SILVADUR™ Delivers Long Lasting Antimicrobial Protection
ANTIMICROBIAL EFFICACY & WASH DURABILITY
|Types of Tee Shirts||100% Cotton Tee Shirt||50/50 Polyester/Cotton|
SILVADUR™ treated fabrics were tested vs. a control (untested) fabric and measured for overall reduction in bacteria.
Fabrics were tested using ISO 20743 Test Method with Escherichia coli (ATCC 25922).
Tests independently performed by the International Antimicrobial Council
|100% Cotton Socks|
|Test Organisms||D (inhibition zone)||Requirement on D||% reduction after 50 washing cycles||AAA Requirement on % reduction|
|Escherichia coli ATCC 8099||0mm||≤5mm||>99||≤70|
|Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 6538||0mm||≤5mm||>99||≤80|
|Candida albicans ATCC 10231||0mm||≤5mm||>99||≤60|
TEST METHODS: AATCC147
Washing method: FZ/T 73023-2006 Antibacterial knitwear, appendix C3.
Safety requirement (D): FZ/T 73023-2006 Antibacterial knitwear, appendix E.
Antimicrobial activity test: FZ/T 73023-2006 Antibacterial knitwear, appendix D.