Time-Kill Test

Assessment of Antimicrobial Activity Using a Time-Kill Procedure


Regulatory reference: According to ASTM E2315 – 16.
Claim: Kills 99.99% of germs
Application field: Finished products.
Description of the test: Antimicrobial activity of specific materials is measured with this technique by measuring the changes in a population of aerobic microorganisms within a specified sampling time. This test can be used in particular for the hand sanitizers with the claim “kills 99.99% of germs”.
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