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New Sterilization and Disinfection Standards for the 4th Quarter 2013

Kyle Bach

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Sterilization and Disinfection are now available:


  • ANSI/AAMI ST79, 2010 Edition with Amendments 1 2, 3 and 4, Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities (ANSI/AAMI ST79:2010 & A1:2010 & A2:2011 & A3:2012 & A4:2013) (Consolidated Text)
  • BS EN 13624, 2013 Edition, Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity in the medical area. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)
  • BS EN 14476, 2013 Edition, Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of virucidal activity in the medical area. Test method and requirements (Phase 2/Step 1)
  • DIN EN 14476, 2013 Edition, Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics – Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of virucidal activity in the medical area – Test method and requirements (Phase 2/Step 1)


For similar standards, please see the Document Center List of Standards on Sterilization and Disinfection.  Just follow the links to the specific area you’re interested in.

And you’ll want to review my previous blogs as well:




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