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There are simple ways to defend from bacteria

Brevi redefines product protection for children for the home

High chairs, baby baths and playpens can become a receptacle for bacteria. Their frequent use, contact with contaminated objects and surfaces offer bacteria an opportunity to settle and proliferate.
The Brevi range of home baby products infused with Microban® antimicrobial protection eliminates up to 99.9% of bacterial growth on the treated surfaces, keeping them cleaner between cleanings.

Collaboration with Microban® international, Ltd.

Brevi, which has always been attentive to children’s hygiene and safety, has developed a collaboration with Microban®, a world leader in antibacterial solutions integrated with the broadest portfolio of technologies registered globally. Microban®’s thirty-year experience in the development of antibacterial solutions together with Brevi’s in the production of products for early childhood, guarantee the effectiveness and high performance of high chairs, baby baths and playpens..

Bacteria vs. Microban® Technology

Microbes are everywhere, covering the products and surfaces that we encounter every day. A single bacterium can proliferate over
4 million times in just 8 hours! Microban® antimicrobial protection helps to solve this problem: it is in fact scientifically proven that
it eliminates up to 99.9% of bacteria on the treated surface, contributing to a greater level of hygiene and cleanliness. Inserted into
the plastic of the parts in contact with the child, Microban® antibacterial technology does not wear out or remove from the treated
surface. This is why it is constantly active and guarantees antibacterial protection unchanged over time.

The tests and quality controls to which BREVI products are subjected ensure their high effectiveness in reducing the bacterial load on the treated surfaces.

How does Microban® SilverShield® technology work?

Microban® Silver Shield antimicrobial technology acts on the vital processes and biological functions of bacteria, blocking their growth and proliferation. Silver ions penetrate microbes by acting at the cellular level damaging proteins, cell membranes, DNA and internal systems. Microban® antimicrobial technology is activated when bacteria come into contact with the treated surface.

The benefits of silver ion antimicrobial technology

Microban® SilverShield® takes the proven antimicrobial effectiveness of silver a huge step forward..

  • Proven efficacy: SilverShield® technology reduces up to 99.9% of Salmonella enterica and Escherichia coli.
  • Active 24/7: The active silver ion ingredient in SilverShield® is constantly present on the surface of a treated product, ready to be
    released 24 hours on 24, 7 days on 7.
  • Durable: Remains effective even if a treated object is nicked or scratched.
  • Non-leaching: Stays inert until it comes into contact with bacteria, when it releases the antimicrobial silver – just enough to inhibit
    each bacterium’s metabolism and prevent reproduction. The technology does not wash off, wear away or leach out of the product’s surface.

Frequent Asked Questions

Antimicrobial technology is a solution that inhibits the growth of microorganisms such as bacteria, mould and mildew. Built-in during the manufacturing process, the technology becomes an intrinsic feature of any product.

Microban® protection begins to work as soon as a microorganism comes into contact with the product surface. It then works continuously to maintain a consistently lower bio-burden than would be expected on a product without Microban® antimicrobial protection.

No. Microban® technology has been designed to complement existing cleaning practices and should not replace them. For greater well-being and greater safety, regular cleaning of high chairs, baby baths and playpens is recommended.

Unlike disinfectants which provide a limited residual activity once the treated surface dries, built-in Microban® antimicrobial technology is always active 24/7 and throughout the life cycle of the treated product.

Absolutely not. Microban® technology has undergone numerous independent laboratory tests and has a long history of safe use. Microban® technology active ingredients are registered with the Environmental Protection Agency in the United States and notified with the Biocides Regulation in Europe for the specific applications in which they are used.

Integrated Microban® protection will remain present in a product for its expected lifetime. The technology will not wash off, wear away or leach out.

The primary difference between antibacterial and antimicrobial substances is the types of microorganisms they act upon. Antibacterial technologies are effective against a broad spectrum of bacteria including E. coli and S. aureus. They will typically incorporate silver active ingredients, allowing for successful application in a wide variety of product types. Antimicrobial technologies, however, can minimise the presence of bacteria, mould, mildew, fungi and algae. In contrast to antibacterial agents, antimicrobial substances offer a greater level of product protection.

Microban® treated products are tested for their efficacy in accordance with internationally recognised test standards such as ISO 22196:2007, JIS Z 2801:2000, ISO 20743:2007, JIS L 1902:2002, AATCC TM100, and AATCC TM30 Pt III.

DISCLAIMER

Microban® is a registered trademark of Microban Products Company.
Microban® technology is not designed to protect users or third parties from pathogenic microorganisms and is not a substitute for normal cleaning practices. Data, photomicrographs and / or information presented on this page are based on standard laboratory tests and are provided for comparative purposes to prove antimicrobial activity for non-public health related uses. The images of the bacteria were dramatized to represent the results achieved by standard laboratory tests.