Antimicrobial testing & disinfectant testing

Donnington Laboratories offers a comprehensive range of tests for evaluating antimicrobial products and substantiating antibacterial and antifungal claims and includes the following European Standard methods:

BS EN 1040:
phase 1 test – substantiation of basic bactericidal activity √
BS EN 1275:
phase 1 test – substantiation of basic fungal activity
BS EN 1276:
phase 2, step 1 test – bactericidal activity of products for food, domestic and institutional areas (includes hygienic hand products) √
BS EN 1650:
phase 2, step 1 test – fungicidal activity of products for food, domestic and institutional areas
pr EN 12054:
phase 2, step 1 test – withdrawn but still used for hand washes
BS EN 13697:
phase 2, step 2 test – bactericidal/fungicidal activity on non-porous surfaces
BS EN 1499:
phase 2, step 2 test – human volunteer trial (hygienic hand washes)
BS EN 1500:
phase 2, step 2 test – human volunteer trial (hygienic hand scrubs)

Additional test organisms can be included upon request e.g. methicillin resistant Staph aureus, Escherichia coli 0157 and Salmonella typhimurium.

√ included in our scope of CLAS accreditation

Assessment of fungistatic and bacteriostatic activity

DLL also offer the following for the assessment of inhibitory activity:

  • Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) determination
  • Agar diffusion testing

FURTHER INFORMATION ON PRICES AND SUBMISSION

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[tr][td]Test[/td] [td]Turnaround (days)[/td] [td]Min sample requirement[/td] [td]Price/sample*[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]BS EN 1040[/td] [td]15 (max)[/td] [td]80g/ml[/td] [td]£220[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]BS EN 1275[/td] [td]20 (max)[/td] [td]80g/ml[/td] [td]£245[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]BS EN 1276[/td] [td]15 (max)[/td] [td]150g/ml[/td] [td]£440[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]BS EN 1276 Additional test organisms[/td] [td][/td] [td]+ 30g[/td] [td]+ £110[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]BS EN 1650[/td] [td]20 (max)[/td] [td]120g/ml[/td] [td]£350[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]pr EN 12054[/td] [td]15 (max)[/td] [td]100g/ml[/td] [td]£260[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]BS EN 13697[/td] [td]15 (max)[/td] [td]150g/ml[/td] [td]£350[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]BS EN 1499[/td] [td]20 (max)[/td] [td]250g/ml[/td] [td]£1,450[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]BS EN 1500[/td] [td]20 (max)[/td] [td]250g/ml[/td] [td]£1,450[/td][/tr]

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[tr][td]Minimum Inhibitory Concentration determination[/td] [td]20 (max)[/td] [td][/td] [td]PoA[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Agar diffusion testing[/td] [td]20 (max)[/td] [td][/td] [td]PoA[/td][/tr]

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*Based upon evaluation at one test product concentration, up to two contact times and the specified test organisms only.

All prices exclude VAT