BACTOSTAT™ Antimicrobial Technology
BACTOSTAT™ is an innovative series of polymers that are engineered bacteriostatic, bactericidal, food safe and eco friendly, and safer bacterial repellent characteristics.
RATIONALE FOR BACTERIA REPELLENT POLYMERS DEVELOPMENT.
- Strong market incentive for Non-Biocide-Based antimicrobial Technology
“The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) has been calling for a ban on the household use of triclosan since 2009, and in 2012, the Canadian government declared triclosan as toxic to the environment.“ (Source : Beyond Pesticides, Mar.28, 2012)
- Product with biocides, active substances, nanomaterials have safety concerns
“According to the new Biocides Regulation of the European Commission (EU) 528/2012 products, that contain biocides, have to be labelled accordingly; this comes into effect as of September 1st, 2013.”(Source : TUV.COM, Aug.2, 2013)
- Nano-silver in dietary supplements could be harmful to health
“The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration are warning against taking dietary supplements in the wake of research from the University of Southern Denmark which suggests nano-silver could cause changes to cells.” (Source : Laboratory News, May 15, 2014 )
- FDA Orders Antibacterials Removed From Consumer Soaps
“Companies will no longer be able to market antibacterial washes with these ingredients because manufacturers did not demonstrate that the ingredients are both safe for long-term daily use and more effective than plain soap and water in preventing illness and the spread of certain infections,” the FDA said in a statement. (Source : NBC NEWS Health, Sept.2, 2016)