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It’s often said by people that they “live in” their cars. Aside from children, car pool buddies and pets, drivers are taking unwanted passengers along for the ride: Germs. Studies conducted by universities and the automotive industry have exposed automobiles as some of the dirtiest environments encountered in our everyday lives. These studies – by Ford Motor Company, the University of Michigan, University of Arizona microbiologist Dr. Chuck Gerba, and the U.K.’s Aston University in Birmingham – all came to similar conclusions, identifying pathogens such as E. coli, salmonella, campylobacter and even MRSA in samples taken from steering wheels, gear shifts, cup holders, dashboards, change holders and seats. One study turned up mold all over a child safety seat.

"According to the U.K. researchers, children and pets are at greatest risk when they ride in dirty cars. However, cars that regularly transport kids and pests were found to have the highest bacteria counts. "






SD Auto PLUS is a liquid, dirt and stain repellant integrated with our SD Pro coating that controls surface damaging Bacteria, Fungi, Mold, and Algae for up to a year. SD Auto Plus can be used and is effective on most surfaces found in automobiles, buses, minivans and trucks.

SD Auto PLUS is effective and works long-term. It's parent product, SD Pro, is used and often requested in: Hospitals, Airlines, Cruise Ships, Casinos, Restaurants, Sports Facilities, Gyms, Locker Rooms, Hotels, Public Bath Rooms, Schools, Day Cares, Doctor Offices, Public Transit, Prisons, Jails, Business Offices, Training Facilities, and Waiting Rooms.

Suggested Reading
Car Interiors are Laden with Bacteria – safetyissues.com

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The Global Shield Solutions' Approach: Proactive and Environmentally Friendly

SD Auto PLUS ™, which features the proprietary silane-based active ingredient used in SD Pro™, gives vehicle owners and renters access to a new and exciting feature: protection for their car’s surfaces against odor-causing bacteria, fungi and mold. In addition to the functional properties in its' active ingredient, the SD Auto PLUS™ product includes a stain repellent that protects touch points within a vehicle’s interior from cosmetic damage associated with spills and dirt. SD Auto PLUS ™ is colorless, odorless and “green”.

Unlike antimicrobial treatments such as those utilizing silver or triclosan, SD Auto PLUS™ employs a physical mode of action. In contrast, silver and triclosan employ a chemical mode of action that can create adaptive mutations in microbes.