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Noble Biomaterials Produces Face Masks with Antimicrobial Properties

Repeated wear of cloth masks can cause unpleasant odors, discoloration and deterioration of the fabric, explains Jeffrey Keane, CEO of BFTP Client Noble Biomaterials, a biotechnology company specializing in antimicrobials for soft surfaces. Antimicrobial masks aim to solve that issue, in addition to self-sanitizing — basically, the face mask includes materials that help keep it clean as it helps keep you clean. These cloth masks are designed to be odor-resistant and to help prevent the growth of bacteria on the surface of the fabric, said Keane. Noble Biomaterials created an EPA-registered antimicrobial found recently in some masks in the market.Via NBC News