ASTM WK43901

    Revision of F1608 - 00(2009) Standard Test Method for Microbial Ranking of Porous Packaging Materials (Exposure Chamber Method)

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    Active Standard: F1608 - 00(2009)

    Developed by Subcommittee: F02.15 | Committee F02 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    F1608 is up for review next year and revisions are to be made based on analysts experience


    biological barrier; medical packaging; microbial barrier; microbial-challenge; porous packaging; sterile barrier; sterile packaging; Airborne microorganisms; Bacteria/bacterial control; Biological data analysis; Exposure chamber method; Log reduction value (LRV); Loss of sterility; Medical/surgical packaging materials; Microbial environments; Microorganisms; Porous packaging materials; Quantitative analysis/measurement; Spore detection; Sterile medical device packages; Sterility;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Wendy Mach

    Draft Under Development