The Science of Antimicrobial Copper

  • How Does Copper Kill Bacteria?

    Scientists have identified a number of ways copper can destroy bacteria and viruses. One is electrical. According to Guillermo Figueroa of the nutrition and food technology department of the University of Chile in Santiago, it’s the ions, or atoms, released by the copper that kill bacteria.
  • Staywell Research

    On our Science page, there is research by universities, hospitals, and the government showing solid copper kills bacteria and viruses on contact in...
  • Examining The Antimicrobial Properties of Copper

    StayWell Copper Germ Stopper and Copper Phone Patch allows you to personally fights germs in the most common places in our everyday lives.  With our Copper Germ Stopper, simply touch the copper wand to the inside of your nose and to your fingers and hands (or anywhere when you have been exposed to germy situations). StayWell Copper Products are solid copper, 99.9% pure for maximum effect, with a comfortable, safe use in your nose, where many disease germs multiply before they make you sick.  
  • Copper: Nature's All-Natural Disinfectant

    Decades of scientific research have demonstrated over and over that copper kills germs on contact. The antimicrobial activity of copper is now well established, and copper has recently been registered at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as the first solid antimicrobial material.

  • Germ Killing With A Touch!

    Copper Reduces Germs Transferred by Touch Scientists are actively demonstrating the intrinsic efficacies of copper alloy “touch surfaces” to destr...