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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


ASTM E2149 Standard Test Method for Determining the Antimicrobial Activity Antimicrobial Agents

Purpose of Test The ASTM E2149 Standard Test Method is used to evaluate the antimicrobial activity of substrate-bound, non-leaching, antimicrobial-treated samples under dynamic contact conditions. Materials evaluated by this method may be comprised of fabric, paper, powder or other solid materials. This method is generally used to substantiate antimicrobial properties of treated specimens for non-public… Read More

Categories: Microbiology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, ASTM, Microbiology Testing, Test, and Treated Article Efficacy


ASTM E2180 Standard Test Method for Determining Antimicrobial Activity in Polymeric or Hydrophobic Materials

Purpose of Test The ASTM E2180 Standard Test Method is used to evaluate the effectiveness of antimicrobial agents incorporated into/onto hydrophobic surfaces, commonly plastics or polymers. This method is generally used to substantiate antimicrobial properties of treated materials for non-public health related claims. Summary of Test In this method, treated test samples are inoculated with… Read More

Categories: Microbiology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, ASTM, Microbiology Testing, Test, and Treated Article Efficacy


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