HeiQ Viroblock

Antimicrobial protection

HeiQ Viroblock is an innovative Swiss technology that makes fabrics resistant to harmful microbes. It is added to the fabric during the final stage of the textile manufacturing process.

Effective in minutes*

  • Strong antimicrobial efficacy demonstrated by ISO 20743 and ISO18184 tests
  • HeiQ Viroblock can be used for clothing, home textiles and accessories such as face masks and gloves to make them extra resistant to harmful microbes
  • For washable fabrics: the treatment is effective for at least 30 washes at 60°C
  • Hypoallergenic, provides self-sanitizing and germ resistant surface
  • Patent pending combination of advanced silver and vesicle technology
  • HeiQ is winner of coveted Swiss Technology Award 2020 for HeiQ Viroblock

* Antimicrobial efficacy demonstrated on HeiQ’s fabrics. Efficacy may vary depending on fiber type, application dosage of the treatment, fabric impurities and application procedure.

TRADEMARKS: HeiQ, HeiQ Viroblock and Viroblock are trademarks or registered trademarks owned by HeiQ Materials AG. The use of such trademark(s) is subject to trademark licensing, review of test report and approval of claims by HeiQ. No unauthorized use permitted.

DISCLAIMER: This web page reflects the regulatory situation in Europe. Every jurisdiction has different regulatory requirements for the marketing of treated articles. Please contact us for more information.


HeiQ wins the Swiss Technology Award 2020 for HeiQ Viroblock

HeiQ Viroblock

Effective against harmful microbes

Textiles can provide a hosting surface for microbes and germs and therefore needs an extra protection to stay clean and hygienic.

HeiQ Viroblock uses an advanced silver technology and a vesicle technology as a booster. HeiQ Viroblock is designed to inhibit the growth and persistence of all kinds of microbes on textile surfaces.

A potential host for microbes – Textiles

Textiles provide us with the most basic protection to our bodies, ensuring comfort and well being. But they also provide a large hosting surface for all kinds of microbes, some of them are harmful for the textiles, and these microbes can live for days to months on textiles and multiply rapidly!

Feel safe, clean and hygienic in your clothes, enjoy relaxing time on your fabric sofa and sleep carefree in your bed. HeiQ Viroblock protects the textiles from harmful microbes and germs.

The performance of HeiQ Viroblock has been tested extensively at 3rd party institutes worldwide. See here a selection of test reports (LINK).

HeiQ Viroblock is designed for a wide range of applications:

Protective medical fabrics, e.g. used for face masks, air filters, medical gowns, curtains, drapes; clothing, upholstery, mattresses; products of all fiber types (especially nonwovens) can benefit from this innovative fabric treatment.