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The turnaround time depends on the type of test material and microbial strains used for the testing. For antibacterial product samples, we typically take 1-2 weeks to complete the test. Whereas, our turnaround time for antiviral and antifungal samples is 4-5 weeks.

Our fast-track program is designed to meet immediate customer demands by prioritizing the testing needs and expediting the test analysis process. The fastest turnaround time through the fast track program is 1-2 weeks after receiving the samples for testing.

You can send your samples by courier services or can directly deliver to us.  For further assistance, you can consult our experts here or mail us at [email protected].

MIS provides soft copies of your test reports via email. To get the hard copy, customers can send us a request at [email protected].

MIS accepts payments from their customers through wire transfer.

MIS provides testing services in more than 75 countries across the globe.

At MIS, we suggest the following tests for the textile materials –

For antibacterial treated textilesASTM E2149, ISO 20743, JISL 1902, AATCC 100, AATCC 147

For antiviral treated textiles – ISO 18184, JIS L 1922

For antifungal treated textiles – AATCC 30

At MIS, we suggest the following tests for the plastic products –

For antibacterial-treated non-porous surfaces- ISO 22196, JIS Z2801ISO 846, ASTM E2180

For antiviral-treated non-porous surfacesISO 21702 

For antifungal treated non-porous surfaces – ASTM  G29, ASTM G21 

MIS offers the following tests to clients for disinfectant products –

For antibacterial disinfectant productsEN 1276, EN 16615, EN 13697, PAS 2424, AOAC955.14, 955.15, 955.16, 955.17, 960.09, 961.02, 964.02, 965.12, 965.13, 966.04, 972.04, 991.47

For antiviral/virucidal disinfectant products – EN 14476 and ASTM E1053 are the most frequently requested tests at MIS.

For fungicidal/yeasticidal disinfectant productsEN 1650

MIS offers antimicrobial testing services to textiles, disinfectants, paints/coatings, plastic, and pharma industries. Additionally, we provide entomology testing services for insect-repellent products including sprays, lotions, creams, and impregnated textile materials.

Yes, you can choose the test strains. Here At MIS, we have the availability of more than 20 microbial strains for antimicrobial efficacy testing. To know more, check out our microbial strains library.

We follow the given international standards for testing at MIS –

  • European Standards (EU)
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
  • American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC)
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • Japanese Industrial Standard (JIS)

Yes, additional strains can be added on the customer’s request.

Yes, we do provide consultancy services to our clients to successfully develop and launch high-quality products and formulations.

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