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Requirements and Methods for VAH certification of chemical disinfection procedures

This eBook in PDF format contains the detailed description of the laboratory tests and methodology for efficacy testing of products and procedures for hand, skin, surface, instrument, and textile disinfection as well as the requirements for certification and listing of disinfectants in the VAH List of Disinfectants for bactericidal, yeasticidal, tuberculocidal, mycobactericidal, fungicidal and virucidal activity spectrum.

These methods integrate current EN standards. Prior to VAH certification disinfectants must undergo an evaluation procedure by independent assessors.

The translation into English is an authorized translation of the German original (2nd April 2015) and is available as an eBook (PDF format, compatible with all Windows PC/Laptop, Apple Mac OS C Desktop/Laptop, iPhone/iPod/iPad as well as Android Phones or Tablets.)

Amendments will be made available for purchase in PDF format as well.

VAH Test Methods 18 and 19 in English can be downloaded here.




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