ASTM WK63005

    New Practice for Preparation of Bacillus Endospores for Testing

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


    1. Scope

    This practice is used to reproducibly prepare purified, uniformly sized Bacillus endospores for use in standardized test methods.


    Bacillus, simulant, spore, decontamination, broth-culture


    This information is currently an appendix to E3092-2018. There are currently no standard methods used by the federal government for the preparation of Bacillus endospore test agent for decontamination studies.

    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:
    Alice Young

    Draft Under Development