Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

TECHNOLOGY

Nippon Paint VirusGuard+ destroys viruses and bacteria on walls via contact killing due to the encapsulation of the most active antimicrobial state of copper found in the paint. The encapsulated copper ions work to destroy the capsid protein layer and fragment the genetic material in viruses to mitigate its multiplication. This effectively works by preserving the paint’s integrity, while also reducing pathogens on the painted walls.

EFFICACY

Nippon Paint VirusGuard+ remains effective as long as the integrity of the paint film is maintained.
VirusGuard+ has been tested effective against norovirus (non-enveloped) and human coronavirus 229E.

PRODUCT FEATURES

Yes, VirusGuard+ is tested effective against E-Coli and Pseudomonas Aeruginosa.
We believe it is effective to these strain of viruses as the product is tested to be effective against norovirus (non-enveloped) which is the most hardy virus.
Yes, you may clean the walls with a clean damp cloth in diluted detergent after the paint has cured for at least 7 days.

SAFETY/PRECAUTIONS

ALL paints are considered as chemical products. Highly sensitive group of people especially the sick, elderly and young children are best not to be present duing painting. Nippon Paint VirusGuard+ does not contain hazardous substances.

APPLICATION

Ensure surface preparation is observed before applying 1 coat of 5101 Odour-less Water-Based Interior Wall Sealer, followed by 2 coats of VirusGuard+ Ultra Premium Anti-Viral Top Coat.
Nippon Paint VirusGuard+ can be applied on internal masonry surfaces, such as ceilings, cement, plastered walls, brickwork and fibre boards.

PACK SIZE

Nippon Paint VirusGuard+ is available in 5-litre plastic container pack for retailing at authorised retailer stores and Nippon Paint official online stores.
Nippon Paint VirusGuard+ is retailing at $180 per 5-litre pack at authorised retailer stores and Nippon Paint official online stores.

COLOURS

Nippon Paint VirusGuard+ is available in 23 specially curated colours for optimal paint performance.