Siva offers solutions to your microbiological problems. In addition to performing many of the industry standard microbiological methods listed below, we also work with clients on custom research projects specific to their needs.
ASTM Methods: ASTM D 2574 Standard Test Method for Resistance of Emulsion Paints in the Container to Attack by Microorganisms. ASTM D 5588 Standard Test Method for Determination of the Microbial Condition of Paint, Paint Raw Materials, and Plant Areas. ASTM D 5590 Standard Test Method for Determining the Resistance of Paint Films and Related Coatings to Fungal Defacement by Accelerated Four-Week Agar Plate Assay. ASTM D 5589 Standard Test Method for Determining the Resistance of Paint Films and Related Coatings to Algal Defacement. ASTM D 3273 Standard Test Method for Resistance to Growth of Mold on the Surface of Interior Coatings in an Environmental Chamber. ASTM G 21Standard Practice for Determining Resistance of Synthetic Polymeric Materials to Fungi ASTM C 1338 Standard Test Method for Determining Fungi Resistance of Insulation Materials and Facings Japanese Industrial Standard: JIS Z 2801 Antimicrobial products-Test for antimicrobial activity and efficacy USP Methods: USP 61 Microbial Examination of Non-sterile Products: Microbial Enumeration Tests USP 62 Microbial Examination of Non-sterile Products: TESTS FOR SPECIFIED MICROORGANISMS USP 85 Bacterial Endotoxin Test OECD 201: ECOTOX STUDIES: Freshwater Alga and Cyanobacteria, Growth Inhibition Test AOAC Methods: AOAC Use Dilution Test 955.14, 955.15, and 964.02) Disinfectant Testing UseDilution Method AOAC Use Dilution Test Modified for Spray Products ( 961.02) AOAC 955.17 Fungicidal Activity of Disinfectants Other Miscellaneous Custom Tests: Minimal Inhibitory Concentration Determinations, Antimicrobial Tests per Client Requests [Call to Discuss] Industry Affiliations and Memberships: Member of International Antimicrobial Council Organization and is a IAC Certified Laboratory for Antimicrobial Testing Member of ASTM E35 Committee on Antimicrobial Testing Member of ASTM D 01-28 Committee on Biodeterioration of Paints and Coatings Member of IBRG [international Biodeterioration Research Group]