ASTM

ASTM E2197 Standard Quantitative Disk Carrier Test Method

Purpose of Test The ASTM E2197 test method is a carrier-based test method used to evaluate liquid chemicals intended to inactivate vegetative bacteria, fungi, mycobacteria and bacterial spores. The method most often used to evaluate the efficacy of a product for hard surface disinfection against Clostridium difficile (“C. diff”) spores for registration with the U.S.… Read More

Categories: Microbiology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, ASTM, Microbiology Testing, and Test


ASTM E2274 and E2406 Standard Test Method for the Evaluation of Laundry Disinfectants

Purpose of Test The ASTM E2274 and E2406 Standard Test Methods are carrier-based test methods used to evaluate the disinfection properties of laundry detergents/additives designed for top-loading and front-loading washing machine operations, respectively. These products are typically registered with the U.S. EPA. Summary of Test In this method, a series of fabric swatches are inoculated… Read More

Categories: Microbiology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, ASTM, Microbiology Testing, and Test


ASTM E2274 and E2406 Standard Test Method for the Evaluation of Laundry Sanitizers

Purpose of Test The ASTM E2274 and E2406 Standard Test Methods are carrier-based test methods used to evaluate the sanitizing properties of laundry detergents/additives designed for top-loading and front-loading washing machine operations, respectively. These products are typically registered with the U.S. EPA. Summary of Test In this method, a series of fabric swatches are inoculated… Read More

Categories: Microbiology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, ASTM, Microbiology Testing, and Test


ASTM E2315 Time Kill Assay for Antimicrobial Agents

Purpose of Test The ASTM E2315 Time Kill Assay for Antimicrobial Agents test is a suspension-based method which can be used to provide general rate-of-kill information for a variety of water soluble or liquid products against almost any pathogen. In addition to serving as a screening tool during the development stages, this method is commonly… Read More

Categories: Microbiology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, ASTM, Microbiology Testing, and Test


ASTM E2362 / AOAC Method 961.02 (Modification) Pre-Saturated Towelettes for Hard Surface Disinfection Test Method

Purpose of Test The ASTM E2362 Method for Pre-Saturated Towelettes for Hard Surface Disinfection or a modification of the AOAC 961.02 Germicidal Spray Method may be used to evaluate single-use towelettes for disinfection efficacy. These products are typically registered with regulatory agencies such as the U.S. EPA and Health Canada. Summary of Test In this… Read More

Categories: Microbiology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, ASTM, Microbiology Testing, and Test


ASTM E1052 Standard Test Method for Efficacy of Antimicrobial Agents Against Viruses in Suspension

Purpose of Test The ASTM E1052 Standard Test Method for Efficacy of Antimicrobial Agents against Viruses is a suspension based method which can be used to determine the efficacy of a variety of water soluble or liquid products against viruses. In addition to serving as an excellent screening tool during the development stages, this method… Read More

Categories: Liquid Antimicrobial Efficacy Tests and Virology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, ASTM, Test, and Virology Testing


ASTM E1053 Standard Test Method for Efficacy of Virucidal Agents Intended for Inanimate Environmental Surfaces

Purpose of Test The ASTM E1053 test method is used to evaluate the efficacy of water soluble powders, liquids, or spray disinfectants as a virucide for hard, non-porous surfaces for registration with regulatory agencies such as the U.S. EPA and Health Canada. This method is intended to simulate and evaluate products intended for mop, soak,… Read More

Categories: Virology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, ASTM, Test, and Virology Testing


ASTM E1153 Standard Test Method for Efficacy of Sanitizers Recommended for Inanimate Non-Food Contact Surfaces

Purpose of Test The ASTM E1153 Standard Test Method for Efficacy of Sanitizers Recommended for Inanimate Non-Food Contact Surfaces is a carrier-based test method used to evaluate water soluble powders, liquid, spray or towelette products intended to reduce the number of microorganisms on non-food contact surfaces (e.g. floors, walls and furnishings). These products are typically… Read More

Categories: Microbiology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, ASTM, Microbiology Testing, and Test