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Antimicrobial finishing of plastics

Antimicrobial agents are used in numerous plastic applications. We regularly encounter corresponding products in our everyday lives, such as in applications for sanitary ware, kitchens, textiles, floor coverings and mattresses. These active ingredients inhibit or prevent the spread of mold, bacteria or algae. For this reason, antimicrobial-treated plastics perform not only to a higher standard of hygiene, but also to health-related requirements.


Is a vulcanized saturated oil, used as a processing aid and property modifier in Rubber. It is used as a softer of rubber. It prevents compounds from Tackiness and shrinkage.It improves processability and shortens mixing time. Improves ozone resistance and electric insulation, so prolongs the product lifetime.

Irgaguard® Antimicrobials

Inhibited by chemical reactions the growth of microorganisms on the surface, can be used for most common plastics.

SANITIZED® Antimicrobial polymer additives

The antimicrobial additives of Sanitized® protect the end products made of soft and hard plastics against bacterial colonization, algae and mold growth, material decomposition, biofilm, pink stain and smells caused by microbes. The Sanitized® hygiene function provides antimicrobial protection for plastic surfaces in kitchens and bathrooms, in the food industry, in hospitals and care facilities or in public transportation. Learn more about the Sanitized® hygiene function and material protection here.

Bodo Möller Chemie



Bodo Möller Chemie is expanding its partnership with Henkel with its new subsidiary Bodo Möller Chemie Baltics OÜ in Tartu, Estonia.

With the aim of consolidating their positions on the market, Bodo Möller Chemie Group and Henkel Adhesive Technologies added Switzerland to their collaboration very recently.