17 Jan 2013

This webinar is no longer available.

An Intertek webinar on how to evaluate an antimicrobial substance to claim its efficacy.

  • Date: 17th January 2013
  • Time #1: English session 4:00pm CET / 10:00am EST 
  • Time #2: French Session at 10:00am CET  
  • Presenter: Soria Hamdaoui, Intertek France Microbiology & In Vitro Laboratory Manager
  • Duration: 1 hour 
  • Languages: French/English
  • Cost: Free

Antimicrobial preservatives are widely used in products, materials or processes for the purpose of inhibiting and/or killing the growth of microorganisms. Examples of materials and products are medical devices, textiles, industrial surface disinfectants, cosmetics and healthcare products.

Antimicrobial efficacy is a major concern for the industry from formulation development to demonstrate effectiveness and to meet regulation requirements before placing products on the market.

Topics to be addressed:

  • Definition and regulatory context to evaluate a biocide 
  • What does "efficacy" really mean?
  • What are the different approaches? For what kind of biocide?
  • Cases for technical evaluation

Who should attend?

  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Product Marketing, Development and Management 
  • Product Compliance
  • Quality and Safety Management
  • Formulation and R&D Management