EPA Science Inventory

Investigation of Simulated Sunlight in the Inactivation of B. anthracis and B. subtilis on Outdoor Materials-Report

Citation:

U.S. EPA. Investigation of Simulated Sunlight in the Inactivation of B. anthracis and B. subtilis on Outdoor Materials-Report. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-10/048, 2010.

Description:

Report

Purpose/Objective:

This report describes an investigation of the effect of UV-A/B light (representing sunlight) for inactivating spores of Bacillus anthracis (Ames) and Bacillus subtilis on test coupons of glass, bare pine wood, unpainted concrete, and topsoil.

URLs/Downloads:

INVESTIGATION OF SIMULATED SUNLIGHT IN THE INACTIVATION OF B. ANTHRACIS AND B. SUBTILIS ON OUTDOOR MATERIALS   (PDF,NA pp, 818 KB,  about PDF)

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/REPORT)
Projected Completion Date: 12/31/2012
Record Last Revised: 04/11/2014
Record Created: 04/08/2010
Record Released: 04/08/2010
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 221751

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HOMELAND SECURITY RESEARCH CENTER

DECON AND CONSEQUENCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION