ASTM International - ASTM E723-97(2002)
Standard Test Method for Efficacy of Antimicrobials as Preservatives for Aqueous-Based Products Used in the Paper Industry (Bacterial Spoilage)
|Publication Date:||10 April 1997|
|ICS Code (Paper production processes):||85.020|
1.1 This laboratory test method is used to determine the efficacy of an antimicrobial for preventing bacterial spoilage of in-process aqueous-based products used in the paper industry. For information on fungal spoilage, see Test Method E 875. This test method should be performed by persons who have had basic microbiological training.
1.2 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.