, which techniques are differentiated and what you should pay attention to when disinfecting.

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All info on dangerous goods class 5 - peroxides substances
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Peroxide Hazardous Material: All for Hazard Class 5

For safe transport, hazardous substances are divided into dangerous goods classes. Dangerous goods class 5 focuses on substances that have an igniting or oxidizing effect, whereby these are differentiated into two subclasses. In this blog post, we have summarized which substances belong to dangerous goods class 5, how the subclasses are divided, and what you have to pay attention to when labeling and transporting them.

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Sterilization Definition - Everything you need to know
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Sterilization: Definition and Methods

The sterilization process is used to sterilize surfaces and objects – which is essential in many areas. This effectively kills harmful microorganisms and pathogens. In this blog post, we have summarized how the definition of sterilization differs from cleaning and disinfection, which materials can be sterilized and which processes are suitable in each case.

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What is an autoclave?
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What is an autoclave? Everything you need to know about the device

Autoclaves are steam sterilization devices that sterilize objects and materials using vacuum and superheated steam. They are used in many areas and are characterized by demonstrably reproducible results. Here you can read about the applications for which autoclaves are worthwhile, how they work, and what needs to be taken into account when qualifying and validating the devices.

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