Stainless Steel Antibacterial Push Pad - Covid Tested
he STP-ANTIBACPAD stainless steel version, with 3M sticker on reverse for easy installation onto any surface.
The products contains antimicrobial technology that fights against microorganisms. It works by
breaking down their biological make-up in order to stop the spread and reproduction of dangerous
pathogens. It is 99.9% effective against: Klebsiella pneumoniae, E.coli, Staphylococcus. The surface
of the STP-ANTIBACPAD will retain antimicrobial properties for as long as the
coating stays intact, however, we do recommend replacing every two years ( Unless damaged).
With regards to the efficacy of Coronavirus, testing is done on a surrogate organism for SARS-CoV2
using a feline coronavirus. This is the process for commercial testing available and has been
validated for use in EN standard methods already. The feline coronavirus strain is used in
laboratories as a close but safer alternative to human pathogenic strains of coronavirus. The Centres
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has categorised the virus at biohazard level 3 and above
and because of this it is not currently available for public commercial testing at this point in the
The pad is an antibacterial pad and is 99.9% effective against: Klebsiella pneumoniae, E.coli,
Staphylococcus – this is the ISO 22196:2011 test. It is also effective against Coronaviruses - this is the
ISO 21702:2019 test and has over 66% reduction. In other words, 166x more effective than without
the antimicrobial technology.
The product is made up of 3 parts
3M branded self adhesive backing
The push plate itself is made of polypropylene which is really sustainable.
The antimicrobial coating which contains silver ions, that basically inhibits microbial growth. Slow
release of the silver active ions provides long-term antimicrobial protection.
The Anti Bac Pad will retain its antimicrobial properties for 2 years (unless damaged of course)