Cicada Antimicrobial Surface Protection active ingredient Liquid Guard® has been tested for its resilience and anti-abrasion qualities as well as its ability to deliver a physical, non-mutating 99.9% kill (known as a full kill) against bacteria, viruses, algae and yeast.
Independent tests performed by leading European Test Agencies show Cicada Antimicrobial Surface Protection delivers a “full kill” continuously over 1 and 3 year accelerated test periods.
Weatherproofing tests have been successfully completed against ISO 11507A standards that represents the ability to remain effective over a 3 to 4 year cycle.
Abrasion resistance tests have been successfully completed against ISO 11998 standards that show Liquid Guard® bonds to the following surface types.
Glass Ceramic > 40,000 cycles according to ISO 11998 (cleaning with water).
Noble metals > 20,000 cycles according to ISO 11998 (cleaning with water).
Plastics > 5,000 cycles according to ISO 11998 (cleaning with water).