Antimicrobial Testing Service suits plastic/textile industry.

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Utilizing ASTM E 2180 and JIS Z 2801 testing methods, testing service determines degree of efficacy of antimicrobials used in manufacturing of plastics and textiles. It assists manufacturers by testing for optimum formulations of antimicrobials in manufacturing process.



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U.S. Microbial Testing Leader Introduces New Service for Plastics/Textiles Industry



8/6/08

WARREN, MICH. BIOSAN Laboratories, Inc. - a leading provider of microbiology testing and bacteria detection - announced the availability of a new testing service to determine the efficacy of incorporated antimicrobials in plastics and textiles.

Manufacturers in the plastic and textile industries call upon BIOSAN Laboratories for the company's knowledge and expertise in microbiology testing.

"There has been an increasing interest in this type of testing from our clients in the manufacturing industry," said Leonard A. Rossmoore, vice president and general manager of BIOSAN Laboratories. "Manufacturers want to ensure they are producing quality goods that effectively inhibit the growth of bacteria and/or mold."

Antimicrobials have been incorporated into the development process of plastic and textiles to protect against bacteria and mold, thereby reducing deterioration, staining, odors and possible health concerns. BIOSAN Laboratories utilizes the testing methods, ASTM E 2180 and JIS Z 2801, to test the degree of efficacy of the antimicrobials used in the manufacturing of plastics and textiles.

Through the ASTM E 2180 and JIS Z 2801 testing methods, BIOSAN Laboratories assists manufacturers by testing for the optimum formulations of antimicrobials in the manufacturing process.

For more information about ASTM E 2180 and JIS Z 2801 testing, contact Lesley Thomas at BIOSAN Laboratories at (800) 253-6800 or visit on the Web at www.biosan.com.

About BIOSAN Laboratories, Inc.
Founded in 1973 by Dr. Harold Rossmoore, BIOSAN Laboratories, Inc. is a leading provider of microbiology testing and bacteria detection. BIOSAN Laboratories is the only U.S. manufacturer of agar dipslides with distribution spanning the globe. For more information about BIOSAN Laboratories, contact the company at (800) 253-6800 or visit on the Web at www.biosan.com.

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