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EPA approves Livinguard self-disinfecting textile

February 18th, 2021 / By: / Company News, News

Livinguard has announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the hygiene-technology company’s patented self-disinfecting textile (EPA Reg N. 95700-2). Livinguard’s new textile is effective against Gram negative and Gram positive bacteria to the tune of 100,000 times in 10 minutes, among the highest levels of defense against disease-causing pathogens.

In addition to killing 99.999% of bacteria, Livinguard’s technology continuously disinfects and is safe for humans and the environment. Furthermore, the EPA approval confirms Livinguard’s self-disinfecting technology remains effective on textiles tested after 30 industrial washes, giving it broad application across many industries.  

The self-disinfecting textile is expected to be used in airplane seats, hospital and hotel linens, sports apparel, medical scrubs, footwear, uniforms, carpeting and more.