JIS Z 2801: Antibacterial products – Test for antibacterial activity and efficacy (Amendment 1)

Link: https://www.meti.go.jp Purpose and Goals Evaluate and compare the antimicrobial activity of non-porous materials in laboratory-controlled testing.  Testing This testing will be performed as a modification to the Japanese International Standards Association’s Test method Z 2801.  Sections (dimensions to be determined) of the test material will be disinfected with an ethanol solution, inoculated with a […]

JIS L 1902: Textiles – Determination of antibacterial activity and efficacy of textile products

Link: https://www.meti.go.jp Purpose and Goals Evaluate and compare the antimicrobial activity of multiple textiles against a variety of microbes at different contact times in laboratory-controlled testing.  Testing This testing will be performed according to / as a modification to the Japanese International Standards Association’s Test MethodJIS L1902. This test method is designed to determine the […]

ISO 22196: Measurement of antibacterial activity on plastics and other non-porous surfaces

ISO 22196 – Measurement of antibacterial activity on plastics and other non-porous surfaces https://www.iso.org/standard/54431.html Purpose and Goals Evaluate and compare the antimicrobial activity of non-porous materials in laboratory-controlled testing.  Testing This testing will be performed as a modification to the International Organization for Standardization Test method ISO 22196.  Sections (dimensions to be determined) of the […]

ISO 18184: Textiles — Determination of antiviral activity of textile products

Link: https://www.iso.org/standard/71292.html Purpose and Goals Evaluate and compare the antiviral activity of multiple textiles in laboratory-controlled testing.  Testing This testing will be a modification of ISO 18184. Textile swatches will be inoculated with a liquid viral suspension, incubated at room temperature and ambient relative humidity for a specified contact time, and then recovered into a […]

ISO 20743: Textiles – Determination of antibacterial activity of textile products

Link: https://www.iso.org/standard/59586.html Purpose and Goals Evaluate and compare the antimicrobial activity of multiple textiles against a variety of microbes at different contact times in laboratory-controlled testing.  Testing This testing will be performed according to / as a modification to the International Standards Organisation’s Test Method ISO 20743. This test method is designed to determine the […]

ASTM E3160: Standard Test Method for Quantitative Evaluation of the Antibacterial Properties of Porous Antibacterial Treated Articles (E. coli, MRSA, S. aureus, K. pneumoniae)

Link: https://www.astm.org/Standards/E3160.htm Purpose and Goals Evaluate and compare the antimicrobial activity of multiple textiles against a variety of microbes at different contact times in laboratory-controlled testing.  Testing This testing will be performed according to / as a modification to ASTM International’s Standard Test Method E3160. This test method is designed to determine the antibacterial properties […]

ASTM E2967: Standard Test Method for Assessing the Ability of Pre-wetted Towelettes to Remove and Transfer Bacterial Contamination on Hard, Non-Porous Environmental Surfaces Using the Wiperator (modified)

Link: https://www.astm.org/Standards/E2967.htm Purpose and Goals Evaluate and compare the antimicrobial efficacies of several wipe formulas against a variety of microbes in laboratory-controlled testing.  Materials and Methods This testing will be a modification of ASTM International’s Standard Test Method E2967. Test surface discs (12mm diameter) or tiles (1-inch squares) will be inoculated with a liquid microbial […]

ASTM E2406: Evaluation of Laundry Sanitizers and Disinfectants for Use in High-Efficiency Washing Operations

Link: https://www.astm.org/Standards/E2406.htm Purpose and Goals Evaluate and compare the antimicrobial efficacies of laundry sanitizers against a variety of microbes in laboratory-controlled testing.  High-efficiency automatic laundry operations typically use very low water volumes and thus present a worst-case scenario challenge for laundry sanitizers.  Materials and Methods This testing will be a modification of ASTM International’s Standard […]