ASTM D7907 – Antibacterial Glove Surface Test

ASTM D7907 is the standard antimicrobial test method for the determination of bactericidal efficacy on the surface of medical examination gloves.

Standard testing for ASTM D7907 has two method versions, A and B. Method A is conducted without an organic load and Method B is conducted with an organic load. Both versions of the method have contact kill time points of 0, 5, 10, 20, and 30 minutes.

_DSC0109_pIf additional time points are needed, customers can include upon request; the ASTM D7907 method recommends time points less than 5 minutes for examination gloves used during care of critically ill patients.

Standard test organisms recommended by the ASTM D7907 method include:

  • S. aureus
  • E. faecalis
  • P. aeruginosa
  • K. pneumoniae

ASTM D7907 is generally conducted on the outside of gloves; however, testing of the inside surface can also be performed. Customers commonly request ASTM D7907 for a variety of glove types for medical and non-medical application.

For more information on ASTM D7907 and Antimicrobial testing, contact our Antimicrobial test laboratory at 847-483-9950 or info@situtest.com.

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Situ Biosciences to Present at Personal Care EXPO

Come check out our booth #332!

Situ Biosciences will be at the Teamworks Expo in April to showcase our technical expertise in the personal care and cosmetic industry. Our team will go over product performance testing and formulation development, and be able to discuss a variety of services that help our customers meet their testing needs.

When: April 11, 2018

Located at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center:
5555 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018

Come visit our booth: #332

Please let us know if you would  like to set up a meeting at the conference.

Feel free to contact our laboratory at (847) 483-9950 or info@situtest.com