Virology Laboratory

Virology Laboratory

BioScience Laboratories assists clients with new product development, R&D projects, marketing claims, and supporting EPA, FDA, EU, and Health Canada label claims. Combining our virology capabilities with over 23 years of experience in conducting GLP and GCP compliant studies, we can offer a start-to-finish solution. Our personnel lead by Dr. Volha Teagle are well-trained on the various ASTM, EN, and ISO standard methods and provide clinical and In-Vitro services. The Virology laboratory maintains a collection of over 50 different viral strains and cell cultures and offers high-throughput testing geared toward product formulators who are interested in testing multiple products for efficacy versus specific viruses. 

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ASTM- E1053

Standard Test Method to Assess Virucidal Activity of Chemicals Intended for Disinfection of Inanimate, Non-porous Environmental Surfaces This test method is used to evaluate the…
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OECD 435

This method describes an in vitro membrane barrier test method that is used to identify corrosive substances. It utilizes an artificial membrane designed to respond…
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ASTM - E1052

Standard Test Method to Assess the Activity of Microbicides against Viruses in Suspension This test method is intended to demonstrate the virucidal activity of test…
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OECD 492

This method utilizes human cornea-like epithelium which closely mimics the basic properties of the human corneal epithelium. The test evaluates the ability of a test…
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ISO 22442-3

Medical devices utilizing animal tissues and their derivatives – Part 3:  Validation of the elimination and/or inactivation of viruses and transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) agents…
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Dermal OECD 431

In-Vitro Skin Corrosion: Human Skin Model Test In this method, the test material (solid or liquid) is applied to a three-dimensional human skin model and…
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EN 14476

Quantitative Suspension Test for the Evaluation of Virucidal Activity in the Medical Area This European Standard specifies a test method and the minimum requirements for…
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Dermal OECD 439

In-Vitro Skin Irritation: Reconstructed Human Epidermis Test Method This method is based on reconstructed human epidermis, which closely mimics the properties of the upper layers…
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ASTM - E2362

Standard Practice for Evaluation of Pre-saturated or Impregnated Towelettes for Hard Surface Disinfection This test method may be used to determine if a pre-saturated or impregnated…
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ASTM - E2197

Standard Quantitative Disk Carrier Test Method for Determining Bactericidal, Virucidal, Fungicidal, Mycobactericidal, and Sporicidal Activities of Chemicals This test method is designed to evaluate the…
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OECD 437

Bovine Corneal Opacity and Permeability (BCOP) Test Method for Identifying Ocular Corrosives/Severe Irritants and Substances not Classified as Irritants The Bovine Corneal Opacity and Permeability…
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Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems: Cleaning & Disinfection Procedure Validation

BioScience Laboratories Inc. conducts the FDA required validation of cleaning and disinfection procedures.  Each evaluation will include the following FDA requirements: Selection of an EPA…
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Dermal Irritation Testing

The EpiDerm™ Skin Model uses a culture of normal human derived epidermal keratinocytes that forms a multi-layered model of the human epidermidis. This model is…
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Virucidal Disinfectant Testing

These tests are designed to provide virucidal efficacy data for disinfectant products challenged with various viruses.  Testing is performed based on a modification of the AOAC Official…
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Bovine Corneal Opacity and Permeability (BCOP)

The Bovine Corneal Opacity and Permeability (BCOP) test is an In-Vitro method to evaluate chemicals inducing serious eye damage or serious eye irritation.  This test…
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Disinfectant and Sanitizer Testing Services

Bioscience Labs performs these challenging antimicrobial efficacy studies.  Whether you need the AOAC Germicidal Spray Products as Disinfectants Test or the AOAC Use-Dilution Test (for disinfectants requiring dilution) we…
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Clean Room Disinfectant Validation

BSLI also performs cleaning validation studies for which AOAC-like methods are designed to appraise the ability of disinfectant products used in specific cleaning routines to eliminate bacteria…
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General Irritation Testing

The Skin Technology Center performs studies of the irritancy potential of topical antimicrobial products by means of multiple applications (15 or more) of a product…
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