For thousands of years people have appreciated copper's many natural properties. Ancient Egyptians, Romans, and Aztecs used copper for many purposes, and it is known to possess properties that protect against odors and other benefits.
- Copper's natural properties provide protection against bacteria that can cause stains, odors and deterioration of the product. Copper is more effective than stainless steel or silver containing coatings
- Essential nutrient for the human body
- Non-sensitizing, and non-irritating to the skin; not harmful to people or the environment
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