Materials Standard Testing

Mold & Bacteria Consulting Laboratories (MBL) can support you in your scientific research and testing for microorganisms in the environmental, medical, and industrial domains. Our microbiologists are experienced in conducting testing of products and materials during all stages of the development, manufacturing and distribution cycle. MBL is fully accredited to ISO 17025 international Standard.

We can help comply to any international standard including:

  • ASTM C1338: Determining Fungi Resistance of Insulation Materials and Facings
  • ASTM D3273: Resistance to Growth of Mold on the Surface of Interior Coatings in an Environmental Chamber
  • ASTM D3456: Determining by Exterior Exposure Tests the Susceptibility of Paint Films to Microbiological Attack
  • ASTM D4300: Ability of Adhesive Films to Support or Resist the Growth of Fungi
  • ASTM D4445: Fungicides for Controlling Sapstain and Mold on Unseasoned Lumber (Laboratory Method)
  • ASTM D4783: Resistance of Adhesive Preparations in Container to Attack by Bacteria, Yeast, and Fungi
  • ASTM D5583: Detection and Estimation of Retention of Wood Preservatives by Aspergillus Bioassaying
  • ASTM D5588: Determination of the Microbial Condition of Paint, Paint Raw Materials, and Plant Areas
  • ASTM D5590: Determining the Resistance of Paint Films and Related Coatings to Fungal Defacement by Accelerated Four-Week Agar Plate Assay
  • ASTM D6469: Microbial Contamination in Fuel and Fuel Systems (microbial section only)
  • ASTM E645: Efficacy of Microbicides Used in Cooling Systems
  • ASTM E723: Efficacy of Antimicrobials as Preservatives for Aqueous-Based Products Used in the Paper Industry (Bacterial Spoilage)
  • ASTM E875: Efficacy of Fungal Control Agents as Preservatives for Aqueous-Based Products Used in the Paper Industry
  • ASTM E1839: Efficacy of Slimicides for the Paper Industry – Bacterial and Fungal Slime
  • ASTM E2180: Determining the Activity of Incorporated Antimicrobial Agent(s) In Polymeric or Hydrophobic Materials
  • ASTM G160: Evaluating Microbial Susceptibility of Nonmetallic Materials By Laboratory Soil Burial

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