ASTM D7818 - 12

    Standard Test Method for Enumeration of Proteolytic Bacteria in Fresh (Uncured) Hides and Skins

    Active Standard ASTM D7818 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04


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    ASTM D7818

    Significance and Use

    4.1 This test method enumerates proteolytic bacteria. Proteolytic bacteria have been known to cause damage to hides and skins.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the enumeration of bacteria that can hydrolyze protein/collagen in fresh (uncured) hides and skins. This test method is applicable to uncured hides and skins.

    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/D7818-12

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