General Questions

Why is Alogenic Silver Shield different from other sanitising products?

Because Alogenic sanitisers have eliminated a lot of commonly used chemicals i.e. alcohol, and replaced them with a natural element… Silver, it is much safer to use, doesn’t smell, and doesn’t damage hands. Also, silver has the added advantage of providing extended protection that keeps working long after application.

How does the Alogenic Sanitiser provide 'long term' protection?

Microscopic particles of silver are left behind on surfaces and hands after the gel has dried, these invisible particles keep killing microbes until they are washed or worn off.

How does Silver kill germs?

Silver has the amazing ability to perforate the cell wall, inhibit metabolic pathways and disrupt the cell replication cycle of bacteria and other pathogenic microbes.

See the ‘About’ section for links to a variety of studies on the effects of silver.

What is Colloidal Silver?

Colloidal silver is a completely natural liquid supplement that contains microscopic particles of pure silver. It is made by the process of electrolysis, this process also produces a charge to each particle allowing it to be suspended evenly in demineralised water.

What are the benefits of Colloidal Silver?

There are many benefits to using colloidal silver. Colloidal silver is a natural product that is gentle and non-toxic. It is also very effective at killing a wide range of microorganisms.

How effective is silver as an antibacterial?

Silver is effective as an antibacterial because it works by binding to the DNA of bacteria and disrupting its ability to function and reproduce.

Is silver safe to use on the skin?

Silver is safe to use on the skin, but it can cause skin irritation in some people. If you have sensitive skin, it is best to test a small area first before using it over a larger area.

Can germs grow on silver?

No, germs cannot grow on silver. Silver is a natural antimicrobial agent that kills bacteria, viruses, and fungi.

Can silver be used as a disinfectant?

Yes, silver can be used as a disinfectant. It has been used as such for centuries, and its effectiveness is well-documented.

Can silver be used as a surface sanitiser?

While silver has been used for centuries as an antimicrobial agent, it has only recently been applied to household surfaces.

Can silver be used as a hand sanitiser?

Silver is an antimicrobial agent that has been used in the medical field for centuries. Silver is a natural alternative to chemical-based hand sanitisers, which often contain harmful ingredients.

Hand Sanitiser

Is the Alogenic Hand Sanitiser safe for children??

Yes, in fact children much prefer it over many other products because it has no odour and cannot sting their hands, especially if they have cuts and grazes.

Why does the gel take longer to dry on the skin?

The Alogenic gel is designed to dry slower than some other products so you have time to cover your hands completely, alcohol based sanitisers will often ‘flash’ off before you have achieved good effective coverage, remember, a small amount goes a long way!

Surface Sanitiser

Is the Alogenic Surface Sanitiser safe to use around children and pets?

Yes, the microscopic Silver residue is completely safe for all animals and humans

Is the Alogenic Surface Sanitiser ok to use on fabrics?

Alogenic Surface Sanitiser is safe to use on all water safe fabrics and hard surfaces, if in doubt we suggest that you spray a test patch in an inconspicuous area.