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Cosmo Speciality Chemicals launches COSMOTEX AVB

Jul 14, 2021
Cosmo Speciality Chemicals launches COSMOTEX AVB

New Delhi

Cosmo Speciality Chemicals, a 100% subsidiary of Cosmo Films Ltd, has launched COSMOTEX AVB, containing a new antiviral and antibacterial agent that is effective against the human Coronavirus (229 E, ISO 18184) and suitable for all types of textiles including garments, home furnishing and bed linens. Tested at Biotech Testing Services, Mumbai, COSMOTEX AVB kills 99.9% pathogens and remains active against pathogens even upto 50 washes and keeping the environment hygienic and safe from foreign living objects.

Biodegradable and eco-friendly, the agent is free from Silver technology, safe to use, compatible with detergents and does not hamper the colour fastness of fabrics. COSMOTEX AVB absorbs on each fibre of the cloth and ruptures the cell wall of the pathogens. With no adverse effects on the quality of fabrics like strength, it can be applied to textiles with detergents or after washing with rinsing cycle.

With this new innovation in hand, Anil Gaikwad, Business Head, Cosmo Specialty Chemicals, said, “In the current scenario, viruses and bacterias are taking the lives of people at a rapid rate. With the help of our team, at Cosmo Specialty Chemicals, we have created a product which not only ensures the hygiene of your textiles, but also kills 99.9% of the bacteria and viruses present in them.”

The recommended dosages of COSMOTEX AVB are 2-5% dose for exhaust application and 20-50 gpl for continuous application.

Cosmo Speciality Chemicals - the wholly-owned subsidiary of Cosmo Films Ltd - is into specialty polymers & textile chemicals and has now launched 'Fabritizer' to safeguard consumers from the various viruses, bacteria and germs. Established in 1981 and founded by Ashok Jaipuria, Cosmo Films today is a global leader in specialty films for packaging, lamination, labelling and synthetic paper. With engineering of innovative products and sustainability solutions, Cosmo Films over the years has been partnering with worlds’ leading F&B and personal care brands and packaging & printing converters to enhance the end consumer experience. The company is strategically expanding beyond films into specialty chemicals & polymers as well as pet care business.