GREENQUAT® BT’s antimicrobial effect

The water soluble moisturizing cationic conditioner GREENQUAT® BT presents an antimicrobial effect against gram + (Escherichia coli – Pseudomonas aeruginosa) and gram – (Staphylococcus aureus -Staphylococcus epidermidis) bacteria, yeasts and moulds (Candida albicans – Aspergillus brasiliensis).

The antimicrobial activity has been evaluated with the most reliable and widely used techniques, the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) and the Minimum Bactericidal Concentration (MBC) methods.

GREENQUAT® BT presents both bacteriostatic and bactericidal activity against the reference strains. In particular, it is effective against Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis and Escherichia coli (MIC 11.1% and MBC at 33.3 %). The MIC and MBC effective concentration against Candida albicans and Aspergillus brasiliensis is equal to 11.1%.

GREENQUAT® BT results to have the best efficacy on Pseudomonas aeruginosa (MIC 3.7% and MBC 11.1%) as well as on yeasts and moulds.

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