Antimicrobial Technology

WithStand™ Antimicrobial Additives

Limits Microbe Growth

Let’s face it – germs are everywhere, especially on tactile polymer surfaces. Whether your customers are consumers, food and beverage manufacturers, hospitals, or patients, you can help to combat surface microbe formation and growth on your product’s plastic surfaces with the right additive.

WithStand™ antimicrobial technology provides a proven, effective, durable solution to limit microbe development in finished plastic devices. It also helps to reduce odor, staining, discoloration, loss of mechanical properties and other detrimental effects of microbe growth.

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  • Retards microbe growth in finished plastic parts
  • Reduces bacterial, mold and fungal growth on the surface and through the thickness of the part
  • Helps reduce odor, staining and discoloration
  • Tested to USP Class VI compliance
  • Customizable based on specific requirements



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Antimicrobial Additives for Dental Products - Case Study Case Study (Brief) WithStand™ Antimicrobial Additives maintained sufficient antimicrobial functionality while achieving lower let-down ratios (LDRs) View
Antimicrobials for Food Processing Environments Case Study (Brief) Incorporated additives to reduce microbe growth View
Antimicrobials for Personal Care Devices - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Diminished microbes in patient mobility devices View
Antimicrobials for Potable Water Tanks - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Mitigated causal effect of undesirable odors View
Antimicrobials for Roofing Membranes Case Study (Brief) Protected membranes from effects of flora, fungi and algae View
Building & Construction - Industry Bulletin Industry Bulletin/Overview Comprehensive overview of Avient technologies for applications within the B&C industry View
Color and Additives Solutions Overview BU Overview Colorant and additives overview and capabilities View
Consumer Electronics November 2020 eBook A look at six tech segments poised for growth, and actionable ideas to boost product performance View
Dental Care Products Manufacturer - Case Study Case Study Additives to preserve clarity and retain opacity developed for dental care products using WithStand™ View
WithStand™ Antimicrobial Solutions - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Technology description, key characteristics, markets and applications View
WithStand™ Antimicrobial Solutions for Electronic Accessories - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Explore the many ways WithStand™ antimicrobial additives enhance product performance View