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New Sterilization and Disinfection Standards for the 1st Quarter 2016

Kyle Bach

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


  • BS EN 285, 2015 Edition, Sterilization. Steam sterilizers. Large sterilizers
  • BS EN 12791, 2016 Edition, Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Surgical hand disinfection. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2)
  • BS EN ISO 15883-7, 2016 Edition, Washer-disinfectors. Requirements and tests for washer-disinfectors employing chemical disinfection for non-invasive, non-critical thermolabile medical devices and healthcare equipment
  • DIN EN 13727, 2015 Edition, Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics – Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity in the medical area – Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1) (English language)
  • DIN EN 14476, 2015 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) (English language)
  • ISO 15883-7, 1st Edition, Washer-disinfectors – Part 7: Requirements and tests for washer-disinfectors employing chemical disinfection for non-invasive, non-critical thermolabile medical devices and healthcare equipment


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