Crypton IMO

Crypton IMO is a proprietary treatment produced by the company Crypton. The treatment for textiles is designed to meet fire and smoke standards required by IMO/MED while carrying Crypton’s signature stain-resistant, antimicrobial, and integrated impermeable barrier properties. Crypton IMO fabric is certified to be applied on products that will travel in international waters while protecting upholstery from spills, stain, and odor.

Crypton IMO is a two-pass process where the antimicrobial and stain-resistant treatments are applied to the surface of the textile and an impermeable treatment is applied to the back. With the Silver ion technology, Crypton also prohibits the growths of bacteria, virus, odor, mold and fungus. In addition, the integrated impermeable barrier preventing liquids and stains from penetrating into the product.

Crypton IMO can be applied to flat woven, knits, textured, and printed fabrics, as well as polyester, FR polyester, and other fibers. Crypton IMO fabric can be used in high traffic areas, such as public spaces and on cruises, yachts, and ships. Adding Crypton IMO treatment does not change the color or the hand of the fabric.


Moisture BarrierAATCC 127 Hydrostatic Resistance minimum 100 cm
FlammabilityBS 5852 Source 0,1 DIN 4102 B2
Halogenated FR Additive
EN1021-1, -2
IMO Upholstery/ MED Certified
RepellencyAATCC 118, 6 +/- 1
AATCC 193 Water/ IPA Drop, 6 +/- 1
AATCC 22 Spray Rating, 80-100; ISO 3920, 3-5
CleanabilityStain Resistance Class 4-5 with mild soap and water
Durable to common cleaners and disinfectants
Microbe ResistanceAATCC 30 Resistance to Fungal Growth
ISO 20743 Resistance to Bacterial Growth


  • No PFOS, PFOA, and PFCs
  • No heavy metals, phenols, phthalates, odor, and skin sensitizers 


  • GreenGuard Gold Certified 
  • REACH Compliant

*The application of Crypton IMO does not automatically guarantee or qualify a textile for certification. All components of a textile must undergo program standards to receive certification.


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