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ASTM WK25957

New Terminology for Antimicrobial and Antiviral Agents

1. Scope

The purview of Committee E35 is the development of standard definitions, classifications, appropriate test methods, and recommended practices relating to efficacy, safety, quality, and impact in appropriate environments of pesticides, antiseptic and antimicrobial agents, biological agents, devices, and equipment.
These activities will be coordinated with the interests of related Committees in ASTM, and with other professional and governmental organizations.

Keywords

Bactericidal terms; Fungicidal terms; Virucidal terms; Healthcare testing terms

Rationale

The standard is needed to normalize the definition of terms across the current 44 related standards.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

Details

Developed by Subcommittee: E35.15

Committee: E35

Staff Manager: Brian Milewski

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 10-07-2009

Technical Contact: Kathleen Baxter

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