ASTM WK66011

    New Practice for Stress Liquid Chemicals to be Reused in the Manual Disinfection of Heat sensitive Medical Devices

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    WK66011

    1. Scope

    This practice is designated to simulate the soil loading that may occur when a liquid chemical is repeatedly reused in a manual bath to disinfect heat-sensitive medical devices such as endoscopes.


    Keywords

    Disinfectant, Sterilant, Soil Load, Inoculum

    Rationale

    To prepare high-level disinfectants with reusable claims for disinfectant efficacy testing.

    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:
    11-28-2018

    Technical Contact:
    Angela Hollingsworth

    Item:
    002

    Ballot:
    E35.15 (19-01)

    Status:
    Negative Votes Need Resolution