Indian Textile Specialty chemical manufacturer, SCHUTZEN Chemical group has successfully validated its Anti-microbial & Anti-Viral textile finish SCHUTZENKILL-XCOV , as per ISO 18184:2019 protocol which was found to be effective to inactivate 99.9% Human Coronavirus 229E HCoV-229E (Surrogate for SARS CoV-2 , COVID-19). SCHUTZENKILL-XCOV was tested at Situ biosciences USA, which is an accredited ISO 17025 Laboratory.
It has been reported that Silver ions & Silane quaternary ammonium compounds are highly bio-accumulative & ubiquitous in nature, while Zinc pyrithione chemistry was found to be highly toxic. SCHUTZENKILL-XCOV is developed using Amine chemistry which doesn’t contain any quaternary ammonium compounds, silver or halogen groups. This makes the product extremely sustainable & environmentally friendly.