Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Antimicrobial Handwash Formulations by Utilizing Fingernail Regions
|Publication Date:||1 April 2007|
|ICS Code (Sterilization and disinfection in general):||11.080.01|
This test method can be used to determine the effectiveness of antimicrobial handwashing agents (including handrubs) in the reduction of transient bacterial flora with particular emphasis on the fingernail region.
A knowledge of microbiological techniques is required for these procedures.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For more specific hazard statements, see 7.5.
This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.