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ASTM International - ASTM E2897-12

Standard Guide for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Hand Hygiene Topical Antimicrobial Products using ex vivo Porcine Skin

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 15 November 2012
Status: inactive
Page Count: 4
ICS Code (Other standards related to microbiology): 07.100.99
ICS Code (Chemicals for industrial and domestic disinfection purposes): 71.100.35
significance And Use:

5.1 The guide may be used to demonstrate the effectiveness of topical antimicrobial products using pigskin as a surrogate for human skin and the cup scrub technique for sampling.

5.2 The... View More

scope:

1.1 This guide is designed to demonstrate the effectiveness of hand hygiene topical antimicrobial products using pigskin as a surrogate model.

1.2 Knowledge of microbiological techniques is required for these procedures.

1.3 This standard guide can be used to evaluate topical antimicrobial handwash or handrub formulations.

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

1.5 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.

Document History

April 1, 2017
Standard Guide for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Hand Hygiene Topical Antimicrobial Products using ex vivo Porcine Skin
1.1 This guide is designed to demonstrate the effectiveness of hand hygiene topical antimicrobial products using pigskin as a surrogate model. 1.2 Knowledge of microbiological techniques is required...
ASTM E2897-12
November 15, 2012
Standard Guide for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Hand Hygiene Topical Antimicrobial Products using ex vivo Porcine Skin
1.1 This guide is designed to demonstrate the effectiveness of hand hygiene topical antimicrobial products using pigskin as a surrogate model. 1.2 Knowledge of microbiological techniques is required...
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