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COVID19 Initiatives and Services

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COVID-19 EMERGENCY
DISINFECTION AND PROTECTION

WHICH TESTS SHOULD BE PERFORMED?

Disinfection and protection are fundamental actions for both people and professionals, even more in this period of global health emergency.

At a time when attention to this issue is becoming very important for everyone’s health and safety, the sanitizing and virucidal industries are required to make additional efforts not only in terms of production capacity, but also in terms of safety and constant and unchanging effectiveness proofs .

Our experts and Mérieux NutriSciences GLP facility can support you in ensuring the effectiveness and safety of your products dedicated for healthcare professionals and individuals.

WHICH TESTS SHOULD BE PERFORMED?

DISINFECTANTS TEST

CHEMICAL STUDIES
■ Analytical methods development and validation
■ Active substance(s) qualitative-quantitative analysis (title)
■ Accelerated stability studies according to CIPAC method MT 46.3

EFFICACY STUDIES AGAINST TARGET ORGANISMS
Bactericide and fungicide efficacy test
■ Bactericidal efficacy of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics – EN 1276
■ Fungicidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics – EN 1650
■ Bactericidal activity in the medical area – EN 13727
■ Fungicidal or yeasticidal activity in the medical area – EN 13624

Virucide efficacy test
■ Hygienic hand rub and hand wash – EN 14476
■ Instrument disinfection – EN 14476
■ Surface disinfection – EN 14476

CLEANING VALIDATION
Validation of cleaning method gives documented evidence that an approved cleaning procedure will provide clean equipment, suitable for its intended use.

STERILIZATION VALIDATION
For medical devices and health care products that must be sterilized before use, the appropriate sterilization cycle parameters must be determined through a sterilization validation process.
Our service includes validation of sterilization processes according to different standards such as (not exhaustive list): ISO 11137 (Radiation) – ISO 17665 (Moist Heat) – ISO 20857 (Dry Heat) – ISO 11135 (Ethylene Oxide).