Cheap, At-Home Spray Treatment Makes Clothing Germ-Free Forever
A new DIY product that is in development has the power to kill some of the most resistant bacteria in the world.
US scientists have created a do-it-yourself spray-on treatment for fabric which can reportedly make clothing permanently free of germs.
Designed for the treatment of both natural and synthetic textiles, the anti-microbial spray kills a number of dangerous-and sometimes deadly-viruses like staph, strep, E. coli and pseudomonas. Devised by Dr Jason Locklin and his research team at the University of Georgia, the product is intended to be used as a a low-cost solution to fighting infection both at home and in hospital. Whilst similar treatments are already on the market this latest development is the first chemical treatment which can be applied to fabrics after the manufacturing process – making for a cheaper, preventative healthcare solution.