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.
Long-term storage, microbe preservation, microbe stabilization
It is needed to maintain microbial cultures over time and hence reproducibility of test microbes and any subsequent anti-microbial test results
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this