Paint to Kill Bacteria

Paint to Kill Bacteria

By: Julie Knight Sherwin Williams has revolutionized the coatings world with the introduction of  Paint Shield Microbicidal Paint. By definition, a microbicide is any substance whose purpose is to reduce the infectivity of microbes, i.e. viruses and bacteria.  Paint Shield is the first EPA-registered microbial coating that kills more than 99.9 percent of staph or Staphylococcus aureus, VRE or Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis and Enterobacter aerogenes and all within two hours of exposure on the painted surfaces. Moreover, its effectiveness lasts for up to four years, as long as the surface is maintained. This product is the result of research and collaboration between Sherwin-Williams coatings scientists and microbiologists. And the patented technology in Paint Shield can help prevent the spread of the most common bacteria that produce a hospital-acquired infections or HAIs. In addition to its great hideablity and durability, Paint Shield Microbicidal Paint can be applied in a number of different environments where walls are frequently touched. These including:

  • Athletic facilities
  • Healthcare settings
  • Hospitality settings e. cruise ships
  • Schools and daycare centers
  • Senior care communities
  • Residential and Multi-family housing

Following the links to YouTube to  Watch how Paint Shield works! And for more product details visit the SW site @ http://www.swpaintshield.com/

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