Extensively used in medical treatments from drugs, medicines, wound care in bandages and plasters and hi-care intrusive medical equipment.
In a medical context silver has proved to be highly effective with resistant strains of bacteria like MRSA.
Silver is also utilised widely as a “freshness” ingredient in personal care products such as deodorants for application directly onto the skin.
An increasingly effective additive in textiles and apparel providing good antimicrobial efficacy and freshness for the wearer.
Silver based products offer a number of advantages over none silver based antimicrobials
Scentsor silver does not allow bacteria to develop resistance (e.g. Triclosan)
Scentsor silver is water not solvent based
Scentsor silver has a very low MIC (Minimum inhibition concentration) the level it is effective against microbes