Softline Partners with GuardIn

Posted on June 13, 2011 by HFN Staff

GARDENA, Calif.-Softline Home Fashions has formed an exclusive partnership with GuardIn Natural Fabric Protection for the use of its technology to make fabric anti-bacterial and flame-resistant, as well as stain- and water-repellent.

GuardIn's technologies include GuardInFresh, which is derived from all-natural, food-safe essential oils and minerals, and which is used to inhibit bacteria and associated odors. FlameGuardIn, the flame-resistant treatment, serves as a replacement for deca bromine and antimony oxide treatments.

The WaterRepellent treatment contains up to 10 times fewer fluorocarbons than traditional water and stain repellents, according to a Softline statement.


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