Antimicrobial paint product developed for cleanroom use


NOGALES, Ariz.—A paint with an antimicrobial formula has been developed by Alpha Pro Tech Engineered Products ( to inhibits growth of bacteria, fungi and algae on painted surfaces in cleanrooms, contamination-control environments, hospitals, and surgical rooms.

The company says its paint has been tested at Nelson Laboratories Inc. (Salt Lake City, Utah;, which specializes in microbiology testing, and confirmed in university testing for its containment ability to inhibit micro-organisms. Alpha Pro says it has an exclusive licensing agreement for its proprietary antimicrobial formulation used in the paint.