Protection is at the heart of everything Targus does. As the pandemic eases and people start returning to the office, we’re transforming the safety of hybrid home/office working with next-level antimicrobial solutions.

Put employee wellbeing first: delivering peace of mind during commutes and creating demonstrably safe and flexible workspaces where people will want to come and quietly work, meet up or collaborate.

This is Work Reimagined: A New Standard in Clean.

Infused, Not Coated

Unlike post-production coatings and topically applied sprays, DefenseGuard™ is infused into the materials themselves.

Eliminates 99.9%¹ Of Germs

DefenseGuard™ materials have been proven to reduce bacteria by more than 99.9%¹, meaning you can worry less and live more.

Designed for Life

DefenseGuard™ antimicrobial protection by Targus is won't ever wear out or wash off. DefenseGuard™ is designed for life.²

Proven Protection

BPR and EPA compliant, DefenseGuard™ has been independently tested against industry standards.

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DefenseGuard™ Under the Microscope

1. What is DefenseGuard™?

Antimicrobial technology helps keep DefenseGuard products cleaner for longer. It works continuously to eliminate and prevent the growth of bacteria on the product, including common bacteria, fungus, and mold.  

DefenseGuard™ Antimicrobial Protection, infused into our products to eliminate and prevent the growth of bacteria on product surfaces and touchpoints. It delivers a durable, cleaner surface. Proven to protect bags, cases, keyboard and mice against germs it won’t wear off or wash off, it is designed for life.²

2. How does it work?

BPR and EPA compliant, the antimicrobial agents are silver based; an inorganic, natural mineral widely recognised with antimicrobial effects.  A continuous cleaning innovation it delivers a durable, cleaner surface that is proven to protect against germs and won’t ever wear or wash off. It makes accessories easier to clean and keep cleaner between cleanings. Liquid cleaning of accessories can damage electrical equipment.  

3. What does DefenseGuard™ protection kill?

Our DefenseGuard™ range makes it more hygienic for people to work on, carry, and even share Targus accessories. Independent laboratory testing demonstrated a 99.9%¹ reduction of Staphylococcus aureus (Staph Infection) and Escherichia coli (E. coli) on product surfaces and touchpoints.

4. How long does it last?

DefenseGuard™ is guaranteed for the life of the bag, case or tech accessory. Its built-in nature, infused into the material of each protected product, means it won’t ever wash or wear off, delivering protection for years to come. 

5. Has it been properly tested?

Yes! Testing of Targus materials including the JIS Z 2801 and ISO 22196:2011 standards at independent laboratories has demonstrated 99.9%¹ reduction of Staphylococcus aureus (Staph Infection) and Escherichia coli (E. coli). BPR and EPA compliant, silver antimicrobial agents have been infused into Targus DefenseGuard™ products for all-around protection, neutralising bacterial threats to your product for its lifetime

Targus 2Office Backpack infused with antimicrobial protection will carry and protect you and your work essentials on the move. The modular design unzips like a clamshell to reveal smart storage and organisation pockets. 2Office backpack helps you carry more, worry less.   

DefenseGuard™ Antimicrobial Protection 
A continuous cleaning innovation designed to prevent and eliminate the growth of bacteria. It delivers a durable, cleaner surface. Proven to protect against germs it won’t wear off or wash off, it is designed for life. Testing of Targus materials using standards including the ISO 22196:2011 at independent laboratories has demonstrated 99.9% reduction of Staphylococcus aureus (Staph Infection) and Escherichia coli (E. coli). BPR and EPA compliant, silver antimicrobial agents’ have been infused into Targus DefenseGuard™ products for all-around protection, neutralising bacterial threats to your product for its lifetime. 

Tech Protection 
Drops and bumps are no problem for this backpack. A built-in SafePort® Sling safely suspends your laptop to prevent impact in case it’s dropped. Plus, its adjustable to fit laptop screens from 15-17.3”.  

 

Flex Your Load
The easy-access workstation helps you organise and carry your desk accessories into the office, like your own personal mouse or even full-size keyboard. Two removable front pouches mean you can level-up or reduce your pack capacity to suit your day - conveniently slip inside the backpack or even another bag. 

 

Smart Storage 
Plenty of pockets store your office and day to day essentials, the zipped lumbar pocket secure your keys, wallet and phone, and shoulder strap pockets are perfectly positioned for your mask and hand sanitiser.  

 

Be Well 
Adjustable, ergonomic shoulder straps plus a padded back panel ensure a comfortable fit. The infused antimicrobial protection creates a cleaner surface, so you only take home what you want. Protecting you and your work essentials from bacterial threats. 

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¹ Targus Antimicrobial Protection is infused into this product. Independent laboratory testing demonstrated a 99.9% reduction of Staphylococcus aureus (Staph Infection) and Escherichia coli (E. coli) on product surfaces and touchpoints.
² Antimicrobial product protection is limited to the case or device itself.

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