Effective Antimicrobial/Antibacterial Additives by Microban®

Microban® is the global leader in innovative antimicrobial additives, built-in to products to prevent the growth of stain-and-odor causing bacteria, mold and mildew, keeping products cleaner and fresher for longer.

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Antimicrobial Additives for Meaningful Product Enhancement

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, constant cleaning is required to keep microbial growth under control.  Recognizing that the ability to clean constantly is unreasonable in most environments, the best weapon against the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew is prevention.

Microban® antimicrobial additives help keep products and surfaces cleaner by  inhibiting the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew in treated products.  Our customized chemistries are incorporated into products at the point of manufacture to provide ongoing protection against a broad spectrum of microbes for the life of the product and have been proven to eliminate up to 99.9% of harmful microbes.  The incorporation of effective antimicrobial additives leaves you with a product that provides enhanced performance for your customer, in the form of proactive protection and improved product durability.

Common Applications for Antimicrobial Additives

Microban® technologies are implemented by manufacturers around the globe, in a variety of different industries to control the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew.  Consumer, commercial, healthcare and building products benefit from the added layer of protection provided by our portfolio of solutions. Examples include healthcare equipment, food service shelving, commercial coatings, insulation, flooring and more.

An Extensive Portfolio of Additives & Unparalleled R&D Capabilities

Microban's portfolio of antimicrobial additives includes more than 25 active technologies, each of which can be 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 work directly with partners to identify the best possible solutions.  More than 40,000 tests are conducted annually our state-of-the-art laboratory facility and our team stands behind the efficacy of each application.

Antimicrobial Additives

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Experience the Microban® advantage for effective antimicrobial additives:

  • Microban® additives are a permanent, cost-effective solution that provides proactive protection against bacteria, mold and mildew, 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 stains & odors that can be caused by the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew.
  • Microban® additives are registered with the EU Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and meet environmental and durability standards. 
  • Microban® additives have a long history of safe, effective use in variety of applications.

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