Graph (image) Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) Share Print E-Mail Caption This graph represents the percentage of silver coating that is washed out during a laundry cycle (blue) and percentage of nano-particles (red). Textiles coated with nano-silver release fewer nano-particles than those with conventional coatings. Credit Empa Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.