ASTM WK27438

    New Specification for Antimicrobial Medical Gloves

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    WK27438

    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


    Keywords

    rubber; glove; antimicrobial

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

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    02-03-2010

    Technical Contact:
    Wava Truscott

    Status:
    Draft Under Development