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SilvaGard™ Technology

AcryMed, Inc. (USA)

  • “SilvaGard Antimicrobial Surface Treatment is nanoparticle technology created and applied in solution.”
  • “SilvaGard is a wet chemistry process which applies nanoparticles of silver to the surfaces of devices. SilvaGard deposits discrete silver nanoparticles uniformly but discontinuously (on the submicroscopic, nearly molecular level) on the surface of the devices after they are manufactured.”
  • Received FDA approval in December 2005

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