Germicidal Agent in Paints Can Fight Superbugs

September 11, 2008

Scientists have discovered the germicidal properties of titanium dioxide, a brilliant white compound used as a brightening agent in paints. New information on how nanoparticle-sized forms of titanium dioxide destroy bacteria when they absorb ultraviolet light energy from the sun was presented at a meeting being held this week by the
UK
’s Society for General Microbiology. To read the complete article from Medical News Today, CLICK HERE.