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EVS-EN ISO 21150:2015+A1:2022

Cosmetics - Microbiology - Detection of Escherichia coli (ISO 21150:2015 + ISO 21150:2015/Amd 1:2022)

General information
Valid from 01.11.2022
Base Documents
ISO 21150:2015; EN ISO 21150:2015; ISO 21150:2015/Amd 1:2022; EN ISO 21150:2015/A1:2022
Directives or regulations
None

Standard history

Status
Date
Type
Name
01.11.2022
Main + amendment
17.10.2022
Amendment
05.01.2016
Main
This International Standard gives general guidelines for the detection and identification of the specified microorganism Escherichia coli in cosmetic products. Microorganisms considered as specified in this International Standard might differ from country to country according to national practices or regulations.
In order to ensure product quality and safety for consumers, it is advisable to perform an appropriate microbiological risk analysis, so as to determine the types of cosmetic products to which this International Standard is applicable. Products considered to present a low microbiological (see ISO 29621) risk include those with low water activity, hydro-alcoholic products, extreme pH values, etc.
The method described in this International Standard is based on the detection of Escherichia coli in a non-selective liquid medium (enrichment broth), followed by isolation on a selective agar medium. Other methods may be appropriate, depending on the level of detection required.
NOTE  For the detection of Escherichia coli, subcultures can be performed on non-selective culture media followed by suitable identification steps (e.g. using identification kits).
Because of the large variety of cosmetic products within this field of application, this method might not be suited to some products in every detail (e.g. certain water-immiscible products). Other International Standards (ISO 18415) may be appropriate. Other methods (e.g. automated) can be substituted for the test presented here provided that their equivalence has been demonstrated or the method has been otherwise shown to be suitable.
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