New Anti-Microbial Treatment For Germ-Free Clothing

July 11, 2011

According to a study published in June in the ASC’s Applied Materials & Interfaces, order a University of Georgia team of researchers have tested a chemical anti-microbial treatment that can make clothing germ free.

The spray-on solution is used by applying to existing garments.  It is specifically designed to provide low-cost protection for healthcare facilities.

According to the researchers, decease the treatment kills various pathogens: staph, strep, E. coli, pseudomonas and acetinobacter.

Reference:  Dhende VP, Samanta S, Jones D, Hardin IR, and J Locklin.  One Step Photochemical Synthesis of Permanent, Nonleaching, Ultrathin Antimicrobial Coatings for Textiles and PlasticsApplied Materials & Interfaces, DOI: 10.1021/am200324f.  Published online June 21, 2011.

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