BS EN 13697 PDF


Also widely applicable to the cleaning of food preparation areas, chemical cleaners which comply with BS EN are bactericidal. The Food Standards. activity employing BS EN against Aspergillus brasiliensis under dirty The test was carried out as specified by BS EN (Appendix 1). EN Quantitative Surface Test for the Evaluation of Bactericidal or Fungicidal Activity. Summary of Test. The EN method below are designed to evaluate.

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Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in food, industrial, domestic and institutional areas.

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We use this information to improve and customize your browsing experience and for analytics and metrics about our visitors — both on this website and other media. It is still a very effective tool for controlling the spread of infection. I have researched these chemicals and contacted the manufacturers and suppliers of each chemical to confirm their suitability or not for use as disinfectants in food premises. Our Anti Bacterial Clean is an example of a chemical cleaner which is compliant with BS EN and is suitable for a wide range of cleaning tasks and across several surfaces.

Accept and continue Learn more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings. It comes bz ml bottles for easy use and has a pleasant mint fragrance. Also widely applicable to the cleaning of food preparation areas, chemical cleaners which comply with BS EN are bactericidal.

The Food Standards Agency’s new guidance document ‘E.

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A single cookie will be used in your browser to remember your preference not to be tracked. Chemical cleaning solutions are tested to make sure that they can destroy the requisite level of Kitchen Cleaner with Bleach. This list is not meant to be exhaustive or definitive. This can lead to the wrong chemicals being used and inadequate disinfection of food contact equipment, which 136697 the risk of cross contamination and food poisoning.


I have developed this public site in an attempt to produce a single source of reference, which can be accessed bx all Food Business Operators and Enforcement Officers, where hopefully in time most of the appropriate chemicals available in the UK will be listed, along with product information where available.

It is widely accepted that all articles, fittings or equipment that comes into contact with raw foodeither directly or indirectly through handling or cleaning practicesgs be disinfected before they can be used in contact with other ready to eat foods.

The Food Standards Agency requires all equipment which has been in contact or involved in the preparation of raw foods to be cleaned either at a sterilising temperature or for them to be cleaned with b suitable chemical cleaning agent which meets BS EN or BS ENwhich was introduced in and updated with a revised regulation in Many methods are suspension based and are used to support general antimicrobial claims while other test methods are carrier-based and are used to support antimicrobial activity of products on surfaces or devices.

Staphylococcus aureusPseudomonas aeruginosaEnterococcus eenEscherichia coliCandida albicansAspergillus brasiliensis. Again, typically many products will perform faster than this, but with hand gels especially there is a longer contact period once the gel is applied in spite of evaporation of of sanitising fluids over time. It is simply a list of chemicals that I have confirmed as compliant.

Take the smart route to manage medical device compliance. These 16397 standards beginning with BS EN correspond to different challenges which cleaners face, specifically to different infectious threats from E-Coli to spores.

BS EN 13697:2015

To find out more about the cookies we use, see our Privacy Policy. Whilst this broadly regulates the bactericidal efficacy of cleaning fluids and sprays, in particular this deals with E-Coli and is vital as a safeguard to guarantee the performance of many cleaning resources used in kitchen and food preparation areas.

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In my role as an Environmental Health Officer, I have encountered many chemicals in u se for disinfection. To ensure the efficacy of cleaning fluids, especially those used in public spaces such as clinical or child care centres, there are several standards in place. Until 16397, any detergents or sanitisers that were labelled as ‘Bactericidal’ were generally accepted for use in food businesses to clean and disinfect food contact equipment, often in a single step.

Unfortunately, many of the chemical disinfectants currently available on the market lack sufficient labelling to determine whether they meet either of the British Standards and are appropriate for use. It deals successfully with the necessary level of bacteria, effective in just 60 seconds.

Test Organisms Staphylococcus aureusPseudomonas aeruginosaEnterococcus hiraeEscherichia coliCandida albicansAspergillus brasiliensis Purpose of Test Carrier-based study formally used to evaluate bactericidal and fungicidal activity on non-porous surfaces.

Test method and requirements phase 2, step 2 BS EN The faster, easier way to work with standards. Learn more bbs the cookies we use and how to change your settings.

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These cookies collect information about how you interact with our website and allow us to bd you. Ultimately, if disinfection procedures are found to be inadequate by Food Hygiene Inspectors, the food business is at risk of being restricted from certain food handling activities or even prohibited from selling food completely until strict disinfection procedures are in place.

Amount of detergent to add. However, I do not permit any of the pages or information provided on the pages to be loaded into frames on your website without written permission. Similarly our anti bacterial liquid soap is also compliant with BS ENlaboratory tested to ensure the effective disposal of bacteria from hands.