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New Sterilization and Disinfection Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2015

Kyle Bach

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


  • ASTM E1173, 2015 Edition, Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Preoperative, Precatheterization, or Preinjection Skin Preparations
  • BS EN 556-2, 2015 Edition, Sterilization of medical devices. Requirements for medical devices to be designated ‘STERILE’. Requirements for aseptically processed medical devices
  • BS EN 14476, 2013 Edition with Amendment A1, 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)
  • BS EN 14885, 2015 Edition, Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Application of European Standards for chemical disinfectants and antiseptics
  • BS EN 16616, 2015 Edition, Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Chemical-thermal textile disinfection. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2)
  • BS EN 61010-031, 2015 Edition, Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use. Safety requirements for hand-held probe assemblies for electrical measurement and test
  • BS EN 61010-2-040, 2015 Edition, Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use. Particular requirements for sterilizers and washer-disinfectors used to treat medical materials
  • BS EN ISO 11137-1, 2015 Edition, Sterilization of health care products. Radiation. Requirements for development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices
  • BS EN ISO 11137-2, 2015 Edition, Sterilization of health care products. Radiation. Establishing the sterilization dose
  • BS EN ISO 13408-1, 2015 Edition, Aseptic processing of health care products. General requirements
  • BS EN ISO 13408-7, Corrigendum 1 for 2013 Edition, Aseptic processing of health care products. Alternative processes for medical devices and combination products
  • BS EN ISO 15883-6, 2015 Edition, Washer-disinfectors. Requirements and tests for washer-disinfectors employing thermal disinfection for non-invasive, non-critical medical devices and healthcare equipment
  • SS EN 14476, 2013 Edition with Amendment A1, 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)
  • SS EN 14885, 2015 Edition, Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Application of European Standards for chemical disinfectants and antiseptics
  • SS EN 16616, 2015 Edition, Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Chemical-thermal textile disinfection. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2)
  • SS EN ISO 11137-1, 2015 Edition, Sterilization of medical devices. Requirements for medical devices to be designated ‘STERILE’. Requirements for aseptically processed medical devices
  • SS EN ISO 11137-2, 2015 Edition, Sterilization of health care products. Radiation. Establishing the sterilization dose
  • SS EN ISO 13408-12015 Edition, Aseptic processing of health care products. General requirements


For more standards like these, please see our Document Center List of Standards on Sterilization and Disinfection (for Healthcare).