Case study

starex® evermoin ABS ABF-0200HF for Wastebasket


starex® evermoin ABS ABF-0200HF for Wastebasket

Material partner for daily products that is safe without special care

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The Challenges

Much concern has been paid to personal sanitation due to high amounts of fine dust found in the atmosphere and the various infectious diseases. Consumers have been interested in not only cleaning products, but also daily products for healthy life like those of various electronic products and furniture. Based on the demand by consumers, various antimicrobial products are launched in the market. Among them, a trash bin is placed in most houses for convenience in our daily lives, but may be full of bacteria that threaten sanitation if the inside and outside of the bin are not emptied or cleaned regularly properly. Thus, the material's antimicrobial ability and persistence is always required.

The Solutions

LOTTE Chemical’s starex® evermoin ABS, ABF-0200HF is a material that can be applicable to various products whose first priority is sanitation. This material can maintain excellent antimicrobial ability in various living environments, holds a bacterial and fungal growth inhibition rate of 99.9%1). In addition, starex® evermoin ABS, ABF-0200HF is capable of excellent weather-ability and UV protection. Consequently, products made of ABF-0200HF can always be used as good as new without degradation in physical properties and little color changes for a long time. Additionally, it has completed the acquisition of antimicrobial performance assessment from a number of nations to be certified as harmlessness to the human body and environment. evermoin is the best antimicrobial solution that can be applicable to all products in our daily lives that require clean and safe materials.

1) The proliferation inhibition rate of 99.9% or higher refers to a case in which the inhibition effects keeps the number of surviving bacteria to fewer than 1,000 (1/1,000) after test specimens go through antibacterial treatment in an an artificial laboratory environment where the number of bacteria can multiply to 1,000,000 (cultivation conditions: 35℃, 90% RH and 24 hours). LOTTE Chemical conducted the test in accordance with the aforementioned laboratory environment and conditions, following JIS Z 2801 (or ISO 22196) test method, at the FITI Testing & Research Institute, and obtained the results in which the proliferation inhibition rate was 99.9% or higher.

Key Features

• antimicrobial and anti-fungus

• Weather-ability and UV safety

• Free of hazardous substances

Customer Benefits

• Sanitation: 99.9% or higher inhibit rate of bacteria growth, antimicrobial ability maintained.

• Safe to the human body and environment

• Reliable quality with minimization of color change.

[Acquisition of antimicrobial performance assessment from a number of nations]

Kim Byeongyeol │  Application Development Senior Manager

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