The distinction between antibacterial and antimicrobial products is not always properly understood. There is a significant difference.
Look at what it says on the tin! Antibacterial products help to deter only bacteria. Antimicrobial products help to deter a range of potentially harmful micro-organisms including bacteria. So you get a much wider range of protection from antimicrobial products.
BioClad wall panels are impregnated with Biocote at the point of manufacture. This provides 24/7 antimicrobial protection throughout the structure of the panel for the lifetime of the product. BioCote protected products are proven effective against many bacteria, including antibiotic resistant strains such as MRSA.
Hospital superbugs are rarely out of the news these days, and they pose a significant worldwide threat. MRSA is probably the most well-known hospital-acquired bacteria, causing skin infections which can be life-threatening. The following short article from our partners at Biocote provides 5 MRSA facts that you may not have known, together with a number of tips on how we can all avoid an MRSA infection:
For more information about BioClad and how it can help you to create a more hygienic workplace, please contact our sales team.