How safe is the Microban® silver-based antimicrobial technology

Antimicrobials have been safely used for many years. The Microban® technology used in Bradford White water heaters is silver-based which has been used in a range of applications. The Microban® antimicrobial technology used in the Bradford White products also carries both the EPA and European Union approval for direct food contact. For additional details regarding Microban® safety, please visit