The melamine resin surfaces of EGGER laminates including Coloured Core are characterised by their hygienically sealed surfaces.
They are generally easy to clean, can be disinfected and also have an antibacterial effect. EGGER laminates have an antibacterial surface property in accordance with ISO 22196 (JIS Z 2801). In the tests performed, EGGER products have achieved the effectiveness of "strong".
ISO 22196 - is a measurement of antibacterial activity on plastic surfaces
Therefore, EGGER melamine resin surfaces are suitable for use in shops, restaurants, doctors' surgeries and hospitals etc.
EGGER melamine resin surfaces must be cleaned regularly during the service life and disinfected if necessary. The antibacterial properties are no substitute for cleaning or disinfecting the surfaces.
For more information, please see our antibacterial properties technical datasheet here.