Anti-Microbial Protection – Cotech Biosafe Coatings

The Safety Letterbox Company and Coatings Tech Limited creators of COTECH Biosafe are an exclusive and unique partnership enabling us to offer COTECH Biosafe on any product as an optional extra*.

COTECH BioSafe is an innovative and durable antimicrobial coating for controlling the growth of harmful micro-organisms and bacteria. This advanced coating can be applied to multiple types of materials including metals, plastics, and hard surfaces, and protects your surfaces from dirt, grime and micro-organisms for many years.

*Lead time and quotation to be advised on each enquiry


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Benefits of Using Cotech


99% Reduction Rate in Bacteria and Microorganisms

Will help reduce Bacteria and Microorganisms by 99% – giving you extra piece of mind!

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Durable Protection

With a measurement of 9H for hardness, the coating is more durable than granite. You can also add up to 8 years onto the lifespan of your surfaces.

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UV Stable

Prevent discoloration and protect your surfaces.

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24/7 Protection

The coating will help protect your surface around the clock so you don’t have to.

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Anti Fingerprint

With an integrated anti-fingerprint technology theres no need to use anymore harsh chemical – just a simple microfibre cloth will to the trick.

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Conforms to Fire Safety Standards

COTECH BioSafe meets a range of Fire Safety requirement standards as outlined below.


We are delighted to have this unique and exclusive partnership with The Safety Letterbox Company. COTECH Biosafe can be applied as an additional finish to the wide range of high quality products that The Safety Letterbox Company provides.

Steve Galinsky, Managing Director Coatings Tech

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Antimicrobial Technology

The addition of COTECH Biosafe powered by Microban, Global leaders in antimicrobial technology applied to The Safety Letter Box product surfaces have been independently tested to show protection against enveloped viruses such as Coronavirus and Influenza (99.9%) as well as being antimicrobial to give protection against MRSA, Nor virus and Bacteria.

The Safety Letter Box Company chose COTECH Biosafe to ensure the health and wellbeing of all who use and value their specially selected products that offer Quality, value, functionality and aesthetics are all of paramount importance at SLB and their reputation is built on providing the very best service and solution to the market.

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Science Behind the Safety

COTECH Biosafe is certified according to ISO 9001:2015 tested by experienced microbiologists in Microbans state of the art BSL-2 test labs. These rigorous tests cover a variety of bacterial and mycological tests using industry-standard test methods designed for a wide range of product substrates and antimicrobial technologies. The organism tested includes ATCC organisms, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Vancomycin-Resistant enterococci (VRE), Clostridium difficile, and Listeria monocytogenes.

Microban additive is approved for use in direct food contact applications by EFSA and the FDA. EU and US Food Contact Status IB10-R75000-016.

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COTECH Biosafe conforms to UK Fire Safety

COTECH BioSafe meets the following Fire Safety requirement standards:

  • Flammability to BS 476 1989 Part 6
  • Flame Spread to BS 476 1997 Part 7
  • Aerodynamic Efficiency
  • Compliant with Buildings Regulations 2010
  • Toxic Fumes and Smoke Density to BS6853 1999
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