Intertek's Microbiology laboratories provide Antimicrobial Efficacy testing to JIS Z 2801 and ISO 22196 standards for surface bound antibacterial products
The Japanese Industrial Standard test for Antimicrobial Activity and Efficacy JIS Z 2801 and the International standard ISO 22196 are the recognized approached to the evaluation of the efficacy of an antibacterial product when it is applied to surfaces materials such as plastics, ceramic, materials.
Intertek’s Microbiology laboraties provide a comprehensive testing service in accordance with and ISO 22196. The JIS Z 2801 method is designed to quantitatively test the ability of plastics and other antimicrobial surfaces to inhibit the growth of microorganisms or kill them, over a 24 hour period of contact. Testing can be carried out on Staphylococcus aureus bacterial strains- ATCC 6538P and Escherichia coli- ATCC 8739, as well as other bacterial strains upon request.
Intertek’s Microbiology capabilities include testing support relevant to your industrial sector, your product type and requirement (distribution, import / export, manufacturing, research and development, problem solving), as well as your regulatory and quality requirements (ISO 17025).
Intertek's suite of International Antimicrobial Efficacy Test Methods
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