Silver has antimicrobial properties only when it is in an ionic or complexed form. Producing complexed forms of silver that can be incorporated into liquids has been a challenge – until now. Exciton has developed exSOL®, an innovative and affordable technology for producing liquid solutions of complexed silver ions. Using advanced chemistry techniques, we can produce stable solutions of ionic silver complexes that have antimicrobial activity and long-lasting residual action. When exSOL® technology is incorporated into formulations, the resulting products show superior antimicrobial activity. exSOL® solutions are easy to manufacture in large volumes and can be incorporated into a wide range of applications and products.The Exciton exSOL® technology differs from its competitors in crucial ways:
US Patent Published February, 2010 “Antimicrobial Silver Solutions” – US 2010/0040699 A1, also known as exSOL® Technology.
International Patent Application (PCT) Filed July 2009 – WO 2010/017623, for worldwide intellectual property protection related to the Company’s methods for the creation of complexed silver ions in solution.