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Crypton Introduces Crypton Wall Fabric

West Bloomfield, Mich.-based Crypton Inc. — manufacturer of Crypton Super fabric, a stain-, odor- and microbe-resistant technology for outdoor fabric, mattress fabric, carpeting and leather, among other applications — has introduced Crypton Wall fabric for wall coverings, panel systems and partitions.

Crypton Wall fabric features the company's patented performance technology and is GREENGUARD Select Certified℠ to have ultra-low or no volatile organic compound emissions, and is free of perfluorooctanoic acid. It also meets Class A flame retardancy standards.Use of the fabric in commercial buildings contributes to the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Commercial Interiors (LEED®-CI) credits.

"Our customers told us they wanted an alternative to vinyl for wall treatments, for a myriad of reasons, but fabric was previously problematic because of potential staining," said Randy Rubin, president, Crypton. "Mixing stain resistant, flame retardant, low emission and eco-friendly fibers is not an easy task — but we did it."

Crypton reports the wall fabric, which may be easily cleaned with an enzyme detergent or soap and water, is especially suitable for healthcare and hospitality applications.

September 11, 2012