Disinfectant Testing

Disinfectant Testing

Disinfectant Testing, including surface disinfectants and antimicrobial coatings


Many consumer and medical products are treated with surface antimicrobial agents or used to maintain the cleanliness and safety of materials or surfaces.

5D offers testing services that are used to evaluate the efficacy of disinfectants.

Examples of testing undertaken for our clients have included:

  • EN 1040 Basic Bactericidal Activity of Chemical Disinfectants
  • EN 1276 Quantitative Suspension for Bactericidal Activity
  • EN 1650 Quantitative Suspension for Fungicidal Activity
  • EN 1275 Basic fungicidal efficacy for disinfectant liquids
  • EN 13727 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants for instruments used in the medical area
  • EN 1040 Basic Bactericidal Activity of Chemical Disinfectants
  • EN 13697 Quantitative Surface Test of Bactericidal Activity
  • ASTM E-2149 standard (shake-flask method) for non-leachable antimicrobial products
  • JIS Z 2801 - Antibacterial products - Test for antibacterial activity and efficacy - Antimicrobial test on plastic and materials
  • ISO 22196 Plastics - Measurement of antibacterial action on plastic surfaces

For further information please contact the 5D R&D department.


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