DS/EN 16438:2014

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics - Quantitative surface test for the evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in the veterinary area on non-porous surfaces without mechanical action - Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2)

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This European Standard specifies a test method and the minimum requirements for fungicidal or yeasticidal activity of chemical disinfectant and antiseptic products that form a homogeneous physically stable preparation in hard water or in the case of ready-to-use products with water.
This European Standard applies to products for use in the veterinary area i.e. in the breeding, husbandry, production, transport and disposal of all animals except when in the food chain following death and entry to the processing industry.
EN 14885 specifies in detail the relationship of the various tests to one another and to use recommendations.
NOTE 1 – The method described is intended to determine the activity of commercial formulations or active substances under the conditions in which they are used.
NOTE 2 – This method corresponds to a Phase 2 Step 2 test.

Number of pages: 44

Published: 2014-05-09

Date of approval: 2014-03-11

International relationships : EN 16438:2014 IDT

ICS: 71.100.35 - Chemicals for industrial and domestic disinfection purposes

Item number: M262660



  • CEN/TC 216
  • CEN/TC 216/WG 2

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