ASTM International - ASTM E2406-04
Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Laundry Sanitizers and Disinfectants for Use in High Efficiency Washing Operations
|Publication Date:||1 October 2004|
|ICS Code (Chemicals for industrial and domestic disinfection purposes):||71.100.35|
significance And Use:
The procedure in this test method is used to evaluate the effectiveness of a test reagent (antimicrobial agent/active ingredient) or formulation to reduce or completely kill bacterial populations... View More
The procedure in this test method is used to evaluate the effectiveness of a test reagent (antimicrobial agent/active ingredient) or formulation to reduce or completely kill bacterial populations on contaminated fabrics and in wash water following a single wash under simulated low wash volume conditions. (See Table 1.)
TABLE 1 Typical Use Patterns
|Deep Fill Top Load Washers||≥ 1:5-15||75-225 mL||Retain|
|< 1:5||< 75 mL||Omit|
1.1 This test method is designed to evaluate sanitizing/disinfect
Note 1-Standard test method Test Method E 2274 is the recommended method to evaluate sanitizing/disinfect
1.2 Knowledge of microbiological techniques is required for these procedures.
1.3 In this method metric units are used for all applications, except for distance in which case inches are used.
1.4 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.