Putting good health
and hygiene first
Our product guarantees that contact surfaces are free of bacteria and germs, working to prevent infections, illness and poor health.
One of the biggest public health issues across the world continues to be the spread of infection and contamination from bacterial, viral and insect-borne diseases.
Therefore, our priority must be to research, develop and implement safe and effective prevention techniques and technology.
NitroPep is a University of Birmingham product that does just that, across any number of surfaces, and in virtually any setting, thanks to its innovative, cutting-edge technology.
It is a long-lasting, proven solution which has the ability to revolutionise the environments in which we work, play and relax.Read the NitroPep story
NitroPep is a coating solution that has been developed to bond antimicrobial actives and disinfectants to both metal and plastic surfaces.
It is undoubtedly key to developing safer and healthier environments for all, including healthcare, education, construction and leisure industries.
Our leading, specialist technology is at the forefront of the fight against the spread of bacteria and germs. Developed and patented by research teams at the University of Birmingham, NitroPep is a new line of defence against healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).
In a recent five-month clinical study, across 24 sites in the UK city of Birmingham, NitroPep demonstrated a higher than 90% kill rate, stopping the growth of pathogenic microbes on all metal-coated surfaces.
The most well-known healthcare-associated infections, for which mandatory reporting is currently required, including those caused by meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Clostridium difficile (C difficile) and Escherichia coli (E.Coli). Other gramnegative bacteria (including antibiotic-resistant bacteria) and norovirus can also cause healthcare-associated infections.
Consequently there is a clear and present need to prevent the transmission and spread of infection in the built environment. This is the case not just in the UK but in Europe and globally.
NitroPep Ltd have developed a novel, patented, cost effective and economic method for bonding antimicrobial actives onto various surfaces.How does it work?
Mechanisitically, the treated surface interacts directly with the cell wall of the bacteria causing lysis. Bacteria is destroyed and prevented from colonisation and multiplication.
"An efficacious, non-toxic coating, developed to ensure fast-acting, long-lasting results, without having a detrimental impact on aesthetics."
Dr. Felicity de Cogan - Insitute of Microbiology & Infection
bacteria kill rate
verified and tested
by ISML Ltd.
Results round in under
on surfaces with high touch frequency
5 times more effective
than existing technologies silver and copper
Our results are not sector-specific and can be seen across numerous industries, wherever plastic and metal surfaces can be found.
Bacteria is spread by touch and fingerprint contamination, but our coating guarantees that your metal and plastic surfaces are safe and hygiene-friendly for years to come.
The NitroPep surfaces modification is stable to a range of environmental testing and prevents bio-film accumulation. This gives a highly durable surface with broad spectrum antimicrobial activity achievable on a range of metals and plastics.
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