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ASTM E2647-08

Drip Flow Reactor Protocol BioScience Labs provides services for evaluation of product efficacy in the prevention and/or removal of biofilms using in-vitro techniques. This method represents a low fluid shear environment with an air-liquid interface, resulting…
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ASTM E2799-12

MBEC Reactor Protocol BioScience Labs provides services for evaluation of product efficacy in the prevention and/or removal of biofilms using in-vitro techniques.  This method serves as a high throughput screening (HTS) assay to evaluate biofilm grown…
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ASTM E2871-13

Single Tube Method BioScience Labs provides services for evaluation of product efficacy in the prevention and/or removal of biofilms using in-vitro techniques. This method is typically used in conjunction with biofilm grown in the CDC Biofilm…
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ASTM E2562-12

CDC Biofilm Reactor Protocol BioScience Labs provides services for evaluation of product efficacy in the prevention and/or removal of biofilms using in-vitro techniques.  This method is representative of environments where the resulting biofilm exists under…
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ASTM - E2870

Standard Test Method for Evaluating Relative Effectiveness of Antimicrobial handwashing Formulations using the Palmar Surface and Mechanical Hand Sampling This test method covers and is designed to determine the relative effectiveness of antimicrobial handwashing agents…
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ASTM - E2406

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Laundry Sanitizers and Disinfectants for Use in High Efficiency Washing Operations This test method is designed to evaluate sanitizing/ disinfectant laundry detergents/additives for use in high efficiency (HE) automatic…
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ASTM - E2274

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Laundry Sanitizers and Disinfectants This test method is designed to evaluate sanitizing/ disinfectant laundry detergents/additives for use in top-loading automatic clothes washing operations. This test method is designed predominantly…
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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 towelette demonstrates antimicrobial effectiveness as a disinfectant on hard surfaces. 
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ASTM - E2149

Standard Test Method for Determining the Antimicrobial Activity of Antimicrobial Agents Under Dynamic Contact Conditions This test method is designed to evaluate the antimicrobial activity of non-leaching, antimicrobial-treated specimens under dynamic contact conditions. This dynamic…
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ASTM - E2783

Standard Test Method for Assessment of Antimicrobial Activity for Water-Miscible Compounds Using a Time-Kill Procedure This test method measures the changes of a population of aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms within a specific sampling time when…
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ASTM- E1054

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Inactivators of Antimicrobial Agents The effectiveness of antimicrobial agents incorporated into disinfectants, sanitizers, and antiseptics is measured by their ability to kill microorganisms within a specified contact time. Hence,…
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ASTM - E2752

Standard Guide for Evaluation of Residual Effectiveness of Antibacterial Personal Cleansing Products This guide is designed to demonstrate the effectiveness of an antibacterial personal cleansing product in reducing the numbers of a marker organism (representing…
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ASTM - E2011

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Hygienic Handwash and Handrub Formulations for Virus-Eliminating Activity Using the Entire Hand This test method is designed to evaluate handwash or handrub agents for their ability to reduce or…
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ASTM - E1838

Standard Test Method for Determining the Virus-Eliminating Effectiveness of Hygienic Handwash and Handrub Agents Using the Fingerpads of Adults This test method is designed to determine the comparative virus-eliminating effectiveness of microbicidal or nonmicrobicidal formulations.…
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ASTM- E1153

Standard Test Method for Efficacy of Sanitizers Recommended for Inanimate Non-Food Contact Surfaces This test method is used to evaluate the antimicrobial efficacy of sanitizers on precleaned inanimate, nonporous, nonfood contact surfaces. This method should…
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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 ability of test substances to inactivate vegetative bacteria, viruses, fungi,…
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ASTM - E1882

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Antimicrobial Formulations by the Agar patch Technique This procedure can be used to evaluate formulations containing ingredients intended to inhibit growth of bacteria on intact skin and measures the…
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ASTM - E640

Standard Test Method for Preservatives in Water-Containing Cosmetics This test method covers the determination of the suitability of preservatives for use in cosmetic formulations. It sets minimal requirements for preservative performance in model formulations.
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ASTM E1173

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Preoperative, Precatheterization, or Preinjection Skin Preparations These procedures should be used to test topical antimicrobial-containing preparations that are intended to be fast-acting in reducing significantly the number of organisms…
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ASTM - E1174

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Health Care Personnel Handwash Formulations The procedure may be used to test the effectiveness of antimicrobial handwashing agents. The test formulations may be designed for frequent…
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ASTM - E2280

Standard Test Method for Determining the Activity of Incorporated Antimicrobial Agent(s) in Polymeric or Hydrophobic Materials This test method is designed to evaluate (quantitatively) the antimicrobial effectiveness of agents incorporated or bound into or onto…
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ASTM - E2613

Standard Test Method for Determining Fungus-Eliminating Effectiveness of Hygienic Handwash and Handrub Agents Using Fingerpads of Adults This test method is designed to assess the ability of hygienic handwash and handrub agents to reduce levels…
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ASTM - E1115

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Surgical Hand Scrub Formulations The procedure in this test method should be used to evaluate the activity of the test formulation in reducing the bacterial population of the hands…
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ASTM - E2755

Standard Test Method for Determining the Bacteria-Eliminating Effectiveness of Healthcare Personnel Hand Rub Formulations Using Hands of Adults This test method is designed to determine the activity of leave-on hand sanitizers (also known as hand rubs,…
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ASTM - E2276

Standard Test Method for Determining the Bacteria-Eliminating Effectiveness of Hygienic Handwash and Handrub Agents Using the FIngerpads of Adults This test method is designed to determine the activity of hygienic handwash and handrub agents against transient…
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ASTM - E1327

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Antimicrobial Handwash Formulations by Utilizing Fingernail Regions The procedure should be used to test the degerming effectiveness of antimicrobial hand washing products used by health care personnel that are…
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ASTM - E2784

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Handwash Formulations Using the Paper Towel (Palmar) Method of Hand Contamination This procedure has been designed to evaluate handwash products using a palmar surface only contamination…
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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 virucidal efficacy of liquid, aerosol, or trigger-spray microbicides intended for…
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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 substances with viruses in suspension. 
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ASTM D5035 Dry Strength Testing and Wet Strength Testing

This test determines the breaking force and elongation of textile fabrics used for dressing or bandage material.  There are provisions for wet and dry fabrics, woven and non-woven materials, and dipped or coated fabrics.  This…
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ASTM D3330/D3330M Adhesive Strength Testing

These test methods are used on pressure-sensitive tapes to show the relative bond strength of a given tape to one or more surfaces.  The surface type is variable and multiple angles of peel are used…
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ASTM D3574 Sections E & F Tensile Test & Tear Resistance Test

These test methods are designed to test the strength of flexible cellular materials, specifically “Slab, Bonded, and Molded Urethane Foams”.  The strength of cellular materials determines for what uses these products may be used.  BSLI…
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ASTM D903 Peel or Stripping Strength of Adhesive Bonds

This standard test method is used to determine the comparative peel or stripping strength of adhesive bonds when tested on standard-sized material and under defined conditions of pretreatment, temperature, and testing machine speed.  The test…
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ASTM D3330 Peel Adhesion of Pressure Sensitive Tape

This test method is a tool for quality assurance to provide data regarding the requirements for a minimum and maximum peel value for a specific tape.  Depending on your specific tape, the methods employed will…
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ASTM D1876 T-Peel Test

This test method is designed to determine the relative peel resistance of your tape adhesive to flexible surfaces.  This method can be performed under environmentally controlled conditions and the test product can be conditioned depending…
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ASTM D6195 Adhesive Loop Tack Strength Test

This standard test method is used to determine the tack strength of pressure sensitive adhesives.  This method can be performed under environmentally controlled conditions and the test product can be conditioned depending on your needs. …
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ASTM F2258 Tensile Strength of Tissue Adhesives

This test method provides a means for comparison of tissue adhesives strengths intended for use as surgical adhesives and/or sealants on soft tissue.  It can also be used as a QC test for tissue adhesive…
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ASTM F2256 Strength Properties of Tissue Adhesive by T-Peel Loading

This test method provides a means for comparison of tissue adhesives strengths intended for use as surgical adhesives and/or sealants on soft tissue.  It can also be used as a QC test for tissue adhesive…
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