Certified Reference Material for AATCC 30 Part 3 (14-day) – Antifungal Test – Textiles
This product includes the world’s first Certified Reference Material (CRM) designed for use as a Test Control in performance of the standard AATCC 30-17 Part 3 (14-day) test method. Each unit consists of a sample set of both Positive (orange) and Negative (white) Test Controls, which are intended to guarantee the highest quality of antimicrobial method performance available and to verify proper ISO 17025 test performance.
CRMs are innovative reference standards developed from decades of antimicrobial testing expertise in the global market and are accredited to the ISO 17034 standard. This accreditation requires the establishment of Certified Values through ISO 17025 accredited method performance.
AATCC 30 Part 3 (14-day) is a standard, globally recognized, antifungal product test intended to provide a quantitative determination of the susceptibility of textile materials to mildew and rot. Standard testing runs for 14 days without the addition of glucose.
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Representative images of AATCC 30 Part 3 (14 Day) Certified Reference Materials before and after test.
Positive Control (Orange) & Negative Control (White).
Certified Values of Available Products
Certified Values for this product are derived through a visual assessment of fungal growth on the test sample – Utilizing the scale defined in AATCC 30-17 Part 3 (14-day).
Scores may range from 1 to 3 on this scale, dependent on the level of growth visible under microscope or to the naked eye.
Positive Test Controls
- Score of 1
- No observed fungal growth; confirmed microscopically
Negative Test Controls
- Score of 3
- Fungal growth visible to the naked eye
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