SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN: Livinguard T-Shirts 100,000 times better at killing bacteria

8th July 2021: T-shirts treated with Livinguard Technology were tested for its antibacterial efficiency based on the norm DIN EN ISO 20743A:2013-12 at Hohenstein laboratories in Germany, a world renown international research and testing institute that provides independent testing, certification and development of textiles and textile-related products. The result: Livinguard treated T-shirts showed a strong antibacterial performance, continuously killing 99.99999% of bacteria – a 7 log kill rate that makes Livinguard shirts 100,000 times better at killing bacteria than the standard 5 log (99.999%) kill rate which is recognised as the gold standard for reducing the possibility of human disease transmission.

Our t-shirts have been certified for their antibacterial properties by the Hohenstein laboratories, and according to the test report number, white t-shirts treated with the Livinguard Technology kill 99,99999% of bacteria.


Nobody does it better

Livinguard does it better than the standard 5 log benchmark with a 7 log kill rate (99.99999%), which means only 1 in 10,000,000 bacteria survive. With this best class kill rate, Shirts treated with the Livinguard Technology continuously kill 99.99999% of bacteria for all-round protection against bacteria and unpleasant odours, no matter what the day brings, all day long, day after day after day.


Protect yourself and those you care about

Harmful bacteria are all around us, and coming into contact with them can happen faster than you think. Fortunately, there’s Livinguard apparel: its unbeatable technology continuously destroys 99.99999% of bacteria for all-round protection and more peace of mind no matter what the day brings.


About Livinguard AG:

Livinguard is an environmentally friendly hygiene technology platform based in Zug, Switzerland. It is the first company in the world to empower textiles and other materials with self-disinfecting properties, it licenses its patented technologies to companies from various industries to improve the health and wellbeing of consumers. Livinguard AG operates in Switzerland, Germany, USA, Singapore, Japan, India, and South Africa. The ever-increasing levels of pollution, global travel, shared mobility, and the prevalence of drug resistant microbes have led to growing threats of infectious disease. The company sees its solutions as essential safeguards that can offer enhanced safety and better health to billions of people. Livinguard believes that our future is tied to sustainable solutions that treat our world kindly. Their commitment is to develop highly effective technologies that also minimize waste and use of resources. The company views personal and planetary health as inseparable imperatives and the foundational base of everything that they do. Livinguard is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Innovators Community.