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ASTM International - ASTM E1874-14

Standard Test Method for Recovery of Microorganisms From Skin using the Cup Scrub Technique

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 April 2014
Status: active
Page Count: 3
ICS Code (Surface active agents): 71.100.40
significance And Use:

5.1 The procedure can be incorporated into protocols used to evaluate test materials containing antibacterial ingredients that are intended to reduce significantly the number of organisms on... View More

scope:

1.1 This test method is designed to recover microorganisms from the skin of human subjects or human subject surrogates (animal skin, isolated porcine skin, human skin equivalents, and other such surfaces).

1.2 Knowledge of microbiological techniques is required for these procedures.

1.3 It is the responsibility of the investigator to determine if Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) is required.

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

ASTM E1874-14
April 1, 2014
Standard Test Method for Recovery of Microorganisms From Skin using the Cup Scrub Technique
1.1 This test method is designed to recover microorganisms from the skin of human subjects or human subject surrogates (animal skin, isolated porcine skin, human skin equivalents, and other such...
October 1, 2009
Standard Test Method for Recovery of Microorganisms from Skin using the Cup Scrub Technique
1.1 This test method is designed to recover microorganisms from the skin of human subjects or human subject surrogates (animal skin, isolated porcine skin, human skin equivalents, and other such...
January 1, 1997
Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Antibacterial Washes by Cup Scrub Technique (Withdrawn 2006)
1.1 This test method is designed to demonstrate the effectiveness of an antibacterial wash product in reducing the resident microbial flora or a marker organism (representing transients) when used as...
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