Argentum 20 - anti bacterial paint


  • Suitable for walls, ceilings and woodwork in environments requiring a high standard of hygiene.
  • Recommended for interiors, hospitals and other healthcare facilities as well as various food production facilities, such as dairies and breweries.


Anti-bacterial eggshell interior paint offering good chemical and scratch resistance (class 04, 05, 06) and aiding the prevention of multi-bacterial growth thanks to active silver contained in the formula.

The bacterial strains used in the standard are Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 6538P and Escherichia coli ATCC 8739. It is effective against many microbial species, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, P. stutzeri, Enterobacter cloacae, E. coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, S. aureus, S. epidermidis, Enterococcus faecium, E. faecalis, MRSA, VRE, P. aeruginosa, vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium, Candida glabrata, C. albicans, C. tropicalis and Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

Once dry, the product forms a scrub and impact-resistant film which withstands hard wear and intensive cleaning. It has been tested to ISO 22196 and certificated as safe for use in environments where atmospheric air quality is critical.

Features and benefits:

  • Product ecolabels: M1.
  • Volatile organic compound (VOC) levels: Low (50–149 g/L).
  • Theoretical cover rate: Approximately 5–8 m²/L.
  • Minimum contents are the can size less 10%.

General information




Uniclass 2015

Pr_35_31_68_40 Hygienic coatingsPrimary


M60/18 Special coating

M60/195 Special coating

Specification data - Hygienic coatings Enhanced data




Light colours tinted according to Tikkurila's Symphony colour card, insert requirements.

Resistance to organisms

To standard ISO 22196. Aids in the prevention of multi-bacterial growth including MRSA and E. coli.

Product Reference

Argentum 20 - anti bacterial paint

Tin size

2.7 L.

9 L.

18 L.


Argentum 20 Brochure

Argentum 20 Brochure

Argentum 20 TDS

Argentum 20 TDS