June 2021: Vantocil® IB offered for textile applications under new EPA label

| June 4th, 2021

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What is Vantocil® IB antimicrobial?

Vantocil® IB Antimicrobial is a highly effective preservative for use in certain textile and cellulosic products. It is reg­istered with the Environmental Protection Agency. Vantocil® IB Antimicrobial is an aqueous solution of the active ingredient called polyhexamethylene biguanide hydrochloride.

What applications can Vantocil® IB be used in?

The following are examples of products suitable for antimi­crobial finishing with Vantocil® IB Antimicrobial:

  • Textiles such as: apparel, household products, for example uphol­stery, carpets, curtains, wall coverings, mops, dishcloths, yarns, cords, toweling and blankets.
  • Cellulosic products such as: wipes, tissues, sponges, paper products (non-food contact) such as filters, and cellulose pulp.

Apparel items include slacks, shirts, underwear, sweatshirts, sweatpants, socks, oven mitts, slippers, bathrobes, gloves, hats, scarves, jackets, sheets, pillowcases, incontinence pad cover stock, washable incontinence briefs and panties.

Contact us to see if Vantocil® IB offers the right technology for solving your microbial growth problems.

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