PCIMag.com reported that sp3nw affiliate Iasis Molecular Sciences, a developer of innovative antimicrobial compositions, has created a family of durable coatings with active agent loadings of 0.36 wt% or less that:
- Reduce viable coronavirus (229E) by 99.7% in two hours and >99.9% in 24 hours (ISO 21702);
- Rapidly provide 4.0–5.0 Log reductions against gram positive (e.g. MRSA) and gram negative bacteria (e.g. E. coli); and
- Deliver 100% inhibition of Toxic Black Mold (Stachybotrys chartarum) as demonstrated with inoculation and monitoring of the surfaces over a one-month period.
Iasis Molecular Sciences Inc. is an antimicrobial solutions company that develops novel strategies aimed at preventing the spread of surface-transmittable infectious disease, particularly device-related and healthcare-associated infections. These crossover solutions can be added with ease to synthetic materials to impart self-disinfecting capabilities and have applications in advanced coatings, among others.