"After years of research and testing on our exclusive textile technology, we are thrilled to finally announce the launch of our online store," said PurThread VP of Infection Control Applications, Bill O'Neill. "It provides healthcare professionals, such as nurses, doctors and administrators, with a convenient online marketplace to purchase apparel featuring our long-lasting antimicrobial agent that protects fabrics from the effects of microbial contamination."
PurThread's textile technology integrates an antimicrobial agent that produces a chemical species known as hydroxyl radicals into every fiber of the product. This provides an even distribution of the active ingredient while still keeping the fabric soft and pliable. These hydroxyl radicals attack microorganisms along several parallel pathways - simultaneously degrading the cell's protective bio film, rupturing the cellular membrane and disrupting the biological processes within the cell, thereby killing the organism. Because the agent bonds with the fabric in its raw state, the agent's efficacy can withstand the rigor of repeated laundering.
About PurThread Technologies, Inc.
PurThread Technologies Inc., an emerging leader in antimicrobial textile technology and scientific research, is dedicated to developing continuously active soft surfaces with the goal of making a meaningful difference in reducing bio burden in clinical environments. PurThread products range from healthcare textiles, such as, scrubs, lab coats, privacy curtains, linens and blankets, as well as a range of freshness products for other markets such as the military, emergency first responders and performance athletic wear. PurThread products incorporate an EPA-registered antimicrobial that prot
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