ASTM International - ASTM E3092-18

Standard Practice for Evaluating Efficacy of Vaporous Decontaminants on Materials Contaminated with Bacillus Spores and Contained Within 0.2µm Filter-Capped Tubes

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 March 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 9
ICS Code (Disinfectants and antiseptics): 11.080.20
ICS Code (Chemicals for industrial and domestic disinfection purposes): 71.100.35
significance And Use:

5.1 The practice can be used to evaluate coupon materials of any composition, insofar as the coupon can be prepared small enough to fit inside a 50-ml conical tube.

5.2 This practice... View More

scope:

1.1 This practice is used to quantify the efficacy of vaporous decontaminants on Bacillus spores dried on the surface of coupons made from porous and non-porous materials and contained within 0.2µm filter-capped tubes.

1.2 This practice should be performed only by those trained in microbiological techniques, are familiar with antimicrobial (sporicidal) agents and with the end use of such products.

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

1.4 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.

1.5 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.

Document History

ASTM E3092-18
March 1, 2018
Standard Practice for Evaluating Efficacy of Vaporous Decontaminants on Materials Contaminated with Bacillus Spores and Contained Within 0.2µm Filter-Capped Tubes
5.1 The practice can be used to evaluate coupon materials of any composition, insofar as the coupon can be prepared small enough to fit inside a 50-ml conical tube. 5.2 This practice defines...
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