The company based in Italy has signed an agreement with HeiQ Company, which offers antimicrobial technology, certified as safe and sustainable, non-toxic, and does not irritate the skin.
The HeiQ V-Block technology is certified as safe and sustainable, non-toxic, and does not irritate the skin.
"Alongside the usual high-quality characteristics of Abbiati’s microfine cloth layouts, water and cigarette resistance with strong color/graphic wear performance. Table-Shield Layouts feature Swiss-engineered HeiQ V-Block technology, which protects against microbial contamination (*)" stressed the company in a press release.
The Italy-based company has partnered with HeiQ to develop a product that adopts HeiQ V-Block technology, a textile treatment that has been tested effective against SARS-CoV-2 (**) in independent third-party institutes of virology.
HeiQ V-Block technology disrupts the behavior of bacteria/microbe/germs on the Table Shield layout surface. The antimicrobial treatment has been tested and quality validated to UNI EN ISO standards 20734:2013 and 18184:2019.
(*)Table shield layouts are treated with a biocide (silver chloride).
(**) M.J. (2020) Report on Viral Stability and Persistence of SARS-CoV-2 on TreatedMaterial. Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Australia.