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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…

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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)…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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