Liquid Guard® Textile Antimicrobial Spray

Liquid Guard® Textile Antimicrobial Spray


Liquid Guard® Textile Antimicrobial Spray is a simple spray and leave textile nanocoating for use on all types of textiles and untreated leather.

N.B All bottles are shipped with a tamper evident screwtop. Trigger sprays are available to purchase.

Coverage: 30-100ml / m² –  varies according to fabric 

£ Cost / m²: Typically between £1.67 – £5.00 according to fabric.

Durability:  12 months or after 12 washes


Liquid Guard® Textile Antimicrobial Spray coating is a water-based multi-functional spray-on product.  It kills bacterial and viral pathogens on surface contact because of its antimicrobial properties. It also reduces house dust mites and bed bugs because it removes fungal and bacterial colonies from fabrics –  such as mattresses and mattress covers, – which they feed on.


  • Anti-odour
  • Anti-mould
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-viral
  • Water repellent
  • Dirt repellent
  • Breaks hand-surface-hand transfer of infection
  • Long-term performance (12 months)
  • Fluorine free – environmentally friendly

Anti-bacterial and anti-viral tests and certificates

Liquid Guard® Textile Antimicrobial Spray has been tested and certified to kill the following bacteria, viruses and fungi on contact:-

  • SARS-CoV-2
  • TGEV Coronavirus (99.8% kill, effective against enveloped viruses which includes coronaviruses)
  • Influenza A (enveloped virus)
  • Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA = methicillin-resilient Staphylococcus aureus)
  • Escherichia coli (intestinal bacteria)
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae (odour-creating bacteria)
  • Listeria monocytogenes (food-stuff)
  • Salmonella choleraesuis (food-stuff)
  • Aspergillus niger (slightly sporicidal)
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Enterococcus hirae

Click here for the full list of certificates and click here for the full spectrum of activity.

 Areas of use

Liquid Guard® Textile’s antimicrobial spray functionality makes it an ideal coating for use on the following items of personal apparel and equipment such as: –

  • Healthcare uniforms
  • Masks
  • Kit bags

Liquid Guard® Textile spray can be used in bedrooms and on seating particularly where pets may share your space.  It’s highly suitable for car, caravan and boat upholstery as it  repels water, dirt and is anti-fungal / anti-mould. Application is by a simple ‘spray and air cure’ method and it’s easy to use on: –

  • Upholstered headboards and furniture
  • Bed runners and decorative cushions
  • Carpets and curtains
  • Outdoor soft furnishings
  • Automotive upholstery


Application is by a simple ‘spray and air cure’ method

Environmental credentials

We take our environmental responsibility extremely seriously which is why Liquid Guard® Textile is free from SVHC (especially fluorine, PBT/PvB- & SVHC substances)


Additional information

Chemical basis:

a modified silica creating a non-migrating antimicrobial glass layer

Layer thickness:


Water resistance:

slightly hydrophobic

Temperature stability:

150 degree Celsius

Chemical stability:



200h according to ISO 11507 A (corresponds to circa 3-4 years)

Resilience (mechanical):

Glass. ceramic > 40,000 cycles according to ISO 11998 (cleaning with water)
Noble metals > 20,000 cycles according to ISO 11998 (cleaning with water)
Plastics > 5,000 cycles according to ISO 11998 (cleaning with water)

Salt water resistant:




Storage stability:

1 year

Temperature sensitivity:

3°C to 40°C


spray and air cure for 6 hours


Apply to clean and dry fabric (free from surface active substances, such as silicon and surfactants), with a mist
spray system.
After 6 hours the coating is cured
N.B. When applying to smooth leather, Liquid Guard® Textile should be poured and polished-out after application
and then left to cure for six hours.

Compatible surfaces:

Liquid Guard® Textile can be used on all absorbent textiles including these surfaces:
• Upholstered headboards and furniture
• Bed runners and decorative cushions
• Carpets and curtains
• Commercial soft furnishings
• Corporate apparel and uniforms
N.B. On suede fabrics water drops may remain after application

Standard sizes:



H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

P273 Avoid release to the environment.

P280 Wear protective gloves.

P404 Store in a closed container.

P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulation.


Application Video

Application Instructions

  1. Applied to clean and dry fabric (free from surface active substances, such as silicon & surfactants) with any mist spray system.
  2. Coating is fully cured after six hours and is resistant to approximately twelve washes and on upholstery, it should be re-applied every twelve months.
  3. On to smooth leather, Liquid Guard® Textile should be poured and polished-out after application and then left to cure for six hours.


Test Report TGEV Coronavirus

Test Report Influenza A virus (H1N1)

Test Report Escherichia coli DSM 22312

Test Report Clostridioides difficile DSM 27543

Test Report Staphylococcus aureus DSM 21979

Test Report Salmonella choleraesuis DSM 11320

Test Report Pseudomonas aeruginosa EDCC 5272

Test Report Listeria monocytogenes DSM 15675

Test Report Kelebsiella pneumoniae DSM 6135

Test Report Escherichia coli DSM 1576

Test Report Enterococcus hirae DSM 3320

Test Report Aspergillus niger DSM 1988

Liquid Guard® antimicrobial performance after weathering:

Enterococcus hirae 3 year antimicrobial test (2)

Enterococcus hirae 1 year antimicrobial test

Full Kill List


  • Micrococcus sp.
  • Staphylococcus epidermidis
  • Enterobacter agglomerans
  • Acinetobacter calcoaceticus
  • Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Streptococcus faecalis
  • Escherichia coli
  • Citrobacter diversus
  • Salmonella typhosa
  • Proteus mirabilis
  • Salmonella choleraesuis
  • Corynebacterium bovis
  • Mycobacterium smegmatis
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Bruncella canis
  • Brucella abortus
  • Brucella suis
  • Streptococcus mutans
  • Bacillus subtilis
  • Bacillus cereus
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Haemopilus influenzae
  • Lactobacillus casei
  • Leuconostoc lactis
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Propionbacterium acnes
  • Proteus vulgaris
  • Pseudomonas cepacia
  • Pseudomonas fluorescens
  • Xanthomonas campestris

Fungal Infections

  • Aspergillus niger
  • Aspergillus fumigatus
  • Aspergillus versicolor
  • Aspergillus flavus
  • Aspergillus terreus
  • Penicillium chrysogenum
  • Penicillium albicans
  • Penicillium citrinum
  • Penicillium elegans
  • Penicillium funiculosum
  • Penicillium humicola
  • Penicillium notatum
  • Penicillium variabile
  • Mucor sp.
  • Tricophyton mentagrophytes
  • Tricophyton interdigitalie
  • Trichoderma flavus
  • Chaetomium globusum
  • Rhizopus nigricans
  • Cladosporium herbarum
  • Aureobasidium pullulans
  • Fusarium nigrum
  • Fusarium solani
  • Gliocladium roseum
  • Oosopa lactis
  • Stachybotrys chartarum


  • Oscillatoria borneti
  • Anabaena cylindrica
  • Selenastrum gracile
  • Pleurococcus sp.
  • Schenedesmus quadricauda
  • Gonium sp.
  • Volvox sp.
  • Chlorella vulgarus


  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • Candida albicans
  • Trichophyton mentagrophytes


  • SARS-CoV-2
  • TGEV Coronavirus (not the current strain of Coronavirus)
  • Influenza A

Liquid Guard Textile SDS Sheet


Please Note: We only deliver to registered UK addresses with a valid Post Code.

We only supply to the UK from this site, contact us on + 44 (0)1691 654282 for delivery to Ireland and the rest of the world.

We send goods with an independent carrier on a 1/2 day delivery service.  Please notify us if you have specific delivery requirements such as a restricted access. Failure to notify us of special delivery instructions can incur additional charges from our carriers.