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EN 1650

Quantitative Suspension Test for Fungicidal or Yeasticidal activity of Chemical disinfectants and Antiseptics

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EN 1650 – Quantitative Suspension Test for the Evaluation of Fungicidal or Yeasticidal activity of Chemical Disinfectants and Antiseptics

EN 1650 is a quantitative suspension test that evaluates the fungicidal or yeasticidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. EN 1650 test is intended for disinfectant products used in food, industrial, domestic, and institutional areas.

EN 1650 Test Conditions & Requirements

  • Test microorganisms used – Candida Albicans (MTCC 3017), Aspergillus Brasiliensis, Aspergillus niger (ATCC-16888).
  • Test temperature  – 20 °C
  • Contact time –  15 mins
  • Interfering substance  –  Clean Conditions: 0.3g/l of Bovine Albumin Solution and Dirty conditions: 3g/l of Bovine Serum Albumin
  • Log reduction – Tested product must achieve 4 log reduction value 

EN 1650 – Fungicidal Suspension Test for Disinfectants

  • Test product (disinfectant or antiseptic) is diluted with hard water.
  •  Diluted test solution is added to the yeast or fungal spore suspension in the presence of an interfering substance. 
  • After the end of contact period, an aliquot of test mixture is transferred to a neutralizing solution.
  • Remaining viable microorganisms are enumerated using plate count method.

 

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FAQs

EN 1650 test is used to evaluate the efficacy of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics that claim to possess fungicidal or yeasticidal action.

EN 1650 test is applicable to disinfectants/chemical antiseptics used in food, industrial, domestic, and institutional areas.

EN 1650 test takes 2-3 weeks to complete.

At Microbe Investigations, we test for EN 1650 using the following microbial strains: Candida Albicans (MTCC 3017), Aspergillus Brasiliensis, Aspergillus niger (ATCC-16888).

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