Unleash the Power of Antimicrobial Copper
Presentation delivered to the Bathroom Manufacturers' Association AGM, 2009.
Presentation given to the members and invited guests of the
Bathroom Manufacturers' Association at their Annual Meeting, 2009,
raising awareness of the market opportunities for uncoated
antimicrobial copper bathroom products for hygiene and infection
This presentation aimed to inspire manufacturers to exploit the
inherent antimicrobial properties of copper because, at the moment,
many bathroom products and fittings are already made from a
naturally antimicrobial material (brass) and then covered over with
a coating which prevents it from fighting germs (chrome plate).
The presentation covered the laboratory and clinical evidence of
copper's antimicrobial efficacy, the superior performance of copper
at room temperature and humidity compared to silver-ion containing
materials and the touch surface bathroom products required for
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