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European Standard (EN) are documents that globally recognized that define best practices and requirements for test-methods. This is a list of BSLI’s most commonly practiced EN methods and our capabilities run deeper. Connect with our experts to see how we can customize your study.

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 virucidal activity of chemical disinfectant and antiseptic products that form…
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EN 14348

Quantitative Suspension Test for the Evaluation of Mycobactericidal Activity of Chemical Disinfectants in the Medical Area Including Instrument Disinfectants  This document specifies a test method and the minimum requirements for mycobactericidal (or tuberculocidal) activity of…
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EN 13624

Quantitative Suspension Test for the Evaluation of Fungicidal Activity of Chemical Disinfectants for Instruments used in the Medical Area This European Standard applies to products that are used in the medical area for disinfecting instruments for…
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EN 13727

Quantitative Suspension Test for the Evaluation of Bactericidal Activity in the Medical Area This European Standard applies to products that are used in the medical area in the fields of hygienic handrub, hygienic handwash, surgical…
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EN 12791

 Surgical Hand Disinfection This European Standard specifies a test method simulating practical conditions for establishing whether a product for surgical hand disinfection reduces the release of hand flora according to requirements described in clause 4…
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EN 1499

Hygienic Handwash This European Standard specifies a test method simulating practical conditions for establishing whether a product for hygienic handwash (water-aided) reduces the release of transient microbial flora on hands when used to wash the…
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EN 1500

Hygienic Handrub This European Standard specifies a test method simulating practical conditions for establishing whether a product for hygienic handrub (leave-ons) reduces the release of transient microbial flora on hands when rubbed onto the artificially…
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EN 13697

Quantitative Non-Porous Surface Test for the Evaluation of Bactericidal and/or Fungicidal Activity of Chemical Disinfectants Used in Food, Industrial, Domestic and Institutional Areas This method specifies a test method and the minimum requirements for bactericidal…
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EN1276

Quantitative Suspension Test for the Evaluation of Bactericidal Activity of Chemical Disinfectants and Antiseptics used in Food, Industrial, Domestic and Institutional Areas This European Standard specifies a test method and the minimum requirements for bactericidal…
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EN 1275

Quantitative suspension Test for the Evaluation of Basic Fungicidal or Basic Yeasticidal Activity of Chemical Disinfectants and Antiseptics This European Standard applies to active substances (antifungal biocides) and to formulations under development that are planned…
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EN 1040

Chemical Disinfectants and Antiseptics- Quantitative Suspension Test for the Evaluation of Basic Bactericidal Activity of Chemical Disinfectants and Antiseptics This European Standard applies to active substances (antibacterial biocides) and to formulations under development that are…
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EN1650

Quantitative Suspension Test for the Evaluation of Fungicidal activity of Chemical Disinfectants and Antiseptics Used in Food, Industrial, Domestic and Institutional Areas This method describes a suspension test method for establishing whether a chemical disinfectant…
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EN 13726-1 Absorbency Testing

Wound dressings are used to soak-up or remove excess fluid.  This test determines the amount of fluid the dressing can absorb.  BSLI can perform this test to help you determine the characteristics you need in…
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EN 13726-2 MVTR Testing

Moisture Vapor Transmission Rate test is performed on primary wound dressings to help you determine the effects of moisture on the wound upon which the dressings are applied.  BSLI is available to help you determine…
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EN 13726-3 Waterproofness

This test method provides information on wound dressings that act as a barrier to moisture entering a wound.  This test method places water under hydrostatic pressure on the waterproof side of the dressing to determine…
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EN 13726-4 Conformability

This test method provides measures of the resistance to stretching, and the dressing’s ability to return to its original shape.  The material is measured before subjected to tensile stress then after the load it removed,…
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EP 5.1.3

The European Pharmacopeia describes in General Text 5.1.3, the assay they recommend for testing preservative efficacy. The EP divides products into three tables: 5.1.3-1 - Parenteral and ophthalmic preparations 5.1.3-2 - Topical preparations 5.1.3-3 -…
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