First Upholstery Protection certified with ISO 18184, ISO 21702 & ISO 22196

Taking good care of our customers is one of the main goals of Spradling®. That is the reason why we have wanted to be the first ones certifying our Coated Fabrics against Coronavirus and Bacteria.  


All our collections safeguarded with PERMABLOK are completely certified with these three ISO certifications:


>90% Against Coronavirus

  • ISO 18184: reduction of Coronavirus* presence by more than 90% within one hour of contact.
  • ISO 21702: reduction of Coronavirus* activity by 99,9% within 24 hours of exposure on the surface.  


High Bacteriostatic Activity

  • ISO 22196: Value of antibacterial** activity R>2


* Testing was conducted with material exposed to Feline Coronavirus (same coronaviridae family, structures, and mechanisms similar to SARS-Cov2).

** Testing was conducted with material exposed to Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Escherichia coli, and Klebsiella pneumoniae.


With PERMABLOKyour upholstered surfaces contribute to having more hygienic environments because germ counts can be kept down. It also guards against the surface growth of fungus, mould, and mildew spores which can cause unpleasant odours, unsightly pink and black stains, even allergic reactions. 


Coated Fabrics treated with PERMABLOK3® not only will ensure free-viruses and bacterias upholstered surfaces, but also high resistance to deterioration such as cracking, splitting, and loss of flexibility. So from any standpoint; hygienic, cosmetic, or structural, PERMABLOK3® offers superior protection that industries from healthcare to hospitality can rely on it. 

If you have any further questions or queries, don’t hesitate to contact us here.

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