Work Item
ASTM WK66011

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

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.


Disinfectant, Sterilant, Soil Load, Inoculum


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.


Developed by Subcommittee: E35.15

Committee: E35

Staff Manager: Brian Milewski

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 11-28-2018

Technical Contact: Angela Hollingsworth

Item: 002

Ballot: E35.15 (19-01)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution