12/28, 2020 : Inactivation of COVID-19 has been demonstrated by a third-party organization.
December.28,2020 : QTEC (Kobe Testing Center, Japan Textile Products Quality Technology Center) has demonstrated that COVID-19 can be inactivated.
The antiviral and antimicrobial compound (special quaternary ammonium salt) contained in GlossWell #360 Type Anti-Viral has been proven to inactivate COVID-19. The special antiviral and antimicrobial coating of GlossWell #360 Type Anti-Viral has a strong adhesion to the surface on which it is applied, and it also reduces viruses and bacteria on the coating within a short period of time (99.9% reduction after 10 minutes). We hope that COVID-19 will help reduce the risk of contact infections by creating an antiviral environment through coating in areas where many people come into contact with it or where droplets must be avoided.
[ Antiviral test using COVID-19 ]
◯ Client: Presence, Inc.
◯ Testing site: QTEC (Kobe Testing Center, Japan Textile Products Quality Technology Center)
◯ Date of the test result report: December 28, 2020
◯ Test method: ISO 21702
◯ Test virus: SARS-CoV-2 / NIID isolate; JPN/TY/WK-521 (distributed by the National Institute of Infectious Diseases)
◯ Sample : GlossWell #360 Type Anti-Viral ( unprocessed product )
◯ Test sample : GlossWell #360 Type Anti-Viral ( processed product )
◯ Test result: Antiviral activity value after 24 hours of exposure ≧3.2 (▶︎ Numerical explanation)
▶︎ Numerical explanation : Antiviral activity value ≧3.2 means that the antiviral activity value is 99.9% or more than 1/1000.
※ The antiviral activity value that is considered acceptable by ISO 21072 is ≧2.0, so the results of this test far exceed the acceptable value.
Paint manufacturer’s statement
Since GlossWell #240 / #750 Type Anti-Viral has the same composition / component structure as GlossWell #360 Type Anti-Viral and uses the same antiviral and antibacterial compounds (special quaternary ammonium salts), chemical considerations lead us to conclude that it is as effective against COVID-19 as GlossWell #360 Type Anti-Viral.
METI of Japan certifies effectiveness against COVID-19
2020.5.29 : Certified by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Anti-sterilization paint: GlossWell contains quaternary ammonium salts that are considered effective against COVID-19.
METI of Japan announced
On May 29, 2020, the National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) simultaneously announced that quaternary ammonium salts: benzalkonium chloride (already approved) and benzethonium chloride / dialkyldimethylammonium chloride (both added on May 28, 2020) have been added as surfactants effective against a new type of coronavirus. benzethonium chloride/dialkyldimethylammonium chloride (additionally approved on May 28, 2020).
[ Quaternary ammonium salt shown to be effective against COVID-19 ]
◯ Benzalkonium chloride
◯ Benzethonium chloride
◯ Dialkyldimethylammonium chloride
GlossWell Type Anti-Viral : Special quaternary ammonium salt is used
The special anti-bacterial compound used in GlossWell #360 / #240 / #750 Type Anti-Viral is a special quaternary ammonium salt based on existing quaternary ammonium salts (benzalkonium chloride, benzethonium chloride, dialkyldimethylammonium chloride). Special quaternary ammonium salts are used.
METI of Japan approved documents on quaternary ammonium salts
The following is a press release on quaternary ammonium salts issued simultaneously by the National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE) and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan on May 29, 2020. Quaternary ammonium salts have been determined to be effective surfactants against new coronaviruses.
Test data on various viruses using special quaternary ammonium salts
The following graph shows the status of the total number of viruses caused by the special quaternary ammonium salts in GlossWell #360 / #240 / #750 Type Anti-Viral. The vertical axis shows the number of viruses (as a power of 10), and the horizontal axis shows the passage of time (from 0 to 10 minutes). The test data shows that there was a change in the total number of viruses under test within a short period of time.
[ Viruses used in the test ]
◯ Graph A : Influenza virus = virus with envelope membrane / substitute for new coronavirus.
◯ Graph B : Feline calicivirus = Virus without envelope / substitute for norovirus.
[ Test Method ]
◯ 50 mm x 50 mm glass plate was coated with a special quaternary ammonium salt.
◯ The above two viruses were inoculated on the plate and left at room temperature.
◯ After 10 minutes of inoculation, the removal effect of each virus on the amount of infection was measured.
Graph A : Influenza viruses
◯ A1 / Amount of influenza viruses infected (total number) : 10∧8.3 (108.3) = about 200 million.
◯ A2 / After 10 minutes, the total number of infectious influenza viruses : 10∧4.5 (104.5) = about 32,000 : reduced to 1 / 6300.
Graph B : Feline calicivirus
◯ B1 / Amount of infected feline calicivirus (total number) : 10∧7.6 (107.6) = about 40 million.
◯ B2 / After 10 minutes, the total number of infected feline calicivirus : 10∧4.1 (104.1) = about 12,600 : reduced to 1 / 3200.
◯ Graph A : After 10 minutes, the amount of influenza virus infection was reduced to about 1/6300 or less.
◯ Graph B: After 10 minutes, the amount of feline calicivirus infection was reduced to less than 1/3200.
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PRESENCE Co., Ltd. / BADLAND
Post : 230-0073
2-39-45 Shishigaya Tsurumi-ku Yokohama Kanagawa JAPAN
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