Instituto Valenciano de Microbiología

Masía El Romeral
Ctra. de Bétera a San Antonio Km. 0.3
46117 Bétera (Valencia)
Phone. 96 169 17 02
Fax 96 169 16 37
CIF B-96337217


EN 14347-Basic sporicidal activity. UNE-EN 14347: 2005. Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Basic sporicidal activity. Test method and requirements (phase 1, step 1).

Test accredited by ENAC (National Accreditation Entity).

The standard uses under compulsion Bacillus subtilis spores subsp. spizizenii and Bacillus cereus, but may also additional spores of other bacteria used. The required temperature is 20 and the required time selected from 30 min, 60 min or 120 min. The product must be tested to three mandatory to include a concentration in the non - active interval and the active interval concentrations. The product is tested by the method of dilution-neutralization. To consider the product must demonstrate sporicidal log reduction not less than 4 in the number of viable cells.