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
Staff Manager: Brian Milewski
Date Initiated: 11-28-2018
Technical Contact: Angela Hollingsworth
Ballot: E35.15 (19-01)
Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution