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Why are our leggings mold - resistant and antibacterial?

by WenVivian on April 13, 2020

Mettshe yoga leggings treated with SILVADUR™ Intelligent freshness which is a durable and effective odor control technology for textiles from DuPont. You can find the SILVADUR™ brand hangtag on Mettshe yoga leggings. DuPont is a proud member of the Microbial Control Executive Council (MCEC), a Sector Group of Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council. MCEC is committed to the betterment of public health through the advancement of sustainable microbial control technologies. And DuPont Microbial Control is a leading provider of biocide and antimicrobial solutions that control and can help prevent the growth of nuisance and dangerous micro-organisms. 



SILVADUR™ antimicrobial technology is a polymer-containing silver-technology that delivers silver ions when organisms land or form on a treated fabric. These ions continually release to safely kill microbes that cause odor and material degradation.



  • Stay fresh

         Antimicrobial technology which protecting fabrics against unwanted bacterial so fabrics stay fresh and clean smelling longer. And these are non-toxic, non-sensitizing, and non-irritating to human skin.

  • Durable

        Third party microbiological laboratories have confirmed that samples properly treated with the SILVADUR™ antimicrobial technology remains active through 50 washings or more.

  •  Resists yellowing

        Fabrics treated with SILVADUR™ antimicrobial technology will not fade or yellow over time.

  •  No leaching

       SILVADUR™ long lasting antimicrobial won’t ever cross the skin barrier or migrate from the fabric. This means that SILVADUR™ antimicrobial won’t impact the micro-flora, or good bacteria, when in contact with skin.



    1) Effective

    Silver ions (Ag+) are a natural and trusted antimicrobial agent used for more than 2000 years

    2) No harm

    Articles treated with SILVADUR™ antimicrobial are non-toxic, non-sensitizing, and non-irritating to human skin

    3) No repercussion on human kind

    SILVADUR™ antimicrobial has been assessed as harmless to human health and added to the list of active chemical products approved by the International Oeko-Tex® Association. It is registered with the U.S. EPA and its active ingredient is notified and supported under the EU Biocidal Products Registry (BPR). In addition, SILVADUR™ antimicrobial technology is registered to meet REACH requirements in the European Union.