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Biomaster Antimicrobial Additive technology offers protection against the dangers you can't see.

Easily incorporated into any plastic, textile, paper, paint or coating, it becomes an integral part of the manufacturing process and finished product.

Biomaster ensures effective antimicrobial protection for the effective lifetime of the product, helping to keep surfaces clean and hygienic, and reduces the threat of cross-contamination.

In order to guarantee optimum performance, Biomaster takes a bespoke approach to every project. Each formulation is uniquely blended to suit a specific end application, with its effectiveness confirmed by independent laboratories before it enters the production process.

Biomaster pioneered the development of permanent antibacterial protection into new substrates such as plastics, coatings, textiles and paint and continues to create innovative additive technologies that provide long-term defence against harmful bacteria.

Add effective, versatile and trusted antibacterial protection to your product range by contacting Biomaster - the experts in antibacterial technology.

Antimicrobial technology for surfaces

In situations where hygiene is critical, a surface with in-built Biomaster antimicrobial protection can inhibit the growth of harmful microbes - including bacteria, mould and fungi.

Bacteria will readily grow on unprotected surfaces, and even with regular cleaning microbes can be spread across a room from transmission by hands, contaminated equipment or dispersed through the air.

Disinfectant sprays and wipes are very effective at removing bacteria from a contaminated surface, however most people don’t realise that these products will only be effective for around 2 hours.

After this time has lapsed, any new bacteria landing on the surface will continue to grow.

Only Biomaster protected surfaces offer 24/7, round-the-clock protection against the growth of bacteria for the lifetime of the product.

Antimicrobial surfaces in the food industry

Practicing good hygiene in food manufacture environments can not only save companies from expensive recalls due to contaminated food, but it can be crucial to reducing the risk of outbreaks that might affect vulnerable members of the public.

Biomaster has been tested and proven to be extremely effective against Listeria monocytogenes, commonly found in food preparation areas, and can be easily incorporated into preparation surfaces, chopping boards, footwear and pipework to reduce cross-contamination.

Antimicrobial surfaces to prevent healthcare-associated infections

Hospitals, care homes and dental surgeries all have stringent procedures for managing hygiene to ensure that healthcare-associated infections, such as MRSA, are not spread across rooms and wards where vulnerable patients are susceptible to further illness.

In addition to cleaning and infection prevention protocols, Biomaster can form a key part in breaking the chain of infection and reducing the buildup of harmful organisms on patient bedframes, side tables, trunking and walls and floors.

Antimicrobial surfaces in the kitchen

Good hygiene starts at home, and preparing food hygienically can greatly reduce the risk of contracting a foodborne illness from bacteria such as Salmonella and E. coli.

Studies from the FSA have found that around 70% of supermarket chicken is contaminated with Campylobacter, the most common form of food poisoning in the UK, which is usually killed off through thorough cooking, 

Preparation surfaces and chopping boards can harbour Campylobacter bacteria, which cannot survive on a Biomaster protected surface when combined with targeted cleaning and disinfectants.

How Biomaster Works

 

Biomaster can be added at any stage of the manufacturing process and is available in masterbatch, liquid or powder formulations for plastics, textiles, paper and coatings.

When bacteria come into contact with a Biomaster protected surface, the active antimicrobial agent prevents them from growing, producing energy or replicating, inhibiting any further growth.

The controlled release of the active ingredient provides powerful, effective antimicrobial protection for the lifetime of the product.

Independent testing and free of charge masterbatch samples

Highly effective at low addition rates, Biomaster has been tested in hundreds of applications to provide up to 99.99% reduction against harmful bacteria.

We can provide free-of-charge antimicrobial masterbatch samples for you to test or manufacture plaques of your chosen polymer incorporating a specified Biomaster masterbatch and test for you. 

All of our antimicrobial treated solutions are independently tested at a leading laboratory to ISO 22196 to ensure of a high quality efficacy against the microbes your product and end application requires.

Expert marketing & regulatory support – with no licence fees

If you're looking to add antimicrobial product protection to your line of polymer or plastic products, our team of experts will help you comply with regulatory standards and support your marketing activity.

Biomaster antimicrobial plastic additives are approved by the EPA, FDA and listed on the BPR, with a wide range of products already in use in food contact and medical applications and our regulatory team will ensure you meet all current standards.

Our marketing team will support you across social media, with video material, press releases and display materials and help promote your products at exhibitions and events.

Unlike other antimicrobial additive suppliers, there are no licence fees for using our technology.  You get the support of our technical, regulatory and marketing experts free of charge to help make your product a success.

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