Polygiene prevents the growth of odour-causing bacteria and fungi at the source, permanently. To do this Polygiene uses low concentrations of silver salt (silver chloride), which has antimicrobial properties and is naturally present in water and soil, to safely eliminate the ability for bacteria and fungi to grow.
The permanent treatment is applied at the finishing stages of textile production and field and lab tests show a high level of odour control beyond the usual lifespan of a garment. This lifespan odour control is possible as the technology is bound and permanently integrated in the fabric and will not wash out.
Polygiene silver salt technology is only active on the textiles itself and with a heritage in the healthcare sector Polygiene has applied its expertise and testing to ensure that there is no affect on the natural bacterial flora of the skin.
Podiatry Mackay stocks Polygiene spray for shoes and garments, and as a wash for odour controlling socks, shin pads and other clothing. Have a read of their website for further information at www.polygiene.com