Certified Reference Material for AATCC TM 100 – Antimicrobial Textile Test
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This product includes the world’s first Certified Reference Material (CRM) designed for use as a Test Control in performance of the standard AATCC TM 100-19 test method. Each unit consists of a sample set of both Treated (orange) and Untreated (beige) 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 TM 100 is a standard, globally recognized antimicrobial textile test, which provides a quantitative assessment of antibacterial performance of porous materials, including textiles.
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Representative images of AATCC TM 100 Certified Reference Materials before and after test (after test image is of bacterial growth on test plate).
Treated Control (Orange) & Untreated Control (White).
Certified Values of Available Products
Certified Values for this product are derived through a calculation of the reduction of bacteria on a test sample after a 24 hour incubation period- Utilizing the equations described in AATCC TM 100-19.
Treated Test Controls
- Reduction of 99% of bacteria or greater (a.k.a. 2 Log Reduction)
Untreated Test Controls
- No reduction of the bacteria
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