Antimicrobial efficacy of detergents is assessed using different techniques:
Antimicrobial efficacy for chemical disinfectants and antiseptcs – used in food, industrial, domestic and institutional applications – is assessed through microbiological in vitro testing according to international standards, with specific tests for handrub, handwash, surfaces applications.
Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of bacteria (EN 10 40 and EN 1276) the fungicidal or yeasticidal activity (EN 1650 and EN 1275) of chemical disinfectants and antiseptic used in food, industrial, domestic and institutional area.
Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Hygienic handrub (EN 1500) and Hygienic handwash (EN 1499)
EN 13697 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative non-porous surface test for the evaluation of bactericidal and/or fungicidal activity of chemical disinfectants used in used in food, industrial, domestic and institutional area .”