Test criteria.

Tests are conducted in accordance with recognized standards for which Dakks accreditation has been obtained. 

Test microbes
 
  • Antibacterial: Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Escherichia coli
  • Antimycotic: mold fungi (Aspergillus niger, Chaetomium globosum, Penicillium pinophilum, Paecilomyces variotii, Trichoderma virens), yeast (Candida albicans)
  • Antiviral: MS2 phage
  • Further test germs on request
     
Testing standards
 
  • Textiles: DIN EN ISO 20743 / AATCC 100 / ASTM E 2149
  • Surfaces: ISO 22196 / ISO 846 part B


Factsheet: Antimicrobial activity 

Access biocide efficacy
Contact
Ben Mead
Managing Director
Hohenstein Institute America