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To find out more about the proven antimicrobial efficacy of SilverGuard and silver ion technology why not download and read the fact files below. We have also added a number of articles from official healthcare and scientific sources that support our common sense deduction that if bacteria can and do survive on almost any surface and can and do transfer to cause infection, then our clothing and surrounding textiles that we come into contact with ( and Yes this includes Nurses Uniforms ) are potential cross infection risks if not treated with SilverGuard.

SilverGuard Ag+ AntiBacterial  Additive SDS
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hsg9518Silverguard provides ongoing antimicrobial protection for all textiles from the time the textile is washed until it is next washed. The Department of Health currently has Laundry guidelines under review but just in case you can’t wait for the new guidelines to come out, here are the current ones. Basically it says “HOT HOT HOT” but it does not address the issues of recontamination after the washing process.
SilverGuard Ag+ AntiBacterial Laundry Additive MSDS
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infection-control-reportA comprehensive report produced by the Patients Associations asking whether or not Infection control is only “skin deep” ?
SilverGuard Ag+ AntiBacterial Additive MSDS
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SilverGuard Ag+ AntiBacterial Additive MSDSSafety data sheet for all SilverGuard products in accordance with HSE and COSHH regulations.
SilverGuard Ag+ AntiBacterial  Additive SDS
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SilverGuard is not NanosilverThe U.S Environmental Protection Agency plans to require environmental safety guarantees from the makers of products containing silver nanoparticles. This download explains why SilverGuard antimicrobial protection has no environmental issues associated with it, as it does not contain silver nanoparticles.
SilverGuard Ag+ AntiBacterial  Additive SDS
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SilverGuard-Efficacy1SilverGuard has been independently tested on both old and new textiles, including nurses uniforms, hospital pyjamas, hospital bed sheets, domestic towelling, slippers, numerous hospital drapes and gowns and has been verified to reduce the colonisation levels of MRSA, E-coli, Salmonella, Listeria, Streptococcus and many other bacteria by up to 99.9%. Many of these bacteria are listed here.
SilverGuard Ag+ AntiBacterial  Additive SDS
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Silverguard_AG+_MRSA_LaundryTreatmentSilverGuard antimicrobial laundry treatment background information sheet explaining how official reports have identified that MRSA and other pathogens can remain viable for up to 50 weeks on untreated surfaces.
SilverGuard Ag+ AntiBacterial  Additive SDS
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Silverguard_Ag+_ToxDataSilverGuard Toxicological data sheet listing health and Environmental considerations, approvals and EU Biocide directive listing.
SilverGuard Ag+ AntiBacterial  Additive SDS
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uniformpolicyA thought provoking slide presentation by Ian Hargreaves 2003 concerning the costs, risks and rewards associated with a well thought out laundry and uniform policy.
SilverGuard Ag+ AntiBacterial  Additive SDS
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Wipe_it_out-Good_practice_in_infection_prevention_and_controlA guidance document from the Royal College of Nursing produced some years ago to help fight the growing problem of Hospital Acquired Infections..
SilverGuard Ag+ AntiBacterial  Additive SDS
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Wipe_it_out-Guidance_on_uniformsContact transfer of bacteria from uniform clothing leading to infection has been described- in this Royal College of Nursing guidance document.
SilverGuard Ag+ AntiBacterial  Additive SDS
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Wipe_it_out-Uniform_checklistAs the PDF title indicates this is a checklist produced by the Royal College of Nursing’s “wipe-it-out” campaign to reduce the risk of cross-infection in hospitals and the community.
Infection Control Report
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PPE Cleaning by AgBioCleanBioClean products company information and product descriptions of their unique range of cleaning, water proofing and sanitising kit for domestic and commercial laundry use by Police , Ambulance, Railway and Utility workers who find it difficult to maintain standards of cleanliness in accordance with the 1992 European PPE regulations.
Cleaner Hospitals
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Cleaner HospitalsCleaner Hospitals-YES PLEASE! A 22 page report by the department of health which opens with “Cleanliness remains a major patient concern and MRSA is a growing problem”
Code of Practice HCIA
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Code of Practice HCIAThe Health Act 2006. Code of Practice for the prevention and control of Healthcare Assocoiated Infections.
DOH Guide to MRSA
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DOH Guide to MRSAA simple guide to “What is MRSA” by the NHS.
Pillows and Dust Mites
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Pillows and Dust MitesSilverGuard will keep the dust mites from making you sneeze and sniff at night by killing them continually with patented silver ion technology.
Antimicrobial technology use advocated
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Antimicrobial technology use advocatedThe use of silver ion techology can provide enhanced “round the clock” protection within the patient environment.
Historic Perspectives on Clinical Use and Efficacy of Silver
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Historic Perspectives on Clinical Use and Efficacy of SilverIf you ever doubted that SilverGuard is a good product or that silver is an effective antimicrobial, this article covers a long list of proven uses throughout the ages up to present day uses by NASA and the U.S healthcare companies. Why it is not being used more is a mystery.
SILVERS IMPORTANCE
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Silvers Importance in Water PurificationHow silver is being used to purify water and help prevent Legionnaire’s disease.

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