Zorflex® enhances wound recovery

September 10, 2013

Two new products from Chemviron Carbon’s Cloth Division, Zorflex® VB and Zorflex® VB Plus, have been tested by the U.K.’s Health Protection Agency, and have been proven to be both antiviral and virucidal (when tested against surrogate virus MS2-Coliphage). The inclusion of Zorflex® activated carbon cloth has been shown to considerably enhance the efficacy of …

Lenzing AG and Chinese manufacturer NBC announce joint project

Lenzing AG, Lenzing, Austria, and Nox-bellcow (ZhongShan) Nowoven Chemical Ltd. (NBC), Hong Kong, announced their joint cooperation on the development of facial masks made with 100 percent TENCEL®Skin. NBC is a manufacturer of skin care products in China. Its vice president Frankie Fan notes, “In Asia, the use of facial masks is daily routine and …

New product label: “Skin flora neutral”

The Hohenstein Institute has a new, proven test system for textile manufacturers to gauge the effect of antibacterial finishes on skin flora. Antibacterial textiles (products treated with silver) have an odor-eliminating functionality and so are popular for first layer or sports clothing worn directly against the skin. In recent years, however, antimicrobial textiles faced criticism …