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  • 29.4.2020

    What offers real protection against the coronavirus? Critically approaching «antiviral» claims on facemasks and garments

    How can I protect myself and my colleagues against the coronavirus? A question often asked by hygienists in hospitals, employees in companies, and individuals today. After the coronavirus lockdown, personal protection is a topic of discussion as life carefully returns to normal.


  • 16.4.2020

    Effective against coronavirus: Sanitized® additives protect synthetic textiles

    Treating PES textiles with Sanitized® additives can reduce viral load by up to 99 %. SANITIZED AG celebrates validation from independent laboratories: Tried and tested products Sanitized® T 99-19 and Sanitized® T 11-15 are now verifiably effective against viruses (in accordance with ISO 18184:2019). Tests were conducted using a feline coronavirus possessing structures and mechanisms reminiscent of SARS-Cov2, thus facilitating inferences about Covid-19.


  • 9.4.2020

    What’s behind the mask

    So much information is out there surrounding Covid-19 it can be a bit overwhelming to stay on top of it all. Now country leaders and trusted institutions are recommending face masks and asking people to wear them when they go outside to flatten the curve. Disinfection and hygiene improving products are one important key element for preventing the spread of the viruses and bacteria. 


  • 3.4.2020

    Viruses and bacteria: A brief explanation of the differences

    Viruses are one hundred times smaller than bacteria and are therefore only visible under an electron microscope. This does not mean, however, that bacteria are huge in comparison. Science defines their sizes as between 0.6 and 1 micrometers (1 millimeter corresponds to 1,000 micrometers).


  • 8.1.2020

    Using BPR Compliance As A USP For Your Product

    Across the EU manufacturers, product owners and marketing teams may be missing out on an important USP for their products, BPR compliance. If you are selling a product that benefits from an antimicrobial effect brought about by the addition of a biocidal ingredient (known as a Treated Article under the BPR), then you are no doubt advertising this important characteristic.  


  • 10.12.2019

    Textile production: Responsibility for man and the environment. BLUESIGN provides orientation and security

    Confusion among end customers: What clothes can environmentally aware consumers buy with a clear conscience? The BLUESIGN label is a trustworthy example, which makes sustainability and transparency in the global (!) textile production chain visible. Manufacturers of individual components – from the fiber to finishing treatment – commit to complying with the bluesign® CRITERIA. 


  • 6.8.2019

    Don’t Give Stinky Shoes A Chance!

    All shoes, especially once they’ve been worn several times, have one thing in common: they smell. So unpleasantly in fact that a study was conducted on shoe odor in which 18 % of Europeans complained about the strong smell of shoes in stairwells. All of which inevitably raises the question: Do shoes have to stink? The obvious answer would be yes. 


  • 20.6.2019

    Beat odors in cotton fabrics naturally with peppermint

    The antibacterial treatment of textiles is an aspect of comfort, which textile producers and brands that support sustainability also want to offer their customers. Eco-friendly, effective odor management is in demand.


  • 12.6.2019

    Fighting resilient odors in sportswear: Permastink

    Ever notice a pungent odor after wearing a freshly washed piece of clothing only a short time? It’s called permastink.


  • 29.5.2019

    New Technology for Odor-Free Synthetic Textiles

    The market is currently on the lookout for new, sustainable solutions for comprehensive odor management when it comes to polyester and other synthetic clothing. The goal is to allow customers to experience a feeling of freshness and comfort while doing sports as well. 


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