Certified Reference Material for JIS L 1902 (Quantitative)- 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 JIS L 1902:2015 – Quantitative 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.

JIS L 1902 – Quantitative is an antimicrobial product test that is recognized globally for testing antimicrobial additives in textiles, and was originally developed as a Japanese Industrial Standard for products entering the Japanese market.

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Product Performance

Representative images of JIS L 1902 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 an 18-24 hour incubation period – Utilizing the equations described in JIS L 1902:2015 – Quantitative.


Treated Test Controls

  • Antibacterial Activity Value of at least 2

Untreated Test Controls

  • Growth Value of at least 1


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