ASTM E1174 - 13 - Standard Test Method for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Health Care Personnel Handwash Formulations

ASTM E1174 - 13

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Health Care Personnel Handwash Formulations

Status : Current   Published : February 2013

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1.1 This test method is designed to determine the effectiveness of antimicrobial handwashing agents for the reduction of transient microbial flora when used in a handwashing procedure.

1.2 A knowledge of microbiological techniques is required for these procedures.

1.3 This test method may be used to evaluate topical antimicrobial handwash formulations.

1.4 Performance of this procedure requires the knowledge of regulations pertaining to the protection of human subjects.2

1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard; except for distance, in which case inches are used and metric units follow in parentheses.

1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For more specific precautionary statements see 8.2.




Standard NumberASTM E1174 - 13
TitleStandard Test Method for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Health Care Personnel Handwash Formulations
StatusCurrent
Publication Date15 February 2013
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors antimicrobial, artificial contaminant, efficacy, handwash, healthcare, marker organism, transient microorganism
ICS11.080.20
71.100.40
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages5
File Size85 KB
Price£40.00


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