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AOAC Approves, EPA Accepts New Performance Standard and Method Modifications of Use Dilution Test for the Registration of Liquid Disinfectants

The long awaited performance standard changes and method modifications to the AOAC Use Dilution tests for the evaluation of Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa have finally been accepted. Furthermore, the revisions are now accepted by the US EPA for the substantiation of liquid disinfectants.

Posted on: September 30, 2013

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Understanding Clostridium Difficile Sporicidal Testing

Clostridium difficile, or C. difficile, is a species of anaerobic, spore-forming bacteria that can cause diarrhea, intestinal disease and life-threatening complications when normal, resident gut bacteria are disrupted by antibiotic therapy. C. difficile infections (CDI) are most common in older adults in long-term care facilities and hospitals. Stopping the spread of C. difficile is a top priority in health care institutions.

Posted on: September 25, 2013

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Accelerated Storage Stability: EPA Guidance Brings Opportunity to Registrants

New accelerated stability study conditions authorized by the EPA Office of Pesticides Program (OPP) in a November 2012 guidance suggests that registrants may use an elevated temperature for 14 days a substitute for stability and corrosion characteristics.

Posted on: September 11, 2013

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ATS Labs Announces Facility Expansion and Appointment of Executive Chairman

ATS Labs, a leading provider of microbiology testing services, has recently completed a major expansion of its laboratories and is introducing several new service offerings. In addition, ATS has appointed Thomas Burnell, PhD, as Executive Chairman as the company pursues additional growth opportunities.

Posted on: September 10, 2013

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ATS Labs Rolls Out A Better Website for a Better Experience

ATS Labs has redesigned its website from the ground up to offer an intuitive design for better navigation and more resources. Featuring Responsive Web Design (RWD), ATS Labs is optimized for your desktop, tablet, and smartphone so visitors can find the information they want faster.

Posted on: August 5, 2013

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EPA Requests Efficacy Data to Support Antimicrobial Fogging or Misting Claims

The EPA Pesticide Program distributed a letter dated April 1, 2013 to companies with registered antimicrobial pesticide products that make claims to control public health organisms via fogging or misting applications. Registrants must now substantiate the claims by submitting GLP compliant data to demonstrate fogger/mister product efficacy.

Posted on: April 10, 2013

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ATS Labs Expands Microbiology Services to Include Microbial Identification

ATS Labs expands its microbiology services to include microbial identification testing in strict accordance with cGMPs. Our Microcheck service makes us the premier comprehensive provider for industries that manage microbial environmental contamination.

Posted on: January 13, 2013

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Cleanroom and Aseptic Manufacturing Disinfectant Validations: What Are They All About?

The terms “cleanroom disinfectant validation”, “disinfectant validation”, and “cleaning validation” are bounced around by quality managers in the pharmaceutical, biologic and aseptic manufacturing industries all the time, but how many of us really understand what they mean and why they are important?

Posted on: February 12, 2012

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Tags: Efficacy Testing