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4.1 This test method enumerates salt tolerant yeast and mold, and under the conditions of this test method those are equated as halophilic organisms. Salt tolerant yeast and mold have been known to cause damage to hides and skins in raceway brine.
1.1 This test method covers the enumeration of yeast and mold. This test method is applicable to raceway brine, brine-cured hides and skins, and pre-charge raceway liquor.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
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