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Custom Product Evaluation

The Bioinstrumentation equipment used in the skin lab includes: Corneometer: measures moisturization of the stratum corneum layer of the skin using capacitance.Skin pH meter: ...

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AATCC

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorist (AATCC), is an internationally recognized association that provides testing methods for testing fibers and fabrics to...

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AATCC - 100

Antimicrobial Finishes on Textile Materials This test method provides a quantitative procedure for the evaluation of the degree of antibacterial activity. Assessment of antiba...

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AOAC

AOAC International is the independent science-based solutions through the development of microbiological and chemical standards. AOAC standards are used globally to facilitate...

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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 y...

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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 t...

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AOAC 955.16

Chlorine (available) in Disinfectants; Germicidal Equivalent Concentration This standard test method provides efficacy data that demonstrates the equivalent performance of Te...

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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 d...

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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 s...

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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...

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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 o...

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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. Bi...

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AOAC 966.04

This standard method tests the efficacy of disinfectants against spore-forming bacteria on hard surface carriers. This standard test is suitable for determining sporicidal act...

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ASTM

These are among the most commonly used ASTM methods, please note that these are not our only capabilities. After discussing your needs with our experts, we are able to purchas...

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ASTM - E2647

Drip Flow Reactor Protocol BioScience Labs provides services for evaluating product efficacy in the prevention and/or removal of biofilms using in-vitro techniques. This metho...

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ASTM - E2799

MBEC Reactor Protocol BioScience Labs provides services for evaluating product efficacy in the prevention and/or removal of biofilms using in-vitro techniques. This method ser...

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ASTM - E2871

Single Tube Method BioScience Labs provides services for evaluating product efficacy in the prevention and/or removal of biofilms using in-vitro techniques. This method is typ...

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ASTM - E2562

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 ...

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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 cov...

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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/d...

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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 u...

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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 impre...

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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 antimicro...

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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...

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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 antisept...

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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 antibacteria...

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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...

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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...

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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 sanitize...

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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 i...

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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 intend...

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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 formulat...

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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-contai...

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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 ha...

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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 (quanti...

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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...

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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 re...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 t...

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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...

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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 provi...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 standar...

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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...

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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 environmenta...

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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 environme...

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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 s...

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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...

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ASTM - D2979

The ASTM D2979 test method provides a quantitative measure of the pressure-sensitive tack of the adhesive. The method is designed to evaluate the adhesive mass itself and is s...

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ASTM - E2946

Standard test method for: Determining the Bacteria-Reducing Effectiveness and Food-Handler Handwash Formulations Using Hands of Adults During testing, subjects will contaminat...

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CLSI

The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) develops globally recognized clinical testing standards....

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CLSI M07-A10

Methods for Dilution Antimicrobial Susceptibility Tests for Bacteria that Grow Aerobically Susceptibility testing is indicated for any organism that contributes to an infectio...

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USP

The U.S Pharmacopoeia Convention (USP) is a scientific organization that sets standards for products distributed and consumed worldwide. These standards are used in many count...

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USP - 51

ANTIMICROBIAL PRESERVATIVE EFFECTIVENESS TEST (PET) The U.S. Pharmacopeia describes in General Chapter 51, the assay they recommend for testing preservative efficacy. The USP ...

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EN

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...

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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 viruc...

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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 sp...

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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 pro...

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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 th...

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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 re...

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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...

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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...

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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 Institution...

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EN 1276

Quantitative Suspension Test for the Evaluation of Bactericidal Activity of Chemical Disinfectants and Antiseptics used in Food, Industrial, Domestic and Institutional Areas T...

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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 a...

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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 ...

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EN 1650

Quantitative Suspension Test for the Evaluation of Fungicidal Activity of Chemical Disinfectants and Antiseptics Used in Food, Industrial, Domestic and Institutional Areas Thi...

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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...

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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...

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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 pr...

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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 ...

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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 - Par...

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Custom Designed Methods

BioScience Laboratories, Inc. knows that no two studies are the same. BSLI specializes in designing the right efficacy study to meet the product’s unique label claims. Custom ...

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Colony Biofilm Method

Biofilms in a Zero-Shear Environment BioScience Labs provides services for evaluation of product efficacy in the prevention and/or removal of biofilms using in-vitro technique...

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EPA Registration

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has put together a series of test guidelines for the use in testing substances for data submission to the Agency....

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ISO Standards

ISO standards are a set of guidelines that ensure quality, safety and efficiency for you products. This is not a complete list of BSLI’s capabilities, connect with our experts...

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ISO 10993-5

Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices This test method describes methods to assess the in-vitro cytotoxicity of medical devices. These methods specify the incubation of cul...

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ISO 11930

The International Organization for Harmonization is designed for cosmetic formulations. Unlike the USP 51 or EP 5.1.3, ISO does not divide products into different categories. ...

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ISO 22442-3

Medical devices utilizing animal tissues and their derivatives – Part 3: Validation of the elimination and/or inactivation of viruses and transmissible spongiform encephalopat...

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JIS Standards

Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) are standardized testing methods for submitting your product data for submission in Japan....

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JIS L1902

Determination of Antibacterial Activity of Antibacterial Materials This standard test method evaluates the antibacterial activity of antibacterial finished textile products in...

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OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are globally recognized guidelines for safety testing and assessing the potential effects of chemicals on hum...

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OECD 431

In-Vitro Skin Corrosion: Human Skin Model Test In this method, the test material (solid or liquid) is applied to a three-dimensional human skin model and corrosive materials a...

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OECD 437

Bovine Corneal Opacity and Permeability (BCOP) Test Method for Identifying Ocular Corrosives/Severe Irritants and Substances not Classified as Irritants The Bovine Corneal Opa...

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OECD 439

In-Vitro Skin Irritation: Reconstructed Human Epidermis Test Method This method is based on the reconstructed human epidermis, which closely mimics the properties of the upper...

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OECD 435

In Vitro Membrane Barrier Test Method for Skin Corrosion This method describes an in vitro membrane barrier test method that is used to identify corrosive substances. It utili...

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OECD 492

Reconstructed human Cornea-like Epithelium (RhCE) test method for identifying chemicals not requiring classification and labeling for eye irritation or serious eye damage Thi...

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PCPC

PCPC (formerly referred to as Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association or CTFA): The Personal Care Products Council provides guidance for preservative efficacy testing in ...

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Personal Care Products Council (PCPC)

Preservation Testing of Water-Miscible Products Challenge testing a formula with known microorganisms to verify that if the products become contaminated, the preservative syst...

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