Corning Inc. technology gets EPA registration; kills 99.9% of coronavirus

 Corning Inc. technology gets EPA registration; kills 99.9% of coronavirus

(WETM) — PPG’s COPPER ARMORantimicrobial paint—containing micro-powder manufactured by Corning Inc. that’s reportedly capable of killing the virus that causes COVID—has received registration from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

According to PPG, the “Corning Guardiant” technology is proven to kill 99.9% of bacteria and viruses on the painted surface—including SARS-CoV-2—in two hours, and for up to five years. PPG will begin selling the product in late 2021 through U.S. PPG PAINTSstores, independent retailers, and select home improvement stores. The product is intended for use in high-traffic areas such as health care, hospitality, office, and educational environments.

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