Durability of wood and wood-based products - Test method against wood destroying basidiomycetes - Part 1: Assessment of biocidal efficacy of wood preservatives
This document specifies a method for determining the efficacy of wood preservatives applied to wood by penetration treatment against wood destroying basidiomycetes cultured on a malt extract agar medium.
The method is applicable to formulated products or to their active ingredients.
NOTE This method can be used in conjunction with an ageing procedure, for example EN 73 or EN 84.
Annex A (informative) contains an example of a test report.
Annex B (normative) contains some methods of sterilization.
Annex C (informative) contains information on the test vessels.
Annex D (informative) contains information on test fungi.
Annex E (informative) contains a recommended but non-comprehensive list of optional fungi.