ASTM WK27438

    New Specification for Antimicrobial Medical Gloves

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    Developed by Subcommittee: D11.40 | Committee D11 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    a. Determining antimicrobial efficacy on the surface of medical gloves b. Determining efficacy of medical gloves to reduce the number of microorganisms reaching the wearer during a barrier breach - Separate for bacteria vs virus? c. Method to evaluate microbial transfer from one surface to another via a medical glove (e.g. surface to surface, skin to surface, skin to skin) d. Accelerated aging of antimicrobial medical gloves


    rubber; glove; antimicrobial

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Wava Truscott

    Draft Under Development