Freshness that lives on

Odor is a universal challenge. Textile and foam products enhanced with Microban® Odor Control Technologies empower people to worry less and enjoy life more. Experience true confidence in odor control with our board portfolio of odor management systems that keep products fresher and raise industry performance standards.

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Odor Control Solutions from Microban® Extend the Life of Products & Clothing

Odor can buildup on the clothing, footwear and home products and can form a permanent malodor, even after laundering. This persistent odor is commonly referred to as “permastink.” Permastink has  become a global pain point for both consumers and manufacturers. Microban® odor control solutions prevent the buildup of unpleasant odors keeping apparel, footwear and home textiles fresher longer than ever before. 

  • Prevent sweat and moisture from affecting the freshness of footwear, athletic gear, sportswear, ready-to-wear apparel and home textiles
  • Prevent odor and mildew in footwear, protective wear, shower curtains and towels
  • Safeguard everything from medical textiles to window coverings
  • Eliminate odor during wear or use and in between washings

Effective Odor Control 

Engineering innovative odor resistant textile technologies is the easy part. Ensuring that the odor control’s effect lasts for the useful life of the product is a bit more complicated. Microban's engineers, however, meet that challenge head-on every single day. We work with partners to define durability requirements as part of the product development process. We then evaluate durability with industry standards or with customized methods of odor control testing. In addition, Microban® is able to conduct customized experiments to simulate the actual use environment of the article. These include wear tests, shower simulations, hot vapor exposure, solvent exposure and repeated laundering. With our rigorous testing methods, you will be able to confidently present durable odor control products that your customers will value.