Abstract Preview

ISO 8573-7:2003 specifies a test method for distinguishing viable, colony-forming, microbiological organisms (e.g. yeast, bacteria, endotoxins) from other solid particles which may be present in compressed air. One of a series of standards aimed at harmonizing air contamination measurements, it provides a means of sampling, incubating and determining the number of microbiological particles. The test method is suitable for determining purity classes in accordance with ISO 8573-1, and is intended to be used in conjunction with ISO 8573-4 when there is need to identify solid particles that are also viable, colony-forming units.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2003-05
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 9
  • :
    ISO/TC 118/SC 4
    Compressed air treatment technology
  • 71.100.20
    Gases for industrial application

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