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Antimicrobials / Biostabilisers

Effective, Versatile and Trusted Antimicrobial Protection



Wherever large numbers of people gather closely together, the chances of cross infection increase significantly. Offices, especially those that are open plan or where the windows are sealed are now known to be responsible for a combination of ailments known as sick building syndrome.

Specifying Biomaster into building materials such as walls, floors, door handles, radiators, worktops and air conditioning units of buildings gives them long term and effective antimicrobial properties, reducing the overall level of harmful bacteria in the environment and the likelihood of cross contamination.


Surfaces in play areas, gyms, buses, trains and cruise ships are frequently handled by large numbers of people and rarely cleaned increasing the likelihood of them being contaminated with harmful bacteria.

Even in the home, as soon as routine cleaning stops, bacteria numbers start to double every 20 minutes.


Giving effective and lasting antimicrobial protection to any product anywhere in the food chain from farm to fork, hotels kitchens, restaurants, supermarkets, food processors and packaging convertors can all benefit from Biomaster antimicrobial technology.

Biomaster treated products have been proven to reduce the growth of food-borne harmful bacteria such as Campylobacter, Salmonella and E.coli by up to 99.99%.


The use of Biomaster in healthcare environments provides round-the-clock protection against bacterial build up from harmful bacteria.

Biomaster is used in hospitals, dental surgeries, care homes and GP practices around the world, built-into products ranging from beds, cubicle curtains, nurse call systems, wall and ceiling paints, floors and door handles to pull cords and case note holders.

Silver Ion Technology

Silver is a natural antimicrobial and has been used for centuries to prevent the growth of bacteria without the high toxicity to humans that have normally associated with some other metals.

Biomaster is built into the product either during manufacture or as a post treatment and works to kill bacteria in three ways. Silver ions bind to and damage the bacteria cell wall preventing growth, stop bacteria from producing energy and interrupt the DNA preventing replication.

If a bacteria cell cannot grow, produce energy or replicate, it dies.


Biomaster formulations are diverse and cover all processes and polymers from low melting point EVA to high temperature PEEK. There are even grades for clear polymers such as polycarbonate and general purpose polystyrene.

Inorganic and non-leaching, unlike organic antimicrobial technologies Biomaster becomes an integral part of the polymer into which it is added and is formulated to last the lifetime of the finished product.

Trusted and Tested

Biomaster is listed on the Biocidal Product Regulation No. 528/2012, registered with the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

We work closely with competent authorities, leading industry experts in order to be at the forefront of the regulatory landscape.

Tested on over 2,000 applications, Biomaster is in-organic and non-leaching and proven to reduce the growth of harmful bacteria such as Campylobacter, MRSA, E.coli, Listeria,  Salmonella and many other species by up to 99.99%.


Addmaster (UK) Limited, Darfin House, Priestly Court, Staffordshire Technology Park, Stafford ST18 0AR

Tel: +44 (0)1785 225656
Fax: +44 (0)1785 225353

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