1. Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) release silver ions (Ag+).
2. Ag+ is absorbed by the pathogen.
3. Ag+ inhibits cell division and replication of the pathogen.
The following organizations formally recognize the effectiveness of nano-ionic silver agents in health and have certified its use in consumer products.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
United States Environmental Protection Agency
The Society of International sustaining growth for Antimicrobial, Japan
Korea Testing & Research Institute for Chemical Industry
FITI Testing & Research Institute
BenQ interactive displays are fitted with TUV-certified germ-resistant screens that use nano-ionic silver agents that kill germs, greatly reducing the chances of passing on disease through contact with the device.