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Efficacy Testing of Disinfectants and Antiseptics

Type Method Reference  Title 
Human Medicine  ASTM E2783-11 (2016)  Assessment of Antimicrobial Activity for Water Miscible Compounds Using a Time-Kill Procedure
Human Medicine AOAC 966.04 Sporicidal Activity of Disinfectants 
Human Medicine   AOAC 991.49 Testing Disinfectants Against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Hard Surface Carrier Test Method
Human Medicine AOAC 991.48 Testing Disinfectants Against Staphylococcus aureus, Hard Surface Carrier Test Method
Human Medicine AOAC 991.47 Testing Disinfectants Against Salmonella choleraesuis, Hard Surface Carrier Test Method
Human Medicine   ASTM E1153-14 Efficacy of Sanitizers Recommended for Inanimate, Hard, Nonporous Non-Food Contact Surfaces
Human Medicine ASTM E2197 - 17e1 Standard Quantitative Disk Carrier Test Method for Determining Bactericidal, Virucidal, Fungicidal, Mycobactericidal, and Sporicidal Activities of Chemicals
Industry   ASTM E645 - 18 Evaluation of Microbicides Used in Cooling Water Systems
Industry ASTM E1839-13 Efficacy of Slimicides for the Paper Industry—Bacterial and Fungal Slime
Human Medicine   ASTM E1053 - 11 Assess Virucidal Activity of Chemicals Intended for Disinfection of Inanimate, Nonporous Environmental Surfaces
Industry ASTM E1839-13 Efficacy of Slimicides for the Paper Industry—Bacterial and Fungal Slime
Toxicity ISO 10993-5:2009 Biological evaluation of medical devices -- Part 5: Tests for in vitro cytotoxicity
Toxicity OECD 471 Bacterial Reverse Mutation Test
Material Compatibility ISO 22196:2011 Measurement of antibacterial activity on plastics and other non-porous surfaces
Material Compatibility JIS Z 2801 Assessment of antimicrobial activity of hard non-porous surfaces
Human Medicine ASTM E2276-10 (2019) Standard Test Method for Determining the Bacteria-Eliminating Effectiveness of Hygienic Handwash and Handrub Agents Using the Fingerpads of Adults
Human Medicine ASTM E2755 - 15 Standard Test Method for Determining the Bacteria-Eliminating Effectiveness of Healthcare Personnel Hand Rub Formulations Using Hands of Adults
Human Medicine ASTM E1174 - 13 Standard Test Method for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Health Care Personnel Handwash Formulations
Human Medicine BS EN 16777:2018 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative non-porous surface test without mechanical action for the evaluation of virucidal activity of chemical disinfectants used in the medical area. Test method and requirements (phase 2/step 2)
Human Medicine BS EN 17111:2018 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative carrier test for the evaluation of virucidal activity for instruments used in the medical area. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2)
Human Medicine BS EN 17126:2018 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of sporicidal activity of chemical disinfectants in the medical area. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)
Veterinary Field BS EN 16437:2014 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative surface test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in veterinary area on porous surfaces without mechanical action. Test method and requirements
Veterinary Field BS EN 14349:2012 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative surface test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in the veterinary area on non-porous surfaces without mechanical action. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2)
Veterinary Field BS EN 16438:2014 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative surface test for the evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in the veterinary area on non-porous surfaces without mechanical action. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2)
Food Industry BS EN 13610:2002 Chemical disinfectants. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of virucidal activity against bacteriophages of chemical disinfectants used in food and industrial areas. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)
Human Medicine BS EN 13697:2015 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative non-porous surface test for the evaluation of bactericidal and/or fungicidal activity of chemical disinfectants used in food, industrial, domestic and institutional areas. Test method and requirements without mechanical action (phase 2, step 2)
Human Medicine BS EN 14561:2006 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative carrier test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity for instruments used in the medical area. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2)
Human Medicine BS EN 14562:2006 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative carrier test for the evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity for instruments used in the medical area. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2)
Human Medicine BS EN 14563:2008 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative carrier test for the evaluation of mycobactericidal or tuberculocidal activity of chemical disinfectants used for instruments in the medical area. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2)
Human Medicine BS EN 12791:2016+A1:2017 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Surgical hand disinfection. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2)
Human Medicine BS EN 1499:2013 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Hygienic handwash. Test method and requirements (phase 2/step 2)
Human Medicine BS EN 13727:2012+A2:2015 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity in the medical area. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)
Human Medicine BS EN 13624:2013 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity in the medical area. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)
Human Medicine BS EN 14348:2005 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of mycobactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants in the medical area including instrument disinfectants. Test methods and requirements (phase 2, step 1)
Water BS EN 13623:2010 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity against Legionella of chemical disinfectants for aqueous systems. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)
Veterinary Field BS EN 1656:2009 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in the veterinary area. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)
Veterinary Field BS EN 1657:2016 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in the veterinary area. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)
Veterinary Field BS EN 14204:2012 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of mycobactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in the veterinary area. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)
Food Industry BS EN 1276:2009 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics . Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in food, industrial, domestic and institutional areas. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)
Food Industry BS EN 1650:2008+A1:2013 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in food, industrial, domestic and institutional areas. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)
Food Industry BS EN 13704:2018 Chemical disinfectants. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of sporicidal activity of chemical disinfectants used in food, industrial, domestic and institutional areas. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)
Human Medicine BS EN 16615:2015 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative test method for the evaluation of bactericidal and yeasticidal activity on non-porous surfaces with mechanical action employing wipes in the medical area (4- field test). Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2)
Human Medicine OECD 2013 Review of the bactericidal, virucidal and fungicidal efficacy of instrument and surface disinfectants according to OECD (2013).
Human Medicine BS EN 16777:2018 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative non-porous surface test without mechanical action for the evaluation of virucidal activity of chemical disinfectants used in the medical area. Test method and requirements (phase 2/step 2)
Human Medicine ASTM E2197 - 17e1 Standard Quantitative Disk Carrier Test Method for Determining Bactericidal, Virucidal, Fungicidal, Mycobactericidal, and Sporicidal Activities of Chemicals
Human Medicine ASTM E2011 - 13 Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Hygienic Handwash and Handrub Formulations for Virus-Eliminating Activity Using the Entire Hand
Human Medicine BS EN 1500:2013 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Hygienic handrub. Test method and requirements (phase 2/step 2)
Human Medicine ASTM E1838 - 17 Standard Test Method for Determining the Virus-Eliminating Effectiveness of Hygienic Handwash and Handrub Agents Using the Fingerpads of Adults
Human Medicine BS EN 14476:2013+A1:2015 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of virucidal activity in the medical area. Test method and requirements (Phase 2/Step 1)
Veterinary Field BS EN 14675:2015 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of virucidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in the veterinary area. Test method and requirements (Phase 2, step 1)