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Hygiene Monitoring Impact of Disinfectants on ATP Results


ATP testing is being used by many food & beverage companies to verify the efficiency of their cleaning procedure. The amount of ATP is measured by the bioluminescence reaction (luciferin + luciferase). Some chemical compounds, including detergents, can affect the light signal of this reaction. Therefore, the presence of disinfectant residues on surfaces can have a negative impact on the reading and lead to false negative results. We provided a scientific comparison study, to see how different sample devices react to the main sanitizers used in food and beverage industry.

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Adele Gisselmann

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Global Product Manager

Charlotte Lindhardt

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Senior Validation Expert

Tobias Weitzel

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Head of Operations

Webinar Information

Microbiological testing

  • Surface and personnel testing
  • Duration:61 mins

  • Language:English