EPA Science Inventory

Assessment of Liquid and Physical Decontamination Methods for Environmental Surfaces Contaminated with Bacterial Spores: Evaluation of Spray Method Parameters and Impact of Surface Grime

Citation:

U.S. EPA. Assessment of Liquid and Physical Decontamination Methods for Environmental Surfaces Contaminated with Bacterial Spores: Evaluation of Spray Method Parameters and Impact of Surface Grime. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R/12/591, 2012.

Description:

Report

Purpose/Objective:

The primary objective of this study was to improve a series of low-tech decontamination remediation procedures applied to various surfaces (concrete, dry wall, wood) contaminated with viable bacterial spores from Bacillus atrophaeus as a surrogate for Bacillus anthracis

URLs/Downloads:

ASSESSMENT OF LIQUID AND PHYSICAL DECONTAMINATION METHODS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SURFACES CONTAMINATED WITH BACTERIAL SPORES   (PDF,NA pp, 6936 KB,  about PDF)

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/REPORT)
Projected Completion Date: 09/14/2012
Record Last Revised: 09/27/2013
Record Created: 09/14/2012
Record Released: 09/14/2012
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 246352

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HOMELAND SECURITY RESEARCH CENTER

DECON AND CONSEQUENCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION