ASTM-E2897 Standard Guide for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Hand Hygiene Topical Antimicrobial Products using ex vivo Porcine Skin

ASTM-E2897 - 2012 R17 EDITION - CURRENT
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Standard Guide for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Hand Hygiene Topical Antimicrobial Products using ex vivo Porcine Skin
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Scope

1.1 This guide is designed to demonstrate the effectiveness of hand hygiene topical antimicrobial products using pigskin as a surrogate model.

1.2 Knowledge of microbiological techniques is required for these procedures.

1.3 This standard guide can be used to evaluate topical antimicrobial handwash or handrub formulations.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.5 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.

1.6 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.

Keywords

antibacterial; contaminants; cup scrub; efficacy; handwashes; healthcare; pigskins; resident microorganisms; transient microorganisms;; ICS Number Code 07.100.99 (Other standards related to microbiology); 71.100.35 (Chemicals for industrial and domestic desinfection purposes)

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11.05 (Pesticides and Alternative Control Agents; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response)

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07.100.99 (Other standards related to microbiology)

71.100.35 (Chemicals for industrial and domestic disinfection purposes Medical disinfectants and antiseptics, see 11.080.20)

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Document Number

ASTM-E2897-12(2017)

Revision Level

2012 R17 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Reapproval

Publication Date

April 15, 2017

Document Type

Guide

Page Count

4 pages

Committee Number

E35.15