Work Item
ASTM WK63005

New Practice for Preparation of Bacillus Endospores for Testing

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.


Bacillus, simulant, spore, decontamination, broth-culture


This information is currently an appendix to E3092-2018. There are currently no standard methods used by the federal government for the preparation of Bacillus endospore test agent for decontamination studies.

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: 04-10-2018

Technical Contact: Alice Young

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