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Tests show >99% antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal efficacy1 

  • EPA-registered zinc ions embedded in the polymer  
  • Hygroscopic nylon 6,6 fabric attracts moisture, which activates the zinc ions  
  • Not a topical treatment or coating 
  • Not dependent on silver, copper 
  • Proven efficacy in many end forms: 
  • Knit and woven fabrics for consumer textiles, upholstery, uniforms, face masks 
  • Nanofiber, meltblown and spunbond nonwovens for filtration 
  • Fibers for carpets 
  • Engineered plastics for high-touch surfaces 

1DISCLAIMER: Acteev™ technology has been shown in laboratory tests to destroy SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, and other pathogens including H1N1, coronavirus 229E and Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria such as staphylococcus and E. coli. All data presented on this page comes from testing performed by independent third-party laboratories. Testing conducted on various end forms. Testing by University of Cambridge found a >3 log (99.9%) reduction in SARS-CoV-2 and H1N1 viruses upon instant contact on polyamide 66 textile fabric with Acteev technology as compared to an identical basis weight polyamide 66 textile fabric without Acteev technology. Acteev Protect does not protect users or others against disease-causing bacteria. Not all claims are permitted in all jurisdictions, including in the United States. Some device designs currently under review with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Ascend has more than 15 patent families pending on Acteev technology.