MediTEX Technology is an antimicrobial, antibacterial and odor-resistant Solutions company which specializes in the development, manufacturing and marketing of antimicrobial, antibacterial textiles for the government, healthcare & commercial industry. MediTEX mission is to be an integral part of the comprehensive antimicrobial solutions necessary to prevent the spread of bacteria.
A recent University of Maryland research study revealed that 65% of medical personnel reported that they change their lab coats less than once a week, and a surprising 15% admitted they change their lab coats less than once a month. It’s not surprising that a staggering 97% of healthcare workers agreed that they are concerned about the presence of bacteria in healthcare facilities like theirs, as well as on medical textiles. Now, healthcare workers and patients can have greater peace of mind knowing that their medical textiles feature Microban antimicrobial protection that inhibits the growth of odor causing bacteria on the fabric, keeping MediTEX textiles cleaner and fresher.
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Microban Antimicrobial Agent
Microban is the primary active compound in MediTEX textiles. Microban has proven itself time and again to be a safe, reliable high-quality antimicrobial ingredient used without side effects in many well-known consumer, healthcare and professional products. It is the ingredient of choice, used globally for various applications including hospital hygiene, antibacterial toothpastes, anti-acne treatments, hand soaps and cleaners. The safety of Microban is based upon a very comprehensive database. Laboratory and clinical studies have been performed addressing practically all relevant toxicological endpoints, and they show a very high margin of safety. These studies were required to attain regulatory approvals and support Microban’s antimicrobial agent’s safe use in oral care, personal care and health care products. The results have consistently demonstrated that no health concerns are associated with Microban products.
MediTEX antimicrobial protection provides an odor barrier which inhibits the growth of odor causing bacteria, and keeps textiles like pillows, sheets, bath towels, and kitchen towels cleaner and fresher between washes. This 24/7 antimicrobial protection is built-in to MediTEX products during the manufacturing process and will not wash off or wear away, MediTEX antimicrobial technology, keeps textiles fresher & cleaner for longer.
The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) is the world's leading not-for-profit association serving textile professionals. AATCC provides test method development, quality control materials, and professional networking for thousands of members in 60 countries throughout the world. For more information, see: www.aatcc.org.
MediTEX with Microban antimicrobial technology has create cost effective, durable antimicrobial textiles for the healthcare industry. The Microban brand is the most recognized and trusted antimicrobial brand in the world and is found on over 1000 products worldwide across a breadth of product categories including consumer, industrial and building products, as well as a variety of products used in healthcare environments.
Microban antimicrobial protection is infused onto MediTEX products during the manufacturing process to inhibit the growth of bacteria that can cause stains and odors. Microban technology has been proven effective in over 20,000 industry standard tests at over 27 independent laboratories around the world. All products engineered with Microban technology undergo extensive testing in the Microban microbiology laboratories to ensure efficacy.
Protection that Lasts
Microban Antibacterial protection for the useful lifetime of the product, even under harsh commercial laundering conditions, keeping MediTEX textiles cleaner for longer than ever before.
Microban technology has undergone extensive independent laboratory testing and has a long history of safe use. It is registered with the EPA for all applications in which it is used. Microban additives can be found in the products of leading consumer, industrial and medical products manufacturers around the world.
Microban antimicrobial protection in MediTEX products reduce the need for frequent laundering, extending the lifetime of the textile and reducing the energy consumed over the lifetime of the garment.