Antimicrobial Efficacy Testing

QACS with more that 15 years in Antimicrobial Efficacy Testing, GMP compliance & EN17025 accreditation is your ideal laboratory testing partner for biocidal evaluation.

We follow the EN14885 scope, national and international standards and offer wide spectrum of standard and custom biocides testing. Our range of antimicrobial tests includes Bactericidal, Fungicidal, Sporicidal, Hygienic Handwash/Handrub, Surgical Disinfection and Virucidal tests. We evaluate PT1-PT5 biocidal products and cover Antimicrobial Efficacy claims for Medical, Veterinary, Food, Industrial, Domestic and Institutional disinfectant products.

Our standard EN 14885 Disinfectant Efficacy services includes:

QUANTITATIVE SUSPENSION TESTS (phase 1, phase 2/step1) FOR CHEMICAL DISINFECTANTS & ANTISEPTICS
  • EN 1276 – Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in food, industrial, domestic and institutional areas
  • EN 1650 – Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in food, industrial, domestic and institutional areas
  • EN 1656 – Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in the veterinary area
  • EN 13624 – Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity in the medical area
  • EN 13727 – Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity in the medical area
  • EN 1657 – Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in the veterinary area
  • EN 13704 – Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of sporicidal activity of chemical disinfectants used in food, industrial, domestic and institutional areas. Test method and requirements
  • EN 1275 – Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of basic fungicidal or basic yeasticidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics
QUANTITATIVE CARRIER TESTS, QUANTITATIVE TESTS ON NON-POROUS SURFACES WITH OR WITHOUT MECHANICAL ACTION (phase 2/step2)
  • EN 13697 – Quantitative non-porous surface test for the evaluation of bactericidal and/or fungicidal activity of chemical disinfectants in food, industrial, domestic and institutional areas
  • EN 14561 – Quantitative carrier test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity for instruments used in the medical area
  • EN 14562 – Quantitative carrier test for the evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity for instruments used in the medical area
  • EN 16615 – Quantitative test method for the evaluation of bactericidal and yeasticidal activity on non-porous surfaces with mechanical action employing wipes in the medical area
  • EN 14349 – Quantitative surface test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in the veterinary area on non-porous surfaces without mechanical action
  • EN 16438 – Quantitative surface test for the valuation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in the veterinary area on non-porous surfaces without mechanical action
EVALUATION OF HYGIENIC HANDWASH EFFICACY (phase 2/step2)
  • EN 1499 Hygienic Handwash
EVALUATION OF HYGIENIC HANDRUB EFFICACY (phase 2/step2)
  • EN 1500 
EVALUATION OF SURGICAL HAND DISINFECTION EFFICACY (phase 2/step2) 
  • EN 12791 Hygienic Handrub
QUANTITATIVE SUSPENSION TEST FOR THE EVALUATION OF VIRUCIDAL ACTIVITY IN THE MEDICAL AREA
  •  EN 14476

Protocols can be supported by accelerated stability storage, analytical & in vitro testing.

For standard and custom made Antimicrobial Efficacy testing please contact us. You can do so via our contact form, email us at: info@qacs.gr or give us a call + 30 210 2934745.     

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