Sanitizer

ASTM E1153 – EPA Non-Food Contact Sanitizer Test

The ASTM E1153 is a test method recognized by the EPA for the claim substantiation of sanitizers for use on non-food contact surfaces. For this reason, it is often referred to as the "non-food contact sanitizer" test. This test is performed by drying bacteria onto glass carriers, treating them with...

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EPA Test Method for Residual Self-Sanitizing Activity of Dried Chemical Residues on Hard, Non-Porous Surfaces

The residual self-sanitization (RSS) method, EPA Protocol # 01-1A, is the only method which can currently be used to substantiate long-term sanitization claims with the EPA. It evaluates the residual sanitizing efficacy of antimicrobial products after application to inanimate, nonporous, and non-food contact hard surfaces. This test method was initially...

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