EN 1657:2000

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics - Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of fungicidal activity of chemical desinfectants and antiseptics used in veterinary field - Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)

Publication date:   Aug 4, 2002

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99.60 Withdrawal effective   Dec 7, 2005


CEN/TC 216 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics

European Norm

11.080.20   Disinfectants and antiseptics | 71.100.35   Chemicals for industrial and domestic disinfection purposes



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This European standard specifies a test method and the minimum requirements for bactericidal activity of chemical disinfectant and antiseptic products that form an homogenous physically stable preparation in standardised hard water. This European Standard is applicable to products for use in the veterinary field i.e. in the breeding, husbandry, production, transport and disposal of all animals except when in the food chain following death and entry to the processing industry.

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EN 1657:2000
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Dec 7, 2005