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NordShield® dermatologically tested

Espoo, Finland, 17 March 2021, Nordic BioTech Group, branded as NordShield® (“NordShield®” or the “Company”), announces its first dermatological test results for its disruptive, wood based antimicrobial biotechnology.

All of NordShield® technology’s applications that give antiviral and antibacterial protection for textiles, each with a min. 99.9% antimicrobial efficacy, have been tested. These applications currently are:

  • NordShield BioLayr®, used in manufacturing process and designed to create durable antimicrobial and antiviral properties on consumer textiles

  • NordShield® Pathogen Barrier, a Class I medical device, used in manufacturing process in the medical field for durable antiviral and antibacterial efficacy

  • NordShield® Brilliant Fresh, an end-user anti-odor spray for e.g. shoes and performance gear

Cotton fabrics were treated with NordShield® products and tested with human patch tests for primary skin irritation. The dermatological tests performed by Dermatest® GmbH on NordShield technology under the control of dermatological specialists was passed for these products with the rating of “excellent”. The tests have been carried out during March 2021. No evidence of any skin disorder was detected in the test area of any of the 30 panelists after conducting patch testing for 24, 48 and 72 hours according to the internationally recognized guidelines of ICDRG (International Contact Dermatitis Research Group). It could thus be concluded that the use of the products will not cause any unwanted skin reactions due to an irritating effect.

About NordShield®

Nordic BioTech Group, branded as NordShield®, is the world leading supplier of natural based antimicrobial solutions. NordShield® as a commercial technology was born after more than 10 years of researching, developing, testing, verifying, certifying and patenting. The result is a revolutionary technology with a unique combination of naturality, power and efficacy. This highly scalable technology enables the strongest protection with highest naturality - a creation as unique and powerful as nature and one that leaves nothing but goodness behind. Founded in 2016 and headquartered in Espoo, Finland, NordShield® is disrupting the field of antimicrobial technology through a durable, natural based and safer alternative for antimicrobial protection that can be utilised across applications and industries.

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Contact to NordShield®:

Emmi Kavander, Chief Communications Officer


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