ASTM D8219 - 19 - Standard Guide for Cleaning and Disinfection at a Cannabis Cultivation Center

ASTM D8219 - 19

Standard Guide for Cleaning and Disinfection at a Cannabis Cultivation Center

Status : Current   Published : January 2019



1.1 The purpose of this guide is to provide a collection of information and a range of options for cleaning and disinfecting a cannabis cultivation center, including the prevention of hazards such as: disease, pests, and contamination.

1.2 This guide addresses techniques and considerations for cleaning, as well as information on disinfection products and techniques.

1.3 This guide is not intended for stewardship of cleaning and housekeeping operations. Refer to Guide E1971 for more information on general janitorial type cleaning.

1.4 This guide does not recommend a specific course of action due to the wide variety of circumstances and differences from one cultivation center to another. As such, it is not possible to describe a set of universal steps that will always be performed (that is, a standard practice); therefore, the user of this guide must decide what is appropriate for a given situation or location.

1.5 This guide offers an organized collection of information or a series of options and does not recommend a specific course of action. This document cannot replace education or experience and should be used in conjunction with professional judgment. Not all aspects of this guide may be applicable in all circumstances. This ASTM standard is not intended to represent or replace the standard of care by which the adequacy of a given professional service must be judged, nor should this document be applied without consideration of a project’s many unique aspects. The word “Standard” in the title of this document means only that the document has been approved through the ASTM consensus process.

1.6  Units—The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.7  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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.8  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM D8219 - 19
TitleStandard Guide for Cleaning and Disinfection at a Cannabis Cultivation Center
Publication Date01 January 2019
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 cannabis, cleaning, contamination, disease prevention, disinfectants, disinfection, fungi, sanitation, SOP
File Size107 KB

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