Discover Advanced Odor Control Technologies

Microban® is the global leader in innovative antimicrobial and odor control solutions built-in to prevent the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew and provide an added layer protection to control odors

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Stop the Stink with Antimicrobial Additives and Advanced Odor Control Solutions

On any given surface, bacteria can double in number every 20 minutes, causing the development of stains and unpleasant odors that impact durability and product lifespan.  In many circumstances, once bacteria have begun to proliferate on a surface and odors become noticeable, there is no way to effectively wash the odor away.  The best weapon in the odor control fight is prevention.

Microban® technologies help control odors by inhibiting the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew in treated products.  Our customized odor control chemistries are incorporated into products at the point of manufacture to provide ongoing protection against odors for the life of the product, and have been proven to eliminate up to 99.9% of odor-causing microbes.  The result is products that remain cleaner and fresher for longer, and are ultimately more durable.

Common Applications for Odor Control Technologies

Microban® technologies are implemented by manufacturers around the globe, in a variety of different industries to control odor-causing bacteria, mold and mildew.  Consumer, commercial, healthcare and building products benefit from the added layer of protection provided by our portfolio of odor control solutions. Examples include yoga mats, home textiles, food storage containers and cleaning supplies.

Innovative Odor Control Technologies & Unparalleled Lab Capabilities

Microban's portfolio of odor control solutions includes both traditional antimicrobial solutions, as well as unique odor capture technologies that fight odor without the presence of an antimicrobial.  All of these technologies are customized to meet the specific objectives of our partners, with a focus on meeting durability requirements and environmental standards.

The world class research & development team at Microban® includes microbiologists and analytical chemists who are responsible for customizing antimicrobial and odor control solutions for partners.  More than 40,000 tests are conducted annually in the state-of-the-art laboratory facility, including tests that measure the presence of odor in polymers, textiles, and coatings.

Odor Control Technologies

Laboratory Capabilities

Experience the Microban® advantage for odor control:

  • Microban® is a permanent, cost-effective solution that provides proactive odor control, enhances durability and improves product lifespan.
  • Microban® technologies can be utilized in hygiene critical, high-traffic environments such as hospitals, food processing facilities and schools for an added level of cleanliness protection that prevents problems before they start.
  • Microban® preserves the usefulness of your products by minimising the presence of odors that can be caused by the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew
  • Microban® odor control technologies are registered with the EU Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and meet environmental and durability standards. 
  • Microban® odor control technologies have a long history of safe, effective use in variety of applications.

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