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In summer, it can be embarrassing to have a strong body odour or smelly feet—some people may be upset by the offensive odour.
How can you add value to your products by providing evidence of good deodorizing features?
Help keep the environment fresh, e.g., toilet towels with deodorizing feature can help freshen the air inside bathroom
Impart long life and wash resistance
Applicable to varied shapes and sizes without design limitation
How does Deodorization work?
The deodorization test measures how efficient a textile material is in reducing unpleasant odour chemicals, e.g. ammonia, acetic acid, isovaleric acid and nonenal from body odour caused by sweat and odours from garbage, cigarettes and toilets. Usually, an antimicrobial finish prevents garments from having unpleasant odours. Chemicals which can inhibit the growth of odour-generating bacteria can be applied to clothing and textile materials to reduce unpleasant odours on the fabric materials.
Intertek Hong Kong supports deodorization testing by various methods: