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Antimicrobial Regulatory Overview

In order to register an antimicrobial pesticide, the EPA requires registrants to generate scientific data necessary to address concerns regarding product identity, composition, potential adverse effects, efficacy and the environmental fate of the product. In addition to providing the highest quality antimicrobial efficacy testing services in the industry, Accuratus Lab Services also offers analytical chemistry testing to… Read More

Posted on: November 6, 2017

Categories: News and White Paper


Creating Adequate Reprocessing Instructions

Reusable Medical Device manufacturers are required by the US Food and Drug Administration to validate their reprocessing instructions. Statistics say, about one in 25 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection. With adequate reprocessing instructions, we can help reduce these statistics!

Posted on: September 7, 2017

Categories: News and White Paper

Tags: Cleaning Validation and Reusable Device


EPA Posts Revised Draft OCSPP 810 Series Test Guidelines

EPA released a revised draft of OCSPP 810 Series Test Guidelines in June, now available for public review and comment. Accuratus Lab Services technical personnel have performed an initial review of the draft revisions. Read this summary of some of the significant proposed changes to each of the revised draft guidelines.

Posted on: June 15, 2015

Categories: News

Tags: Antimicrobial


Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) Now Available for Testing

ATS Labs is pleased to announce that we have acquired porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) and are ready to offer efficacy testing of antimicrobial products against the virus. PEDV is a highly contagious virus from the Cornonaviridae family that, according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), was first isolated in the United Kingdom in 1971 and has now spread across Europe and Asia. The virus was isolated in the United States for the first time in May of 2013; unfortunately the virus has spread nationwide.

Posted on: April 17, 2014

Categories: News

Tags: Efficacy Testing


Qualifying Disinfectants for Use in Aseptic Manufacturing

Obtaining the highest confidence that aseptic cleanrooms and other critical manufacturing/quality control (QC) environments are properly disinfected is paramount in assuring the production of safe and effective pharmaceutical products or medical devices.

Posted on: March 5, 2014

Categories: News

Tags: Efficacy Testing


ATS Labs Expands to Offer Full Analytical Chemistry Testing Services

Eagan, MN. — December 6, 2013 — ATS Labs, a leading provider of microbiology and virology efficacy testing services to the regulated antimicrobial industry, today announces the launch of its new analytical chemistry testing services. ATS Labs is now able to provide the developers and manufacturers of antimicrobial products with an expanded suite of GLP analytical chemical characterization, physical chemistry and storage stability testing services necessary for the registration of their antimicrobial products.

Posted on: December 6, 2013

Categories: News

Tags: Efficacy Testing and GLP


ATS Labs Offers Antimicrobial Testing Utilizing Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus

Eagan, MN. — December 6, 2013 — ATS Labs announced today that they are pleased to offer testing of antimicrobial products for efficacy against avian influenza A (H7N9) virus. Avian influenza A (H7N9) virus, called H7N9 for short, has infected humans in China causing severe respiratory illness. According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately one-third of those infected have died.

Posted on: December 6, 2013

Categories: News

Tags: Efficacy Testing


Join ATS Labs at the 2013 PDA Annual Conference

Join ATS Labs at the PDA 8th Annual Global Conference on Pharmaceutical Microbiology in Bethesda, Maryland. The conference, hosted at the Betheda North Marriot Hotel, will bring together all levels of industry professionals to network and benefit from a program that reveals the essential science of microbiology and seeks to solve the problems that the global pharmaceutical industry faces on a daily basis.

Posted on: October 8, 2013

Categories: News