Flame retardant & Anti-Bacterial
TROUBUS is the high graded flame retardancy and anti-bacterial product developed based on “Protex” which is made from acrylic based fiber from Kaneka and “MARU-CLEARD” which is made from polyester based anti-bacterial fiber developed by Marusho.
This is the product designed for the use at medical facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes, which does not only maintain skin friendliness and superior feel and touch, but also maintain flame retardant and anti-bacterial efficacy.
   
 
  Product with flame retardancy certification mark
The product is the one passed the test at Japan Fire Retardant Association. Even if the C-200 product is brought close to flame, the portion close to the flame is just carbonized without catching fire. When it is kept away from flame, it is extinguished itself.
  Product with SEK certification mark 
The product is the one passed the test at Japan Textile Evaluation Council (JTETC).
(Certification # 106SA14).
Product helps retard bacteria in fiber from growing and help improve living and nursing care environment in hospitals and nursing homes.
  High flame retardant and flame retardant efficacy
As the product is made from acrylic based flame retardant fiber and polyester based anti-bacterial fiber kneaded into, it maintains efficacy against repeated industrial washings.

   Ticking for comforter

  Flame retardant test   Anti-Bacterial test
Test method 45°Methenamine method
        Type
 Carbonized
 length (mm)
Ticking
Passing criteria Maximum: 70 or lower /
Average 50 or lower
Maximum 30
Average 28
Washing test by water
Industrial washing with alkalescence synthesis detergent.
Washing process
(JTETC criteria)
Sterilizing activity rate
and passing criteria
Staphylococcus aureus Klebsiella pneumonia
Before processing 3.20 : ○ 3.30 : ○ 
Before processing 0.04 : ○ 0.79 : ○
Pass/Failure judgement : ○=Passed ×=Failed
<Type of bacteria effective against>
Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumonia,
Colon bacillus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Bacterium which may cause decubitus ulcer), MRSA (Pathogen of in-hospital infection)

   Duvet materials

  Flame retardant test   Anti-Bacterial test
Test method 45°Methenamine method
      Type
 Carbonized
 length (mm)
Ticking
Passing criteria Maximum: 70 or lower/Average 50 or lower
Maximum 28
Average 28
Washing test by water
Industrial washing with alkalescence synthesis detergent.
Washing process
(JTETC criteria)
Sterilizing activity rate and passing criteria
Staphylococcus aureus Klebsiella pneumonia MRSA
Before processing 3.20 : ○ 3.30 : ○  0.6 : ○
After processing 0.04 : ○ 0.79 : ○ 1.4 : ○
Pass/Failure judgement : ○=Passed ×=Failed
<Type of bacteria effective against>
Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumonia, Colon bacillus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Bacterium which may cause decubitus ulcer), MRSA (Pathogen of in-hospital infection)
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