Liquid Anitmicrobial Efficacy Tests

These are tests that are related specifically to antimicrobial liquid efficacy testing.

EN 13727 Chemical Disinfectants and Antiseptics: Quantitative Suspension Test for Bactericidal Activity for Instruments Used in the Medical Area

Summary of Test The EN method below are designed to evaluate the bactericidal, fungicidal, yeasticidal, basic sporicidal or mycobactericidal activity of a product used under various conditions. Many methods are suspension based and are used to support general antimicrobial claims while other test methods are carrier-based and are used to support antimicrobial activity of products… Read More

Categories: Liquid Anitmicrobial Efficacy Tests

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, EN, Microbiology Testing, and Test


Re-Use Stress Testing and Evaluation of Disinfectants

Purpose of Test The U.S. FDA and Health Canada require that high-level disinfectants intended to be continuously reused in a clinical setting be evaluated for efficacy after the product has been subjected to simulated re-use procedures. The purpose of this method is to generate a product which has undergone simulated use and periodic bio-burden stressing.… Read More

Categories: Liquid Anitmicrobial Efficacy Tests and Microbiology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, Cleaning Validation, Medical Device, Microbial Identification, Microbiology Testing, and Test


AOAC Use Dilution Test for Liquid Disinfectants (Methods 964.02, 955.14 and 955.15)

Purpose of Test The AOAC Use Dilution test method is a carrier-based method used to evaluate disinfection efficacy of water soluble powders and non-volatile liquid products for registration with regulatory agencies such as the U.S. EPA, Health Canada and in the case of high-level disinfectants, the U.S. FDA. This method is intended to simulate and… Read More

Categories: Liquid Anitmicrobial Efficacy Tests

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, AOAC, Microbiology Testing, and Test