Virucidal Disinfectant Testing

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 Method 961.02, Germicidal Spray Products as Disinfectants (17th Edition, 2000), as specified by the U.S.  Environmental Protection Agency requirements set forth in the Pesticide Assessment Guidelines, Subdivision G: Product Performance.

For decades, disinfectants and antiseptics have been used to prevent the spread of dangerous microbes, including viruses. Basic information on viral epidemiology and transmission is of great value in determining the right way to test virucidal activity of your product and choosing the appropriate formulation for inactivating a particular virus.  Viral infections are transmitted directly or indirectly from one person to another and, commonly, are classified by the route of transmission:

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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 virology laboratory personnel are well-trained on the…

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AOAC 961.02 GERMICIDAL SPRAY PRODUCTS AS DISINFECTANTS

This standard test method recommended by the EPA provides efficacy data for Test Products designed as germicidal spray products.  The method uses three standard bacterial strains with the option for additional strains depending on your needs.  BioScience Labs offers this service to provide the data you require to receive regulatory…

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