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ASTM E 2471

Standard Test Method for Using Seeded-Agar for the Screening Assessment of Antimicrobial Activity In Carpets


This test method qualitatively evaluates the presence of antibacterial and antifungal activity in or on carpets. ASTM E 2471 is used to assess the durability of the antimicrobial treatments on new carpets, and on those repeatedly shampooed or exposed to in-use conditions.

ASTM C 1338

Standard Test Method for Determining Fungi Resistance of Insulation Materials and Facings


This test method determines the relative ability of an insulation and its facing to support or resist fungal growth under conditions favorable for their development.

ASTM D 2020

Method A

Standard Test Methods for Mildew (Fungus) Resistance of Paper and Paperboard


This method covers the qualitative determination of mildew (fungus) resistance of paper and paperboard, particularly which have been given a fungus resistant treatment.

ASTM D 2574

Standard Test Method for Resistance of Emulsion Paints in the Container to Attack by Microorganisms


This test method covers the determination of the relative resistance of treated emulsion paints to attack in the container by organisms.

ISO 22196

Measurement of antibacterial activity on plastic surfaces


This test method is used for evaluating the antibacterial activity of treated plastic products.

ASTM D 495

Standard Specification for Retro-reflective Sheeting for Traffic Control


Fungus resistance of retro-reflective sheeting can be tested as per this method.