Today, many products are used on the market with antibacterial properties.
First of all, it is necessary to define the antibacterial. Antibacterial agent is defined as the agent that prevents the growth of bacteria on the surface of the products through the use of antibacterial surface application.
The most popular antibacterial substances are plastic and similar products.
Antibacterial Efficacy Test in Plastics:
Antibacterial activity test for plastics is accredited according to ISO 22196 method.
Antibacterial Activity Test in Textile and Similar Products:
Antibacterial activity test for textile products is carried out according to ISO 20743 method.
Antibacterial Activity Test for Disinfectants:
As is known, disinfectants are chemical substances used for the suspected presence of pathogenic microorganisms or devices or materials that may be a source of contamination.
TS EN 1276 standard for industrial disinfectants is used for antibacterial effectiveness.
For medical disinfectants, TS EN 13727 standard is used.
Photocatalytic activity and antibacterial activity for ceramics are carried out according to ISO 27447 standard.
The overall objective of all methods and analysis is to evaluate whether the product which is considered to be antibacterial is contaminated with microorganisms and whether the product has antibacterial effect by logarithmic calculation of the results at the beginning and final stages of the analysis.
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