Microban is a proprietary antimicrobial and odor control agent developed by the company Microban International. Microban inhibits the growth and reproduction of bacteria, mold, and mildew throughout the entire lifecycle of a product by damaging or disrupting the internal systems of a microbe. It can be custom formulated to fit specific applications and environments while utilizing over 25 different organic and inorganic antimicrobial technologies in the form of liquid, powder, or masterbatch pellet.

Microban can be applied to a wide range of materials including ceramics, concrete, foam, laminates, metal, paper, paints, coatings, plastics, polymers, and textiles. It is appropriate for commercial and consumer products across building materials, education, food service, healthcare, and transportation. In addition to Microban core antimicrobial technology, Microban international also provides four proprietary antimicrobial technologies: SilverShield, ZPTech, AEGIS, and Excalibur.


  • ISO 9001
  • Okeo-Tex
  • Bluesign
  • US EPA Registered
  • EU BPR Complaints

* The application of Microban 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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