ASTM International - ASTM E2756-18
Standard Terminology Relating to Antimicrobial and Antiviral Agents
|Publication Date:||1 April 2018|
|ICS Code (Health care technology (Vocabularies)):||01.040.11|
|ICS Code (Disinfectants and antiseptics):||11.080.20|
1.1 The purpose of this terminology standard is to establish uniformity in terms used in the field of antimicrobial and antiviral agent testing. Terms are adapted from related fields such as regulatory terms defined by law and definitions as supported by test requirements.
1.2 The terms are appropriate to the wide range of interest related to standards developed in the area of antimicrobial and antiviral testing.
1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.