ASTM WK62366

    Revision of E1053 - 11 Standard Test Method to Assess Virucidal Activity of Chemicals Intended for Disinfection of Inanimate, Nonporous Environmental Surfaces

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    Active Standard: E1053 - 20

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



    carrier test; cell or other tissue cultures; disinfectant; infection control; microbicide; surface test; virucidal test; virus; viruses on dried environmental surfaces; Cytotoxicity; Disinfectants/disinfection; Efficacy; Embryonated eggs; Inanimate surfaces; Laboratory environmental analysis; Microbiological examination; Surface analysis--environmental applications; Suspension tests; Tissue culture host systems; Virology;


    Due to negative votes on this method when it was balloted for reapproved with no changes, this method will be revised to include an upper limit for the virus titer, repeat testing provisions, and standardization of the inoculum.

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    Shanen Conway