Crypton is a company that works with textile partners to provide stain, odor, moisture, and bacteria- and fungal-resistant treatment to contract and residential fabric. The patented Crypton treatment for textiles is used to resist stains and inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungus while creating an impermeable barrier. Crypton has a two-pass process in which the antimicrobial and stain-resistant treatments are applied to the surface of the textile and then an impermeable treatment is applied to the back of the textile. With silver ion technology, Crypton also prohibits the growths of bacteria, virus, odor, mold, and fungus. In addition, the impermeable barrier prevents liquids and stains from penetrating into the product.

Adding Crypton treatment does not change the color or the hand of the fabric. Crypton fabric can be used in high-traffic areas, such as healthcare and hospitality environments as well as restaurants and public spaces. Crypton can be applied to flat woven, knits, textured, and printed fabrics, as well as synthetic fibers, natural fibers, polyester fibers with UV-resistant dyes, and solution-dyed fibers.


Moisture BarrierAATCC 127 Hydrostatic Resistance minimum 100 cm
RepellencyAATCC 118 Oil Drop 6 out of 6 max
Water / IPA Drop 6 out of 6 max
AATCC 22 Spray Rating 80-100 of 100 max
CleanabilityStain Resistance Class 4-5
Bleach may be used based on varieties of dye methods
Can be maintained easily with soap and water. No need for harsh solvents
Microbe ResistanceAATCC 30 Resistance to Fungal Growth
ISO 20743 Resistance to Bacterial Growth
FlammabilityCAL TB 117, NFPA 260, UFAC
Upon request: FMVSS 302, IMO, EN1021-1/2, Crib V, Boston
AbrasionASTM D 4157 Minimum 50,000 Wyzenbeek Double Rubs Cotton Duck
CrockingAATCC 8 Wet Class 3, Dry Class 4
AATCC 8 Package Dye Class 4, Solution Dye Class 5
Tongue Tear StrengthASTM D 2261 Minimum 4 lbf
Tensile StrengthASTM D 5034 Minimum 50 lbf
Seam SlippageASTM D 4034 Minimum 25 lbf


  • No halogenated flame retardants
  • Not bio-accumulative or toxic
  • Does not require CA Proposition 65 warning label
  • Free of PFCs and PFASs of concern
  • Free of PFOS, PFOA, heavy metals, phenols, phthalates, odor, and skin sensitizers


  • GreenGuard Gold Certified
  • ANSI / NSF 336 Sustainability Assessment for Commercial Furnishings Fabric
  • Health Product Declaration

* The application of Crypton 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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