Ciba in silver marketing pact | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 84 Issue 1 | p. 12 | Concentrates
Issue Date: January 2, 2006

Ciba in silver marketing pact

Department: Business
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Scanning electron microscopy image of Biogate's high-porosity antimicrobial silver.
Credit: CIBA Photo
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Tiny Shiny
Scanning electron microscopy image of Biogate's high-porosity antimicrobial silver.
Credit: CIBA Photo

Ciba Specialty Chemicals will market Bio-Gate Bioinnovative Materials' high-porosity elemental silver antimicrobial products and efficacy testing technology. The worldwide agreement covers use in polymers as well as in medical devices. In September, BASF and H.B. Fuller each invested $1.5 million in AgION Technologies, a maker of silver zeolite antimicrobial compounds.

 
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