Does Copper Kill Bacteria?

Q: Does copper kill bacteria?

A: Antimicrobial copper alloys are the only solid metal “touch surface” materials registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to continuously kill more than 99.9 percent of bacteria associated with the most common hospital infections (MRSA, Staphylococcus aureus, E. coli, etc.). This is why a growing number of hospitals and restaurants are increasingly using copper hardware for frequently touched surfaces such as doorknobs, pulls and handles. Brass and bronze are also antimicrobial copper alloys. Learn more at antimicrobialcopper.com.

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