Antimicrobial Effectiveness Testing Services

Antimicrobial Effectiveness, Routine Analyses and Test Codes

Products that claim anti-microbial properties, such as medicated wipes and hand sanitizers, may require antimicrobial effectiveness testing. The testing demonstrates the effectiveness of the preservative system in the product.

The product is inoculated with a known quantity of specified microorganisms and the quantity of microorganisms found in the control sample is compared to the sample over specified intervals, over a 28-day period.

Testing is performed according to USP <51>

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