Smart Plastic has been dedicated to the research and development of antimicrobial polymer additives and coatings for years. As a result of our commitment to advancing this technology, we find ourselves in a unique position to respond during this global COVID-19 crisis.
In a matter of weeks, society has become significantly more diligent about washing our hands, with an increased awareness of this invisible world and its impact on our personal health and safety. Smart Plastic's SPTek GARD™ antimicrobial additive is proven highly effective against MRSA, Salmonella, Listeria, E. coli, staphylococcus, many 'gram-positive' and 'gram-negative' organisms, and dozens of common, dangerous organisms.
GARD™ is compatible with PE, PP, PS, PET and more, requires minimal inclusion into the extrusion process, is FDA/EPA approved, all while being 100% recyclable. It's our proven answer to improving the safety of plastic products and the health of the people that use them.
This sustainable polymer additive has a wide range of applications, including but not limited to:
- Food packaging / storage
- Protective, reusable storage containers
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Personal care / cosmetics
- Clothing / uniforms
- Sports equipment
- Pet food packaging
- Public venue surfaces
- Household items
- Trash bags and liners