ASTM WK46318

    Revision of E2755 - 10 Standard Test Method for Determining the Bacteria-Eliminating Effectiveness of Hand Sanitizer Formulations Using Hands of Adults

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    Active Standard: E2755 - 10

    Developed by Subcommittee: E35.15 | Committee E35 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    The purpose of this revision is to 1) incorporate an internal control to help control for experimental variability and 2) modify the hand contamination schedule to prevent excessive soil load buildup and more closely simulate real-world use conditions


    alcohol-based hand rub; antimicrobial; contaminant; efficacy; hand antiseptic; hand sanitizer; healthcare personnel handwash; Serratia marcescens; Staphylococcus aureus;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    David Macinga

    Draft Under Development