India based reputed textile and fine chemicals manufacturers Sarex has tested efficacy of the anti-microbial product Saraguard FL against Feline Coronavirus (same family as Covid-19) and H1N1 and found to be very effective. The tests were carried out at prestigious MSL Laboratory UK.
Elaborating on the success of Saraguard FL against the Coronavirus, Prakash Saraf, Director, Sarex said, “Our antimicrobial products have exhibited excellent results on testing by MSL Laboratory UKin accordance with ISO 18184:2019 test procedures against feline coronavirus and H1N1.”
Sarex’s Saraguard FL is the first entirely “made in India” product (produced in the company’s Tarapur facility) that has been approved by a leading laboratory under ISO 18184-2019 against the viruses. The tests were conducted on both cotton as well as polyester fabrics.
“We are successfully exporting this product toseveral countries including Europe, Turkey, South America, Central America, Korea and other countries in Asia and Middle East. Now, with the proven anti-viral efficacy of Saraguard FL against the feline coronavirus and H1N1, our customers will have enhanced trust on our product, added Mr. Saraf.
Today, hygiene and wellness concern of textile products have become important for consumers beyond healthcare settings. Sarexis fully committed to support textile and apparel manufacturers with innovative solutions that fulfils consumer demands. In India, severalleading brands are already using Sarex’s anti-microbial products -Linen Club, Arrow and Flying Machine (part of Arvind Brands) have launched their masks and denim products using Saraguard FL. The company also claims that the cost per kg of the treated fabric with Saraguard FL would be less than half of other imported productsavailable in the market. This competitive advantage is due to its local production that justifies the call for #AtmaNirbhar or Prime Minister Modi’s campaign for ‘vocal for local’.
Product details can viewed at: https://www.sarex.com/sarexnew/pdf/Saraguard-FL%20-%2008.2020.pdf