Microbicidal activities: standard protocols
Disinfectants and antiseptics

DISINFECTING WIPES

NON-POROUS SURFACE QUANTITATIVE ASSAY WITH MECHANICAL ACTION (WIPES)

MEDICAL DOMAIN: NF EN 16615 (May. 2015)

Bactericidal activities: S. aureus, P. aeruginosa and E. hirae
The disinfectant activity shall demonstrate at least 5 decimal log (lg) reduction .
Yeasticidal activity: C. albicans
The disinfectant activity shall demonstrate at least 4 decimal log (lg) reduction.
Obligatory conditions (soaked wipe): 1 temperature, 1 contact time, 2 concentrations and 1 clean/dirty condition
Obligatory conditions (wipe « ready to use »): 1 temperature, 1 contact time, 1 concentration and 1 clean/dirty condition

Surface assay: PVC/polyurethan

Optional assays:
-Surface assay: glass, stainless steel and plastic (ABS)
-Wipe « ready to use »: efficiency over time of wipes after the opening of the packaging


ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARDS:

- Modification of the strain*
- Additional contact time
- Additional clean and dirty conditions
*Partners