Products That Incorporate Microban Technologies Resist Odors & Stains

Unwanted—and familiar—odors in shoes and clothing are the result of micro-organisms that feed on moisture, heat and humidity. However, with odor capture and antimicrobial protection, clothing and other materials stay fresher for longer.


With Microban® odor capture and antimicrobial protection, clothing and other materials stay fresher for longer.

From odor-resistant clothes and footwear to mold- and mildew-inhibited shower curtains, built-in Microban® antimicrobial textile product technologies increase product value and ease the cleaning process.


Microban® offers comprehensive odor-control technologies that meet your requirements for antimicrobial efficacy, wash durability, processing conditions and cost effectiveness.

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Soles and other shoe parts that come in direct contact with feet are notorious for generating extremely unpleasant odors caused by bacterial and athletic foot fungus contamination. Fortunately, Microban has developed an answer to the all-too-common problem.

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Socks do more than make a fashion statement; they reduce stress on your feet and can help wick away moisture. But as everyone knows, socks can really stink. The sweat and heat generated by your feet provide an ideal environment for bacteria.

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Accessories and Gear

Tents, backpacks, hats and similar gear are almost never washed, so it becomes even more important to incorporate antimicrobial technologies into these products to inhibit the growth of stain- and odor-causing bacteria.

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Home Textiles

Shower curtains, bedding and other home textiles are frequently treated with water-repellent and stain-resistant agents. Unfortunately, odor-control technology performance is often compromised when co-applied with those finishing agents.  Fortunately, though, Microban® has designed antimicrobial and odor-capture fabric formulations and processes that successfully treat home textiles without causing negative interferences with other finishing agents.

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Frequent use combined with infrequent cleaning can cause lab coats to harbor stain- and odor-causing bacteria. Microban offers antimicrobial treatments for fabrics and other medical textiles that prevent those bacteria from ever taking root. With our antimicrobial solutions, hospitals, doctor offices and urgent care centers enjoy maximized microbial protection.

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