BS ISO 16869:2008

Scope
Assessment of the effectiveness of fungistatic compounds in plastics formulations. Assesses the relative resistance of fungistatic treatments on plastics. The better the treatment the less fungi will be able to grow on the surfaces of interest.

Products that can be tested
Plastics

Description of Test

  • A combination or any one of the following are overlaid in a top agar layer on the specimen of interest.
    1. Aspergillus niger
    2. Chaetomium globsolum
    3. Paecilomyces variotii
    4. Penicillium funiculsolum
    5. Trichoderma longibrachiatum
  • The relative presence or absence of inhibition is recorded after 21 days.
  • The test method can be adapted to include other fungal species as requested by the client.

Third Party Validation
On passing this test, the product can be labelled as tested by airmid healthgroup to BS ISO 16869:2008 in support of any claim relating to the test and data received.

Turnaround Time
4 weeks from receipt of sample.

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The quality of the third party data we received from airmid healthgroup helped us showcase our innovative strategy of licensing this novel technology at a prestigious international scientific event, the European Innovation Convention. Ultimately this will allow us add value and differentiate our customer offerings through a focus on health and indoor air quality.
Mr. Robert Hickson, MD of VitrA Ireland

 

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