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


Virucidal Efficacy of Topical Skin Products Utilizing and Ex-Vivo Skin Model

Purpose of Test This carrier based test method is to be used to evaluate the effectiveness of topical skin products against designated viruses following an in-vitro modification of test method ASTM E 1838 (Standard Test Method for Determining the Virus-Eliminating Effectiveness of Hygienic Handwash and Handrub Agents Using the Fingerpads of Adults) utilizing an ex-vivo… Read More

Posted on: December 5, 2014

Categories: Virology Testing

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


Virucidal Efficacy Validation of a Disinfectant Used to Clean and Disinfect the Exterior Surface of Blood Glucose Monitoring Devices

Utilizing Duck Hepatitis B virus as a Surrogate for Human Hepatitis B Virus Purpose of Test The purpose of this study is to validate the virucidal efficacy of a disinfectant which is used to clean and disinfect the exterior surface of blood glucose monitoring and lancing devices against duck Hepatitis B virus, to be used… Read More

Posted on: December 5, 2014

Categories: Virology Testing

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