ASTM Intl. Publishes New Edition of Materials Standards
October 1, 2006
W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. - The new ASTM Standards on Materials and Environmental Microbiology, Fourth Edition, includes all ASTM standards on this topic on one convenient CD-ROM. The work is 75 percent new or revised since the last edition, and it includes microbiology standards from 19 volumes of the Annual Book of ASTM Standards.
The standards cover:
- Methods to evaluate antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal products;
- Materials such as adhesives and paint;
- Techniques to analyze and identify microorganisms, and
- Methods to evaluate the effectiveness of biocides.