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 […]

ASTM E2362: Standard Practice for Evaluation of Pre-saturated or Impregnated Towelettes for Hard Surface Disinfection

Link: https://www.astm.org/Standards/E2362.htm Purpose and Goals Evaluate and compare the antimicrobial efficacies of several wipe formulas against a variety of microbes/viruses in laboratory-controlled testing.  Materials and Methods This testing will be a modification of ASTM International’s Standard Test Method E2362. Test surface carriers (glass slides 25 x 75 mm) will be inoculated with a liquid microbial/viral […]

ASTM E1053: Standard Practice to Assess Virucidal Activity of Chemicals Intended for Disinfection of Inanimate, Nonporous Environmental Surfaces

Link: https://www.astm.org/Standards/E1053.htm Purpose and Goals Evaluate and compare the antiviral activity of a/multiple disinfectant products in laboratory-controlled testing.  Testing This testing will be a modification of ASTM E1053 – Standard Practice to Assess Virucidal Activity of Chemicals Intended for Disinfection of Inanimate, Nonporous Environmental Surfaces. A nonporous glass or stainless steel carrier surface will be […]

AOAC (EPA MB-06-09): Evaluation of Spray Disinfectant (includes standard 80 carriers)

https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-analytical-methods/antimicrobial-testing-methods-procedures-mb-06-09 Purpose and Goals Evaluate and compare the antimicrobial efficacies of a novel disinfection device against a variety of microbes on different test locations in laboratory-controlled testing.  Materials and Methods This testing will be performed per the US EPA’s MB-06-09, Standard Operating Procedure for Germicidal Spray Products as Disinfectants (GSPT): Testing of Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas […]