Enabling Clean and Healthy Spaces

Corian® Solid Surface paired with regular cleaning and disinfecting is the best way to eliminate bacteria and viruses from a surface. It also has minimum impact on human health and the environment by limiting the overuse of biocides and disinfectants. It’s that simple.

The Power of 3

  • Nonporous

    Corian® has a nonporous surface that prevents dirt and stains from penetrating the material. Marks and stains stay on the surface and can easily be removed.
  • Seamless

    The seamless look of integrated Corian® worktops, counters, sinks, and coved backsplashes means there are no crevices to trap and grow mould, germs and viruses. This simplifies cleaning, sanitising and routine maintenance.
  • Low VOC

    As a low-VOC material, Corian® Solid Surface is free from dangerous chemicals and hence supports better indoor air quality and Green Building certification.

“Antimicrobial”: it may not mean what you think it means

“Antimicrobial” claims that some manufacturers make can be vague, misleading and not supported by data. These claims can confuse users and create a false sense of security, lowering the attention to cleaning and disinfection practices, hence endangering both public health and your reputation as a specifier.

The reality is: regular cleaning with a household disinfectant can kill 99.9% of viruses and bacteria in less than 10 minutes. Any killing action that is slower or less complete should be met with scepticism.


Find out more about “antimicrobial myths”:


For honest and transparent answers about “antimicrobial” and “photocatalysis”:


Cleaning Standards & Disinfection Protocols

Many years ago Corian® Design decided to move away from using antimicrobials on its formulation and instead to promote high standards of cleaning and disinfection protocols. This conscious move was based on the risk inherent with the overuse of biocides and disinfectants, potentially leading to antimicrobial resistance.

Regular proper cleaning and disinfection of frequently touched surfaces such as countertops, tables, doorknobs, and handles is among the strongest measures against microbial spread and Health Care Acquired Infections (HAIs), as well as other illnesses that could be lurking on high-touch surfaces.



Watch how easy is Corian® Solid Surface to disinfect. If it looks clean – it is clean:

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For effective, sustainable and evidence-based cleaning and disinfecting guidelines:


More on the very low effects of healthcare chemical disinfectants on Corian® Solid Surface:


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