PROLEN®SILTEX is an innovative polypropylene yarn, uniquely treated with a permanent antimicrobial additive comprising of silver ions, with its active substance being silver phosphate glass. This exceptional yarn effectively impedes bacterial growth and curbs viral activity, thereby maintaining hygienic freshness and reducing unpleasant odors. The antibacterial properties of silver have been recognized for centuries. Silver ions not only inhibit bacterial growth but also balance the skin’s biological environment, thus enhancing hygienic freshness. The application of the bacteriostatic agent to the yarn’s core ensures its permanence, preventing migration from the fabric even after repetitive washing. Furthermore, PROLEN®SILTEX boasts high antiviral activity in addition to its antibacterial qualities. PROLEN®SILTEX has been designed for use in an array of products, including underwear, sports clothing, workwear, socks, shoe fillings, bed linens, lining, and upholstery. It offers an exceptional level of protection in settings that necessitate high standards of hygiene.

Laboratory tests, in accordance with the AATCC TM 100: 2012 standard, validate the antibacterial properties of PROLEN®Siltex fabrics, exhibiting a reduction rate of over 99% against Escherichia Coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus. The antiviral efficacy of PROLEN®Siltex fabric is attested by tests following the ISO 18184: 2019 protocol, demonstrating over 99% reduction against Influenza A virus subtype H1N1 and coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. The Siltex treatment ia applicable across all PROLEN® yarn types. In compliance with Oeko-tex® Standard 100, Appendix 6- class 1, PROLEN®Siltex meets the criteria for contact with baby skin.