Anti-Microbial Lab Certified Products

Gilca has carefully researched and formulated an antimicrobial synthetic latex, perfect for advanced protection against harmful microbes such as listeria, salmonella, and E. coli, in industrial and commercial applications.

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What Is Antimicrobial?

Antimicrobial is the permanent protection against microbes such as bacteria, mould, and even viruses. Unlike an antibacterial, antimicrobial further incorporates antifungal for enhanced protection. An antimicrobial prevents or retards the growth of microbes through creating a hostile environment, either at surface level or in the cellular composition of a material. This hostile environment may occur naturally in some materials, or can be created through inorganic ingredients, such as silver ion, zinc, and copper antimicrobials.

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    Antimicrobial Products: Where Are They Used?

    Antimicrobials are commonly considered one element of a comprehensive hygiene programme, used within industrial, commercial, and residential environments.

    Industrial Settings

    Antimicrobials can be used within industrial settings to prevent the growth of microbes in processes such as water treatment, food processing, and the building of systems such as HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning). The build-up of microbes within these processes can both damage consumers of the products, and the systems and machinery themselves.

    Hospitals

    Antimicrobials play a crucial part in the sanitising of hospital environments. Preventing the spread of germs on equipment, walls, and floors they keep patients and employees safe.

    Cleaning Products

    Cleaning products often contain antimicrobial ingredients used in both residential and commercial spaces. This is especially evident in the foodservice industry, where tight health and safety instructions control harmful germs and bacteria.

    Antimicrobial Pesticides

    Antimicrobial pesticides help keep edible provisions safe for consumption. This can appear at all stages of the food processing industry, from the cultivation of plants to preparation and packaging. Gilca’s latex is commonly used in the fruit and vegetable industry, and we seek to ensure our products serve the industry in a safe and effective way.

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    The Benefits of Using Antimicrobial Products

    There are several benefits to incorporating antimicrobial products into products and systems.

    Protects Surfaces from Harmful and Dangerous Microbes

    Antimicrobials can be applied to surfaces to protect them from a build-up of microbes, and additionally, help prevent the spread of these harmful germs.

    Gives You an Edge Over Competition

    Being able to demonstrate the antimicrobial properties of a product is a unique selling point, placing your product ahead of the competition. Cleaner and safer products can moreover win consumers’ trust and lead to great brand loyalty.

    Types of Antimicrobial Products

    Antimicrobials can be incorporated into the composition of a material or added as a protective layer to surfaces such as floors and walls. Some examples of antimicrobials include:

    Cleaning Products Containing Antimicrobial Agents

    Antimicrobial cleaning products are utilised in hospitals, food service sectors, and residential homes, amongst other places. They spray a protective layer onto surfaces, killing and preventing a build-up of germs.

    Household Products Containing Antimicrobial Agents

    Examples of antimicrobials used within residential households include cleaning products, soaps and detergents, disinfectants, cleaning sponges, bin bags, and an assortment of other items which require the prevention of germs.

    Experience the benefits of Gilca’s antimicrobial products for yourself, by talking to a friendly member of our team today by using our simple contact form. You can also speak to a member of our team today on +44(0) 121 544 1929 or by emailing our team at info@gilca.biz.