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ASTM International - ASTM E1327-07(2018)

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Antimicrobial Handwash Formulations by Utilizing Fingernail Regions

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 September 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Cosmetics. Toiletries): 71.100.70
significance And Use:

4.1 The procedure should be used to test the degerming effectiveness of antimicrobial hand washing products used by health care personnel that are intended for frequent use, and that are intended... View More

scope:

1.1 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.

1.2 A knowledge of microbiological techniques is required for these procedures.

1.3 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.

1.4 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.

Document History

ASTM E1327-07(2018)
September 1, 2018
Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Antimicrobial Handwash Formulations by Utilizing Fingernail Regions
1.1 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...
October 1, 2012
Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Antimicrobial Handwash Formulations by Utilizing Fingernail Regions
1.1 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...
April 1, 2007
Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Antimicrobial Handwash Formulations by Utilizing Fingernail Regions
1.1 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...
January 1, 2000
Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Health Care Personnel Handwash Formulations by Utilizing Fingernail Regions
1.1 This test method covers the determination of ability of antimicrobial handwashing agents to give reductions of transient microbial flora (bacterial flora) when used in a hand washing procedure....
January 1, 2000
Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Health Care Personnel Handwash Formulations by Utilizing Fingernail Regions
1.1 This test method covers the determination of ability of antimicrobial handwashing agents to give reductions of transient microbial flora (bacterial flora) when used in a hand washing procedure....
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