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Antimicrobial Product Testing Services

This page describes the lab's services related to testing antimicrobial surfaces and fabrics. Visit the disinfectant testing or virucidal efficacy testing section to find information on testing services for liquid antimicrobials. If the test you need appears below or is similar to those listed, please contact the laboratory or get a same-day price quote.

There are many methods that can be used to test antimicrobial surfaces, objects, and textiles. The methods vary in terms of compatibility with test material, sensitivity to antimicrobial activity, and level of standardization. If you are unsure of the best test method, click the flowchart to the left to learn more about the best test method for your product. If you still have questions, we are here to help you select the best test method for your active ingredient and application. Just call the lab to speak with a scientist.

Antimicrobial Hard Surface Efficacy Tests for Bacteria

Antimicrobial Hard Surface Tests for Mildew and Fungi

Antimicrobial Hard Surface Tests - Algae

Antimicrobial Textile Tests for Bacteria

Antimicrobial Textile Tests for Mildew and Fungi

Custom Antimicrobial Product Efficacy Tests

There are myriad antimicrobial products under development, and they don't always "fit in the box" with respect to standard test methods. Often, custom tests are the most appropriate way to test the antimicrobial activity of a product.

Not seeing the test you're after? Try our Complete Test Menu. If that doesn't work, give us a call and we'll see if we can help you out.

Note: "GLP" stands for Good Laboratory Practices, and refers to governmental requirements for laboratories that submit data to EPA or FDA.