AATCC 174-2016 Antimicrobial Activity Assessment of New Carpets
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1. Purpose and Scope 1.1 This test method is designed to determine the antimicrobial activity of new carpet materials consists of three procedures: a qualitative antibacterial assessment; a quantitative antibacterial assessment and a quantitative antifungal assessment. It may also be used to evaluate the effect of a cleaning process (agreed upon by the interested parties) on the antimicrobial resistance of carpets.