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ASTM E2946

Standard Test Method for Determining the Bacteria-Reducing Effectiveness of Food-Handler Handwash Formulations Using Hands of Adults

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 October 2013
Status: active
Page Count: 5
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This test method is designed to determine the activity of food-handler handwashes against transient bacterial flora on the hands. 

Performance of this procedure requires the knowledge of regulations pertaining to the protection of human subjects( 1)2

This test method should be performed by persons with training in microbiology, in facilities designed and equipped for work with potentially infectious agents at biosafety level 2 (2). 

Units-The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard. 

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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For more specific precautionary statements see 8.1.1.

2 The boldface numbers in parentheses refer to a list of references at the end of this standard.

Document History

ASTM E2946
October 1, 2013
Standard Test Method for Determining the Bacteria-Reducing Effectiveness of Food-Handler Handwash Formulations Using Hands of Adults
This test method is designed to determine the activity of food-handler handwashes against transient bacterial flora on the hands.  Performance of this procedure requires the knowledge of regulations...

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