Welcome to the the Microbial Control Information Center (MCIC) website (http://www.microbial-control.com). If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our Privacy Policy govern MCIC’s and its owner’s relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The MCIC website is owned and operated by the Members of the Microbial Control Executive Council, located at Avenue Edmond Van Nieuwenhuyse 4, 1160 Brussels, Belgium.

The term ‘MCIC’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website.

The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

These conditions may be changed at any time.

Information Included

The material contained on the MCIC website is for information only and is subject to change without notice. The Microbial Control Executive Council (MCEC) endeavours to make its best efforts to update the information on a regular basis, but it is not claimed to be exhaustive. The Microbial Control Executive Council (MCEC) has compiled the pages on this website very carefully, and the information placed on this website is offered in utmost good faith.

This information is believed to be correct. Nevertheless, the MCIC and its owners make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of any of this information.

The MCIC and its owners will under no circumstances be responsible for damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from the use or reliance to the information contained in this website.


The MCIC website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. If you do allow cookies to be used, personal information may be stored by us for use by third parties. For more information about cookies and how they are used on the website, see our Privacy Policy or more detail on the cookies we collect.


This site and its content, where applicable, are subject to the copyright of the MCIC and its owner the Microbial Control Executive Council (MCEC). This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction of these materials is prohibited. Content reproduction is authorised, except for commercial purposes, provided that the source is mentioned and acknowledged.

The MCIC and its owners claim no copyright on any official document or in the public domain. Copyright, if any, of third-party material found in this site must also be respected.


The MCIC logo is a trademark registered by the Microbial Control Executive Council (MCEC), in Europe. Therefore, this logo/trademark is subject of the proprietary rights of the Microbial Control Executive Council (MCEC); no rights are being granted.

All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.


Links to other websites, over which the MCIC has no control, are provided solely as a convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that the MCIC or its owners endorse the website(s). These links imply neither responsibility for, nor approval of, the information contained in the MCIC website. Therefore the MCIC does not accept any responsibility for the linked content. The respective provider or operator of these linked websites is always responsible for their content. The linked websites were checked at the time of linking for possible violations of law. Illegal contents were not recognizable. A permanent control of the linked pages is unreasonable without concrete evidence of a violation. Upon notification of violations, the MCIC will remove such links immediately. MCIC is not responsible for the availability of these sites or their contents.

License to Use the Website

Your use of any information or materials on the MCIC website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

You may:

  • view pages from our website in a web browser;
  • download pages from our website for caching in a web browser, subject to the other provisions of this disclaimer.

You may not:

  • use the MCIC website in any way that causes, or may cause, harm to the website or impairment of its performance, availability or accessibility;
  • use the MCIC website in any way that is or in connection with any purpose or activity that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful;
  • use the MCIC website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;
  • conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities on or in relation to the MCIC website without our express written consent;
  • use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense. Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of the European Union.


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