ASTM D7817 - 12

    Standard Test Method for Enumeration of Yeast and Mold in Raceway Brine, Brine-Cured Hides and Skins

    Active Standard ASTM D7817 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04


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    ASTM D7817

    Significance and Use

    4.1 This test method enumerates salt tolerant yeast and mold, and under the conditions of this test method those are equated as halophilic organisms. Salt tolerant yeast and mold have been known to cause damage to hides and skins in raceway brine.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the enumeration of yeast and mold. This test method is applicable to raceway brine, brine-cured hides and skins, and pre-charge raceway liquor.

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

    1.3 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.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 07.100.99 (Other standards related to microbiology)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11131504(Hides)


    DOI: 10.1520/D7817-12

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