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Nordic Tersus Laboratory OÜ is accredited laboratory providing high quality standardized and non-standard microbiological testings 
and analysis for professional users from 
various industries (incl. food and chemical industry).

Our laboratory offers high quality testings (EN standards) for evaluation of microbiological efficacy of products such as chemical 
disinfectants, biocides, medical devices and skin antiseptics. Services include accredited methods.

All our services are intended for examination to determine the microbiological effectiveness that guarantee the products' high 
quality and innovativeness.

Phase 2 step 1 tests:

EN 13727 Evaluation of bactericidal activity | medical area

 EN 13727 Evaluation of bactericidal activity |       medical area
  • EVS-EN 13727:2012+A2:2015
  • Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity in the medical area (phase 2, step 1)

  • Test organisms:

    • Pseudomonas aeruginosa, ATCC 15442
    • Staphylococcus aureus, ATCC 6538
    • Enterococcus hirae, ATCC 10541
    • Escherichia coli K12, NCTC 10538
  • Additional test organisms:

    • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
    • Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
    • Salmonella typhimurium
    • Acinetobacter baumannii

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    EN 13624 Evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity | medical area

     EN 13624 Evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity |       medical area
  • EVS-EN 13624:2013
  • Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity in the medical area (phase 2, step 1)

  • Test organisms:

    • Candida albicans ATCC 10231 for yeasticidal activity

    • Aspergillus brasiliensis (previously A.niger) ATCC 16404 and Candida albicans ATCC 10231 for fungicidal activity

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    EN 14348 Evaluation of mycobactericidal activity | medical area

     EN 14348 Evaluation of mycobactericidal activity |       medical area
  • EVS-EN 14348:2005
  • Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of mycobactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants in the medical area including instrument disinfectants (phase 2, step 1)

  • Test organisms:

    • Mycobacterium terrae ATCC 15755 for tuberculocidal activity

    • Mycobacterium avium ATCC 15769 and Mycobacterium terrae ATCC 15755 for mycobactericidal activity

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    EN 17126 Evaluation of sporicidal activity | medical area

  • EVS-EN 17126:2018
  • Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of sporicidal activity of chemical disinfectants in the medical area (Phase 2, step 1)

  • Test organisms:

    • Clostridium difficile R027, NCTC 13366
    • Bacillus subtilis, ATCC 6633
    • Bacillus cereus, CIP 105151
  • Additional test organisms:

    • Any relevant test organism

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    Phase 2 step 2 tests for hand disinfection:

    EN 1499 Evaluation of bactericidal activity | medical, food, domestic and institutional areas

    EVS-EN 1499:2013
    Test method for hygienic hand wash (phase 2, step 2)

    Testorganism:

    • Escherichia coli K12, NCTC 10538; CIP 54. NCIMB 10083

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    EN 1500 Test method for hygienic handrub | medical food, domestic and institutional areas

    EVS-EN 1500:2013
    Test method for hygienic handrub (phase 2, step 2)

    Testorganism:

    • Escherichia coli K12, NCTC 10538; CIP 54. NCIMB 10083

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    EN 12791 Test method for surgical hand antiseptics | medical area

    EVS-EN 12791:2016+A1:2017
    Test method for surgical hand antiseptics (phase 2, step 2)

    Testorganisms:

    • Microorganisms found on the skin

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    Phase 2 step 2 tests for surface disinfection:

    EN 16615 evaluation of bactericidal and yeasticidal activity (4-field test) | medical area

    EVS-EN 16615:2015
    Quantitative test method for the evaluation of bactericidal and yeasticidal activity on non-porous surfaces with mechanical action employing wipes in the medical area (4- field test)

    Test organisms:

    • Staphylococcus aureus, ATCC 6538
    • Pseudomonas aeruginosa, ATCC 15442
    • Enterococcus hirae, ATCC 10541
    • Candida albicans, ATCC 10231

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    EN 17387 Bactericidal and yeasticidal and/or fungicidal activity | medical area NEW STANDARD

    EVS-EN 17387:2021

    Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics - Quantitative test for the evaluation of bactericidal and yeasticidal and/or fungicidal activity of chemical disinfectants in the medical area on non-porous surfaces without mechanical action - Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2)

    Testorganisms:

    • Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 6 538
    • Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 15 442
    • Enterococcus hirae ATCC 10 541
    • Candida albicans ATCC 10 231
    • Aspergillus brasiliensis ATCC 16 404

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    Phase 2 step 2 tests for instrument disinfection:

    EN 14561 Bactericidal activity | medical area

    EVS-EN 14561:2006

    Quantitative carrier test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity for instruments used in the medical area (phase 2, step 2)

    Test organisms:

    • Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 15442
    • Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 6538
    • Enterococcus hirae ATCC 10541

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    EN 14562 fungicidal or yeasticidal activity | medical area

    EVS-EN 14562:2006

    Quantitative carrier test for the evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity for instruments used in the medical area (phase 2, step 2)

    Test organisms:

    • Candida albicans, ATCC 10231
    • Aspergillus brasiliensis (A.niger), ATCC 16404

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    EN 14563 Mycobactericidal or tuberculocidal activity | medical area

    EVS-EN 14563:2009

    Quantitative carrier test for the evaluation of mycobactericidal or tuberculocidal activity of chemical disinfectants used for instruments in the medical area

    Test organisms (phase 2, step 2)


    • Mycobacterium terrae ATCC 15755 for tuberculocidal activity

    • Mycobacterium avium ATCC 15769 and Mycobacterium terrae ATCC 15755 for mycobactericidal activity

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    Nordic Tersus Laboratory OÜ

    Phone: +372 503 0197

    E-mail: info@ntl.ee

    EN ISO/IEC 17025:2017, accreditation certificate L263