Antimicrobial studies

anti microbial study

The aim of antimicrobial studies for hand sanitizers and hand rubs is to determine the biocide activity of a product by measuring bacteria and fungus logarithmic reduction during a determined period of time.

The tests are conducted on subjects in accordance to the following reference standards:

  • ASTM E2276
  • Standard Test Method for Determining Bacteria-Eliminating Effectiveness of Hygienic Handwash and Handrub Agents Using the Fingerpads of Adults Subjects

  • ASTM E2613
  • Standard Test Method for Determining Fungus-Eliminating Effectiveness of Hygienic Handwash and Handrub Agents Using Fingerpads of Adults

Claims

Depending on the desired log reduction values

“Kills 99.9% of germs”, “kills 99.99% of germs instantly”, “kills 99.99% of germs without water”, “kills 99.99% of most common germs without water”

Contact Ewa Kulig for details