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AOAC International is the independent science-based solutions through the development of microbiological and chemical standards. AOAC standards are used globally to facilitate public health and safety. BioScience Labs offers services to test your antimicrobial disinfectants in a regulated laboratory setting to support approvals and marketing claims. Our studies are run by well-trained and experienced technicians to efficiently complete the efficacy studies you need.

AOAC 955.14, 955.15, and 964.02 Use Dilution Method

These standard methods test the efficacy of disinfectants against three standard bacteria on hard surfaces.  These standard tests are used for products in the EPA Antimicrobial Testing Program.  BioScience Labs offers this service to provide…
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AOAC 965.13 DISINFECTANTS (WATER) FOR SWIMMING POOLS

This standard test method recommended by the EPA provides efficacy data for Test Products designed to disinfect spa and pool water.  BioScience Labs offers this service to provide the data you require to receive regulatory…
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AOAC Germicidal Towelette Test

This standard method evaluates the efficacy of towelette disinfectants according to ASTM E2362-09 based on EPA SOP’s.  BioScience Labs offers this service to provide the data you require to receive regulatory approvals and/or support marketing…
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AOAC 966.04 SPORICIDAL ACTIVITY OF DISINFECTANTS

This standard method tests the efficacy of disinfectants against spore-forming bacteria on hard surface carriers.  This standard test is suitable for determining sporicidal activity of liquid chemicals in the EPA Antimicrobial Testing Program.  BioScience Labs…
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AOAC 960.09 GERMICIDAL AND DETERGENT SANITIZING ACTION OF DISINFECTANTS TEST

This standard test method tests the efficacy of food contact sanitizers against S. aureus and E. coli.  These studies are used for products in the EPA Antimicrobial Testing Program.  BioScience Labs offers this service to…
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AOAC 955.16 CHLORINE (AVAILABLE) IN DISINFECTANTS; GERMICIDAL EQUIVALENT CONCENTRATION

This standard test method provides efficacy data that demonstrates equivalent performance of Test Product equivalent concentrations to sodium hypochlorite.  This study evaluates sanitizing rinses for previously cleaned non-porous surfaces in food handling for the EPA…
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AOAC 965.12 TUBERCULOCIDAL ACTIVITY OF DISINFECTANTS

This standard test method recommended by the EPA demonstrates efficacy on hard non-porous surfaces against M. bovis.  BioScience Labs offers this service to provide the data you require to receive regulatory approvals and/or support marketing…
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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…
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AOAC 955.17 FUNGICIDAL ACTIVITY OF DISINFECTANTS; USING TRICHOPHYTON MENTAGROPHYTES

This standard test method recommended by the EPA provides efficacy data for Test Products designed as disinfectants with antifungal applications.  The method uses T. mentagrophytes in suspension as directed by the EPA.  BioScience Labs offers…
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