How Antimicrobial Technology Works

Why choose antimicrobial iPad cases


Did you know that your smartphone is 7x dirtier than a toilet (USA Today)? 

There’s a lot of really gross stuff in the world. Stuff that sticks to things and stuff that climbs on things. A lot of creepy crawly stuff that spreads far more easily than we want. Unfortunately, a lot of this stuff resides on our hands. And, when it comes to phones and tablets, the risk is even higher.

To combat this issue, we developed the Buddy - a tablet case with antimicrobial technology provided by SteriTouch®.

The antimicrobial additives in our cases destroy bacteria (MRSA, E. coli, and Listeria) that can cause contamination and infection. They prevent spread of bad smell and staining, as well.

The purpose of antimicrobial additives is not to create a sterile environment. As you may know, a healthy immune system develops only with exposure to certain types of bacteria. However, bacterial infections such as MRSA, E. coli, and Listeria can be severe. The additives provided by SteriTouch act as a complementary measure to regular cleaning.

Additionally, the antimicrobial effect protects against material degradation extending their use. Our tablet cases last longer too.



SteriTouch - antimicrobial specialists

SteriTouch is an established expert in antimicrobial technology. Their antimicrobial solutions are found in everything from electronics to infant toys, toiletries, and even healthcare products.

SteriTouch is a market leader in the antimicrobial sector - manufacturing and supplying additives and compounds into almost every industry worldwide. 

Backed by research, SteriTouch is the real deal. They design, test, and develop new products in their own R&D shop. 

That's why Pure Sense Cases teamed up with SteriTouch. Their awesome formula retains its strength making our product built to outlast your device. 



When kids are in the picture we’ve got to be more careful. Good thing SteriTouch is safe for all ages. Their technology does not use nano-silver, triclosan or other organic antimicrobial additives that have health or environmental concerns.

The formula even checks out for chewing on by the little ones. Plus it’s approved by the EFSA and FDA, not to mention supported on the Biocidal Product Regulations.




How Antimicrobial properties work


The antimicrobial technology uses natural sterilising properties of Silver to do the job. When our cases are manufactured, silver ions are embedded in the EVA material. 

The ions release in ambient moisture to enter the cell membrane of germs or bacteria present on the surface. They destabilize the cell, stop respiration, and inhibit cell division. At the same time, they blocks replication of DNA killing the cell.

In simpler terms, it means the microbes can’t grow. 



What's the difference between antimicrobial and antibacterial, you ask?

Antibacterial prevents the growth of bacteria. Antimicrobial prevents the spread of microbes that include bacteria, fungi, mould and some viruses, as well.

The Buddy is antimicrobial (and antibacterial). 



The Buddy has been independently tested in an antimicrobial test division in Kyoto, Japan. Tests for Ecoli and MRSA demonstrated a 99.9% decrease in microbes after 24 hours. It really does work!



Not a chance. SteriTouch technology is backed by independent testing that demonstrated no loss in antimicrobial performance even after 10 years of accelerated aging.

That’s a pretty long time even by our standards. You can feel confident knowing SteriTouch eradicates the bad stuff as long as you need it to.


Antibacterial kids tablet and ipad cases by Pure Sense Cases