Standard Historical Last Updated: Oct 03, 2016
ASTM D7819-12

Standard Test Method for Enumeration of Yeast and Mold on Fresh (Uncured) Hides and Skins

Significance and Use

4.1 This test method enumerates yeast and mold. Yeast and mold have been known to cause damage to hides and skins.


1.1 This test method covers the enumeration of yeast and mold on fresh (uncured) hides and skins. This test method is applicable to uncured hides and skins.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D31.02
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/D7819-12
ICS Code: 07.100.99