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Unformatted text preview: gentamycin. Examples of antimicrobial agents are alcohols and halogens. 6. The advantages of using chlorine as a sanitizer include killing gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria and spores; it is cheap; and nontoxic. Disadvantages are that it deteriorates in the presence of organic matter, corrosive to metals, and poor penetration. Fruit may cause some difficulty when using chlorine as a sanitizer because chlorine is most effective at a lower pH and fruit generally has a higher pH....
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