Virology Testing

EN 14675 Quantitative Suspension Test for the Evaluation of Virucidal Activity of Chemical Disinfectants and Antiseptics in the Veterinary Field

Purpose of Test The purpose of this test is to determine the minimum virucidal activity of a chemical disinfectant in contact with medical instruments, surfaces or hands, according to EN test methods developed by the CEN (European Committee for Standardization) to support registrations within Europe. The method described is intended to determine the activity of… Read More

Posted on: December 5, 2014

Categories: Virology Testing

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


JIS Z 2801 / ISO 22196 (modification) – Japanese Industrial Standard Test for Determining Antiviral Activity

Purpose of Test The JIS Z 2801 and ISO 22196 standard test methods modified for viruses are used to evaluate the efficacy of antiviral plastic, metal, and ceramic-based materials. This method is generally used to substantiate non-public health related antibacterial claims. Typical test organisms utilized in this method are Hepatitis A virus, Norovirus surrogate, Rotavirus… Read More

Posted on: December 5, 2014

Categories: Virology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Test, Treated Article Efficacy, and Virology Testing


Virucidal Efficacy of a Disinfectant Applied to a Room Via a Fogger or Misting Device

Purpose of Test The purpose of test is to determine the effectiveness of disinfectant products applied via fogging and/or misting systems for registration with regulatory authorities such as the EPA to support hard surface viral disinfection claims. A carrier based method is used in a large room enclosed to simulate the actual use of these… Read More

Posted on: December 5, 2014

Categories: Virology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, Fogging and Misting, Test, and Virology Testing


Virucidal Efficacy of a Disinfectant For Use on Inanimate Environmental Surfaces For Hepatitis B Virus

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires an infectivity assay to be conducted to determine the virucidal efficacy of disinfectants used on hard, inanimate environmental surfaces. Presently, there are no reliable in vitro infectivity assays available for Hepatitis B virus. The EPA has approved the use of surrogate viruses to be used as a model… Read More

Posted on: December 5, 2014

Categories: Liquid Antimicrobial Efficacy Tests and Virology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, Test, and Virology Testing


Virucidal Efficacy of a Disinfectant For Use on Inanimate Environmental Surfaces For Hepatitis C Virus

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires an infectivity assay to be conducted to determine the virucidal efficacy of disinfectants used on hard, inanimate environmental surfaces. Presently, there are no reliable in vitro infectivity assays available for Hepatitis C virus. The EPA has approved the use of surrogate viruses to be used as a model… Read More

Posted on: December 5, 2014

Categories: Virology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, Test, and Virology Testing


Virucidal Efficacy of a Disinfectant For Use on Inanimate Environmental Surfaces For Norovirus

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires an infectivity assay to be conducted to determine the virucidal efficacy of disinfectants used on hard, inanimate environmental surfaces. Presently, there are no reliable in vitro infectivity assays available for Norovirus. The EPA has approved the use of surrogate viruses to be used as a model virus to… Read More

Posted on: December 5, 2014

Categories: Liquid Antimicrobial Efficacy Tests and Virology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, Test, and Virology Testing


Virucidal Efficacy of Laundry Additives

Purpose of Test This test method (a modification for viral testing of ASTM E 2274 Standard Test Method for the Evaluation of Laundry Sanitizer and Disinfectants and ASTM E 2406 Standard Test Method for the Evaluation of Laundry Sanitizer and Disinfectants for Use in High Efficiency Washing Operations) is used to evaluate the disinfectant efficacy… Read More

Posted on: December 5, 2014

Categories: Virology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, Test, and Virology Testing


Virucidal Efficacy of Pre-Saturated Towelettes for Hard Surface Disinfection

Purpose of Test This test method is used to evaluate the efficacy of pre-saturated disinfectant towelettes for registration as a virucide for hard, non-porous surfaces with regulatory agencies such as the U.S. EPA and Health Canada. The test procedure is to simulate the way in which the product is intended to be used. This test… Read More

Posted on: December 5, 2014

Categories: Virology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, Test, and Virology Testing