Fungicidal Efficacy

Nova specializes in Disinfectant Efficacy Testing. Nova offers a comprehensive menu of test methods to support bactericidal, virucidal, tuberculocidal, and fungicidal claims. Nova also offers GLP testing to meet EPA and FDA applications.

EPA DIS/TSS-6

Supplemental Efficacy for Pathogenic Fungi

Disinfectant Efficacy for Cleanrooms

ASTM E2614 – 08 Standard Guide for Evaluation of Cleanroom Disinfectants

Insulation Materials and Facings

ASTM C1338 – 08 Standard Test Method for Determining Fungi Resistance of Insulation Materials and Facings

Wood Products & Preservatives

ASTM D1413 – 07e1 Standard Test Method for Wood Preservatives by Laboratory Soil-Block Cultures

ASTM D2017 – 05 Standard Test Method of Accelerated Laboratory Test of Natural Decay Resistance of Woods

ASTM D4445 – 10 Standard Test Method for Fungicides for Controlling Sapstain and Mold on Unseasoned Lumber (Laboratory Method)

Liquid Fuels, Hydraulic Fluids & Biofuels

ASTM D6974 – 09 Standard Practice for Enumeration of Viable Bacteria and Fungi in Liquid Fuels—Filtration and Culture Procedures

ASTM E979 – 09 Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Antimicrobial Agents as Preservatives for Invert Emulsion and Other Water Containing Hydraulic Fluids

ASTM E1259 – 10 Standard Practice for Evaluation of Antimicrobials in Liquid Fuels Boiling Below 390°C

Leather – Wet Blue

ASTM D7584 – 10 Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Resistance of the Surface of Wet Blue to the Growth of Fungi in an Environmental Chamber

Paint Films & Coatings

ASTM D5590 – 00(2010)e1 Standard Test Method for Determining the Resistance of Paint Films and Related Coatings to Fungal Defacement by Accelerated Four Week Agar Plate Assay

ASTM D5588 – 97(2012) Standard Test Method for Determination of the Microbial Condition of Paint, Paint Raw Materials, and Plant Areas

ASTM D3456 – 86(2012) Standard Practice for Determining by Exterior Exposure Tests the Susceptibility of Paint Films to Microbiological Attack

ASTM D3273 – 12 Standard Test Method for Resistance to Growth of Mold on the Surface of Interior Coatings in an Environmental Chamber

Water

ASTM D7391 – 09 Standard Test Method for Categorization and Quantification of Airborne Fungal Structures in an Inertial Impaction Sample by Optical Microscopy

ASTM E979 – 09 Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Antimicrobial Agents as Preservatives for Invert Emulsion and Other Water Containing Hydraulic Fluids

ASTM E645 – 13 Standard Practice for Evaluation of Microbicides Used in Cooling Water Systems

ASTM E2275 – 03(2008) Standard Practice for Evaluating Water-Miscible Metalworking Fluid Bioresistance and Antimicrobial Pesticide Performance

Microbicides

ASTM E645 – 13 Standard Practice for Evaluation of Microbicides Used in Cooling Water Systems

Fungi Resistance of Plasticizers, Cellulosics, Lubricants, Stabilizers, and Colorants

ASTM G21 – 09 Standard Practice for Determining Resistance of Synthetic Polymeric Materials to Fungi

Paper Products

ASTM E1839 – 13 Standard Test Method for Efficacy of Slimicides for the Paper Industry—Bacterial and Fungal Slime

ASTM E875 – 10 Standard Test Method for Efficacy of Fungal Control Agents as Preservatives for Aqueous-Based Products Used in the Paper Industry

Plastics

ASTM D5988 – 12 Standard Test Method for Determining Aerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials in Soil

ASTM E2180 – 07(2012) Standard Test Method for Determining the Activity of Incorporated Antimicrobial Agent(s) In Polymeric or Hydrophobic Materials

Adhesive Films & Products

ASTM D4783 – 01(2008) Standard Test Methods for Resistance of Adhesive Preparations in Container to Attack by Bacteria, Yeast, and Fungi

ASTM D4300 – 01(2008) Standard Test Methods for Ability of Adhesive Films to Support or Resist the Growth of Fungi

ASTM D4783 – 01(2008) Standard Test Methods for Resistance of Adhesive Preparations in Container to Attack by Bacteria, Yeast, and Fungi

Nonmetallic Materials

ASTM G160 – 12 Standard Practice for Evaluating Microbial Susceptibility of Nonmetallic Materials By Laboratory Soil Burial

Carpet

ASTM E2471 – 05(2011)e1 Standard Test Method for Using Seeded Agar for the Screening Assessment of Antimicrobial Activity In Carpets

Fabrics

ASTM E2722 – 09 Standard Test Method for Using Seeded Agar for the Screening Assessment of Antimicrobial Activity in Fabric and Air Filter Media

Air

ASTM E884 – 82(2012) Standard Practice for Sampling Airborne Microorganisms at Municipal Solid Waste Processing Facilities

Air Filter Media

ASTM E2722 – 09 Standard Test Method for Using Seeded Agar for the Screening Assessment of Antimicrobial Activity in Fabric and Air Filter Media

Building Materials

ASTM D6329 – 98(2008) Standard Guide for Developing Methodology for Evaluating the Ability of Indoor Materials to Support Microbial Growth Using Static Environmental Chambers

Disinfectant Efficacy Testing of Treated Fabrics, Fibers, and Textiles

ASTM E2149 – 10 Standard Test Method for Determining the Antimicrobial Activity of Immobilized Antimicrobial Agents Under Dynamic Contact Conditions

Laundry Disinfectant or Sanitizer

ASTM E2274 – 09 Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Laundry Sanitizers and Disinfectants

ASTM E2406 – 09 Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Laundry Sanitizers and Disinfectants for Use in High-Efficiency Washing Operations

Disinfectants & Antimicrobials

ASTM E2275 – 03(2008) Standard Practice for Evaluating Water-Miscible Metalworking Fluid Bioresistance and Antimicrobial Pesticide Performance

AOAC 955.17 Fungicidal Activity of Disinfectants

Medical Devices

ASTM E1837 – 96(2007) Standard Test Method to Determine Efficacy of Disinfection Processes for Reusable Medical Devices (Simulated Use Test)

Hard Surface Disinfectant Efficacy Testing

ASTM E2362 – 09 Standard Practice for Evaluation of Pre-saturated or Impregnated Towelettes for Hard Surface Disinfection

Disinfectant Efficacy of Liquid Chemical Germicides

ASTM E2111 – 12 Standard Quantitative Carrier Test Method to Evaluate the Bactericidal, Fungicidal, Mycobactericidal, and Sporicidal Potencies of Liquid Chemicals

ASTM E2197 – 11 Standard Quantitative Disk Carrier Test Method for Determining the Bactericidal, Virucidal, Fungicidal, Mycobactericidal and Sporicidal Activities of Liquid Chemical Germicides

ASTM E2149 – 10 Standard Test Method for Determining the Antimicrobial Activity of Immobilized Antimicrobial Agents Under Dynamic Contact Conditions

ASTM E2180 – 07(2012) Standard Test Method for Determining the Activity of Incorporated Antimicrobial Agent(s) In Polymeric or Hydrophobic Materials

  • JIS Z 2801 Japanese Standard Test for Antimicrobial Product Activity and Efficacy
  • Standard Zone of Inhibition Test – Kirby-Bauer Method

Antimicrobial Hard Surface – Fungi and Mildew

  • ISO 16869 Assessment of the Effectiveness of Fungistatic Compounds in Plastics Formulations

Antimicrobial Textiles – Fungi

  • AATCC 30 Antifungal Activity on Textile Material

Disinfectant Efficacy

ASTM E2362 – 09 Standard Practice for Evaluation of Pre-saturated or Impregnated Towelettes for Hard Surface Disinfection

ASTM E2197 – 11 Standard Quantitative Disk Carrier Test Method for Determining the Bactericidal, Virucidal, Fungicidal, Mycobactericidal and Sporicidal Activities of Liquid Chemical Germicides

ASTM E2315 – 03(2008) Standard Guide for Assessment of Antimicrobial Activity Using a Time-Kill Procedure

  • AOAC 961.02 Germicidal Spray Products as Disinfectants
  • AOAC 955.14; 955.15; 964.02 Use Dilution Methods
  • AOAC 965.13 Disinfectant for Swimming Pools
  • ASTM E2362 Standard Practice for Evaluation of Pre-saturated or Impregnated Towelettes for Hard Surface Disinfection
  • ASTM E2197 Standard Quantitative Disk Carrier Test Method for Determining the Bactericidal, Virucidal, Fungicidal, Mycobactericidal and Sporicidal Activities of Liquid Chemical Germicides
  • ASTM E2315 Standard Guide for Assesment of Antimicrobial Activity Using a Time-Kill Procedure
  • EPA Towelettes Efficacy Data Requirements: Pre-Saturated or Impregnated Towelettes for Hard Surface Disinfection
  • MBC Minimum Bactericidal Concentration Test
  • MIC Minimal Inhibitory Concentration

Sanitizer

  • AOAC 960.09 Germicidal and Detergent Sanitizing Action of Disinfectants
  • EPA 01-1A Protocol for residual Self Sanitizing Activity of Dried Chemical Residues on Hard, Non-Porous Surfaces

Fungicides

ASTM E2406 – 09 Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Laundry Sanitizers and Disinfectants for Use in High Efficiency Washing Operations

AOAC 955.17 Fungicidal Activity of Disinfectants against Trichophyton mentagrophytes

Preserved Product

Antimicrobial Effectiveness USP
Microbial Examination of Nonsterile Products USP ,
CTFA Methods

Fungicidal Efficacy Testing

  • EPA DIS/TSS Testing
  • AOAC Testing
  • ASTM Testing

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