SHARP Photocatalyst Business wins iF Design Award, Professional Concept

A full year of protection from surface borne viruses, bacteria,
fungi & VOCs with a single application

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Sharp Photocatalyst is offered in a liquid form that can be sprayed over any surface. Once it is sprayed, all it needs is a beam of light to be activated and introduce its anti-microbial effect. Activating Sharp Photocatalyst results in the formation of a group of positive and negative ions that can eliminate different types of microbes like viruses, bacteria & fungi, and even bad odors that are formed from VOCs*1.


1.) VOCs stand for Volatile Organic Compounds.

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How to apply

Sharp Photocatalyst is applied by experts² using professional spray guns³ and can be sprayed to cover a full 1m² in only 15 seconds⁴.


2) Spraying service can be offered along with the product from some of our selected distributors. Please contact us for more information.

3) Please contact us to share the recommended spray gun types and models

4) When using certain spray guns types and models

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Where to apply

Sharp Photocatalyst can be applied on any surface. however, there are some surfaces that are at high risk than others. As per CDC⁵: viruses cause some diseases that can land on surfaces. It’s possible for people to become infected if they touch those surfaces and then touch their nose, mouth, or eyes⁶.



5) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

6) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2021.Community, Work, and School. [online] Available at: ( [Accessed 7 November 2021].

Unlike any other

While alcohol and regular detergents effect is short-term and may cause a fluctuation in the level of protection, Sharp Photocatalyst maintains continuous and stable protection.

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Sharp Photocatalyst Proven Efficacy

Antiviral Effect

Testing facility: Kanagawa Institute of Industrial Science and Technology

Test result: The infectivity titer of virus was reduced by 99.96% under fluorescent light 500 lx (wavelength 380 nm or less was cut) in 4 hours.

Antibacterial Effect

antibacterial-boxTesting facility: Kaken Test Center General Incorporated Foundation

Test result: Number of viable bacteria was reduced by 99.99% or more to an undetectable level under fluorescent light 3,000 lx (wavelength 380 nm or less was cut) in 4 hours.

Anti-allergens effect

Testing facility: Biostir Inc.

Test result: Activity of allergic substance was reduced by 96% or more * to an undetectable level under white LED 1,000 lx in 24 hours.

Antifungal effect

antifungualTesting facility: Hygiene & Microbiology Research Center

Test result: Under fluorescent light 500 lx (wavelength 380 nm or less was cut), no mold growth was detected by visual observation even after 4 weeks.

Complete decomposition

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Testing facility: Investigated by Sharp

Test result: Acetaldehyde was completely decomposed into carbon dioxide in 3 hours.


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Testing facility: Investigated by Sharp

Test result: The reduction rate of acetaldehyde never deteriorated after repeating the measurement 17 times.

Antifouling Effect

Fouling 2Testing facility: Kanagawa Institute of Industrial Science and Technology

Test result: Methylene blue was decolorized to an undetectable level under white LED 2,500 lx in 16 hours.




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Tested against SARS-CoV-2

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On June 23rd, 2021, Sharp corporation announced the results of the latest testing of the new Photocatalyst against novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).

SARS-CoV-2 stands for "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2" which is the virus known to cause the pandemic disease of COVID-19.


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