Now the widespread antibacterial functions are expected to be effective on bacteria such as O-157 and MRSA, but its effectiveness on such viruses as norovirus and influenza virus is yet to be confirmed. To reduce virus risks, continuous antiviral effect is expected to be effective.
– Food poisoning problem of norovirus
– Influenza group infection
|Basic structures of viruses|
|Enveloped viruses||Non-enveloped viruses|
– Influenza virus
Avian influenza virus[Source] Avian influenza virus: Provided by the National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization
Norovirus[Source] Norovirus: Web site of Okayama Prefectural Institute for Environmental Science and Public Health
LONPROTECT floorcovering showed 99% or higher antiviral effect on virus A in an hour.
On virus B, LONPROTECT floorcovering showed 99% or higher antiviral effect in 24 hours.