BioShield Products

Our products are specially designed to make your spaces safer, while not disrupting the environment you work so hard to maintain.

BIOSHIELD PRODUCTS

BioShield products contain silver ions, which are clinically proven to accelerate the deterioration of bacteria and viruses on your high touch surfaces.

We've designed our series of products to be easy to maintain and not disrupt the visual aesthetic of your space.

All of our products are made in the USA.

To learn more and place an order, please fill out our Contact Form, and a BioShield representative will make sure you get everything you need.

 
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BioShield Desk Mats

Desk Mats add a portable layer of protection against bacteria

and viruses.

Door Handle Covers

Plastic and silicone door handle coverings snap into place for easy installation. Available in standard shapes, or create a custom option to suit your needs.

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Adhesive Films

Perfect for elevator buttons, restroom push plates, and counter tops. Films are available in a range of sizes and can be cut to your specifications.

Paints & Lacquers

Add protection to railings and other oddly-shaped high touch areas with clear lacquers or paints to match your current aesthetic.

High Contrast Staircase

Desk Mats

Make public office spaces and classrooms safer with antimicrobial desk mats. Available in a variety of sizes with customizable printing.

 

THE SCIENCE BEHIND BIOSHIELD

Silver ions have long been used in a variety of healthcare applications to speed up the deterioration of bacterial and viral RNA. BioShield takes this technology and applies it to your home or commercial space. 

Don't just take our word for it. Check out some of the research on silver ions below. 

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BACTERIAL STUDIES

INDEPENDENT STUDIES

BioShield is committed to offering the best, most efficacious products on the market, and will continue to test new products and make the results available on this site. All testing is conducted through accredited third party testing facilities, with a summary of findings published here and detailed reports available on request.

VIRAL STUDIES

In July 2020, we tested our antimicrobial film with a third party testing facility, Microchem Laboratory, using the JIS Z 2801 bacterial efficacy test for both E. coli and S. aureus. The results of the test found that after 24 hours of exposure to the embedded silver nanoparticles the presence of both strains of bacteria was reduced by 99.9%.

Viral efficacy testing was conducted in September and October 2020 in conjunction with the University of Arkansas, a leading test center and CDC grant recipient. These tests found viral reduction in all BioShield products against a coronavirus surrogate at >99.9% in the standard 24 hour testing window, with some products showing viral reduction of >98% in just 5 minutes.

ANTIVIRAL 

EFFECTS

While the antiviral properties of silver ions (Ag+) are less understood than their antibacterial properties, several studies have begun to show evidence that Ag+ particles also kill viruses like HIV, Influenza, and Hepatitis B. As noted above, testing has already demonstrated efficacy against a SARS-CoV-2 surrogate as well. At BioShield, we're excited to be part of the forefront of antiviral nanoparticle research. For an overview of antiviral applications of Ag+, see the article linked below. 

Galdiero S, Falanga A, Vitiello M, Cantisani M, Marra V, Galdiero M. Silver nanoparticles as potential antiviral agents. Molecules. 2011;16(10):8894-8918. Published 2011 Oct 24. doi:10.3390/molecules16108894

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ANTI-BACTERIAL EFFECTS

Many peer-reviewed studies have been conducted to show anti-bacterial effects of silver ions. In a 2010 study, scientists from UCLA found that, "silver nanomaterials appear to exert bacteriocidal activity predominantly through release of silver ions...inducing de-energization of the cells...leakage of cellular content, and disruption of DNA replication."

Marambio-Jones, C., Hoek, E.M.V. A review of the antibacterial effects of silver nanomaterials and potential implications for human health and the environment. Journal of Nanopariclet Research 12, 1531–1551 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11051-010-9900-y

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