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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 1 Classification of barrier performance as per AAMI

From: Development of plasma enhanced antiviral surgical gown for healthcare workers

AAMI barrier performance Test Result
Level 1 AATCC42:2000 Impact penetration test ≤4.5 g
Level 2 AATCC42:2000 Impact penetration test ≤1.0 g
  AATCC 127:1998 Hydrostatic pressure test ≥20 cm
Level 3 AATCC42:2000 Impact penetration test ≤1.0 g
  AATCC 127:1998 Hydrostatic pressure test ≥50 cm
Level 4 ASTM F1671:2003 Viral penetration test Pass