Treated Article Efficacy

JIS Z 2801 / ISO 22196 Japanese Industrial Standard Test for Determining Antimicrobial Activity

Purpose of Test The JIS Z 2801 and ISO 22196 standard test methods are used to evaluate the efficacy of antibacterial plastics, metals, and ceramics. This method is generally used to substantiate antibacterial properties of treated products for non-public health related claims. Summary of Test In these methods, treated test samples and untreated control samples… Read More

Categories: Microbiology Testing

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


JIS Z 2801 / ISO 22196 (modification) – Japanese Industrial Standard Test for Determining Antiviral Activity

Purpose of Test The JIS Z 2801 and ISO 22196 standard test methods modified for viruses are used to evaluate the efficacy of antiviral plastic, metal, and ceramic-based materials. This method is generally used to substantiate non-public health related antibacterial claims. Typical test organisms utilized in this method are Hepatitis A virus, Norovirus surrogate, Rotavirus… Read More

Categories: Virology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Test, Treated Article Efficacy, and Virology Testing


Test Method for Determining the Efficacy of Antimicrobial Surfaces as Sanitizers

Purpose of Test The Test Method for Determining the Efficacy of Antimicrobial Surfaces as Sanitizers is a carrier-based test method used to evaluate treated articles (such as antimicrobial metal alloys) for sanitizing efficacy of pathogens for public health claims. These products are typically registered with the U.S. EPA. Summary of Test In this method, a… Read More

Categories: Microbiology Testing

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


Test Method for Determining the Residual Self-Sanitizing Activity of Treated Surfaces

Purpose of Test The Test Method for Determining the Residual Self-Sanitizing Activity of Antimicrobial Surfaces is a carrier-based test method used to evaluate treated articles (such as antimicrobial metal alloys) for residual self-sanitizing efficacy of pathogens for public health claims. These products are typically registered with the U.S. EPA. Summary of Test In this method,… Read More

Categories: Microbiology Testing

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


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


AATCC 100 Assessment of Antibacterial Finishes on Textile Materials

Purpose of Test The AATCC 100 test method is a carrier-based test method used to evaluate the antibacterial activity of treated finishes on or in textile materials. This method is generally used to substantiate antibacterial properties of treated fabric for non-public health related claims. The method, although designed for fabric, may be modified to evaluate… Read More

Categories: Microbiology Testing

Tags: AATCC, Antimicrobial, Medical Device, Microbiology Testing, Test, and Treated Article Efficacy


AATCC 100 Assessment of Antibacterial Finishes on Textile Materials Modified for Virucidal Efficacy

Purpose of Test The modified AATCC 100 test method is a carrier-based test method used to evaluate the antiviral activity of treated finishes on textile materials. This method is generally used to substantiate antiviral properties of treated fabrics for non-public health related claims. Typical test organisms utilized in this method are blood borne pathogens (HIV,… Read More

Categories: Virology Testing

Tags: AATCC, Antimicrobial, Test, Treated Article Efficacy, and Virology Testing