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AATCC Proficiency Program for Antibacterial Assessment
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Aug '10
For manufacturers or purchasers of fabrics or nonwoven materials that claim to be ANTIBACTERIAL, AATCC (American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists) is offering a brand new program that covers basic ANTIBACTERIAL ASSESSMENT. AATCC Proficiency Testing Programs are the best way to ensure that testing labs accurately perform test methods and interpret their results correctly.

The Antibacterial Proficiency Program covers AATCC Test Methods 100, Antibacterial Finishes on Textile Materials: Assessment of and 147, Antibacterial Activity Assessment of Textile Materials: Parallel Streak Method. TM 100 provides a quantitative procedure for the evaluation of the degree of antibacterial activity on a textile material; TM 147 is a qualitative method to determine antibacterial activity of diffusible antimicrobial agents on treated textile materials. These methods are applicable to fabrics and nonwoven materials.

On-site testing labs must ensure that their technicians are aware of these test methods. Third party testing labs should participate in the AATCC Proficiency Testing Program to demonstrate that their data is accurate and reliable compared to other labs.

AATCC is making it easier to participate in Proficiency Testing Programs by allowing labs to enter their results online. This means data is included in the final report exactly as the lab reports it—no risk of transcription errors or misinterpreted handwriting.

Samples will be sent out October 2010 and April 2011. As with other programs, labs will receive samples and testing instructions by mail. Data is returned to AATCC within six weeks and compiled. Each participating lab receives a complete report, including data tables and graphs. An anonymous code allows each lab to identify its results in comparison to the rest of the field.

AATCC is the world's leading not-for-profit association serving textile professionals since 1921. AATCC, headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C., USA, provides test method development, quality control materials, and professional networking for members in about 60 countries throughout the world.

AATCC (American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists)


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