Frequently Asked Questions

Is copper in small amounts good for me?

Copper in small amounts is actually a nutrient. Copper assists in the formation of haemoglobin and red blood cells, it's involved in forming pigments in your body's natural hair colour. Copper is also involved in enzymes for digestion, protein metabolism and in healing processes necessary for proper bone formation and maintenance, it's also necessary for the RNA (Ribonucleic acid) in all of your cells. Without copper your body can't make new cells. It is also involved in the formation of elastin, the healthy, youthful skin and chief component of the elastic muscle fibres throughout the body. Your body actually NEEDS copper.

How do I know that copper infused fabric technology is safe?

Copper is a readily abundant natural resource. Copper is an essential mineral in our everyday diet and drinking water. It is an absolutely requirement for the human body. Trace amounts of copper are absorbed from the fabric via the skin and is readily utilised and metabolised by your body.

How will I know if the item I ordered is in stock?

All items added to your shopping basket will be in stock but very rarely some may slip through. If any item you order is out of stock we will contact you to discuss the options available.

How quickly are my goods dispatched?

Goods are dispatched within 1-2 working days and will be delivered by Royal Mail signed for service. Please make sure someone is at your delivery address to receive your order.

Can I have my goods delivered to an address other than my home address?

Yes, goods may be delivered to a different address than the billing address.Simply advise us of the delivery address on the checkout page.

How do I know that my order has been placed?

We will confirm your order by email within minutes of it being placed. If you do not receive this confirmation please 1.Check your spam email folder because the email may have been filtered 2.Contact us at sales@copperclothing.co.uk

How long does the copper benefits within the fabric last?

The deowear® technology infused into the product during the manufacturing process will last the usable life time of your product.

Has a negative reaction ever been reported using copper enhanced products?

Human skin is not sensitive to copper and the risk of an adverse reaction due to dermal contact with copper is EXTREMELY LOW. To date millions of individuals, including armies around the world, NASA, and hospitals have all successfully used copper infused fabrics without any negative reactions.

How do I care for my copper infused product?

Each garment can be cared for as you would any normal equivelant, the only exception is do not use bleach or fabric conditioners as this will reduce the effectiveness of your product.

What is the difference between copper and silver infused fabrics?

Copper as opposed to silver is an essential mineral for the normal function of the human body. Copper unlike silver is received and utilised by the body when absorbed either orally or through skin tissue. Copper also has a broader range of effectiveness than silver. Copper has skin enhancement properties which silver has not.

Just to remind you I.U.D,s (internal contraceptive device /coil) are predominantly made from 100% pure copper. IUD's have recently received a licence for 10 years at a time, for internal safe use, silver has not.


We have stated that copper is antimicrobial, what does that mean?

Copper effectively kills a broad spectrum of viruses, bacteria and fungus, this is due to exposure from the copper ions that are emitted from the fabric. These penetrate the harmful bacteria/fungus that can cause foot odour, bacterial and fungal infections leaving compromised skin infection free.

Are there potential health benefits to our products?

We feel that all our products have the potential to provide health benefits in one way or another. For instance our pyjamas are anti MRSA, promote blood flow to the skin, odour resistant and can help keep compromised skin infection free. Copper fabrics have been known to promote collagen and elastin to the skin and the copper ions released from the fabric and absorbed by the skin could improve the well being of the wearer. We believe our fabrics may be beneficial to skin ailments within a matter of days.

Who uses copper infused fabrics?

The potential uses are endless and can be used by the everyday person as well as institutions such as several major armies and hospitals around the world. NASA is researching copper infused fabrics to be used on their space missions. The Chilean miners were given copper infused socks amongst their essential supplies to save their feet from infections that could have possibly lead to amputation. They worked!

Is copper infused fabric warmer than non copper infused fabric?

Yes, copper ions are vibrated by body heat and it is this vibration that is transformed into heat motion creating a thermal accumulation effect. Our fibre is combined with copper at regular intervals which omit Cu++ ions.

How can copper help with anti ageing and skin enhancement?

Copper is well known to play a CRITICAL role in the integrity of connective tissue. It is also known to stimulate collagen and elastin absolutely vital to maintaining skin firmness, tone, texture and a glowing complexion. Many journals have reported that copper has a positive effect on wound healing.

How can I leave feed back / testimonial?

We certainly would like to hear your feed back, good, bad or indifferent. Here at Copper Clothing we are constantly striving to improve our range and services and so we look closely at your review to improve in any area we can. We would particularly love to hear about how our products have helped you. Already customers have sent us reviews and photos of before and after, to participate send to testimonials@copperclothing.co.uk.

Terms and conditions

If you submit an image(s), you do so in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.

In contributing to Copper Clothing testimonials you agree to grant us a royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to publish and otherwise use the material in any way that we want, and in any media.

It's important to note, however, that you still own the copyright to everything you contribute to us and that if your image and/or video is accepted, we will endeavour to publish your name alongside it on our website if you so request. Copper Clothing cannot guarantee that all pictures and/or video will be used and we reserve the right to edit your comments.


Have you got any lab reports to show that your fabric is antimicrobial?

We have numerous AATCC147 standard lab tests on MRSA and candida albicans showing that our fabric will not support the growth of these. We also hold numerous lab reports to a world wide standard EN ISO 20743 which we believe would stand up to the best scrutiny. These were carried out to an international standard method by a UK accredited lab, further more the tests are performed in triplicate to remove any element of doubt due to the inherent biological variability that can come with any microbiological test method.

How do I know my copper infused product is working?

The effect can be noticed with a couple of simple observations, e.g the odour from your feet caused by fungus and bacteria is greatly reduced or eliminated. Also after a short period of time (around 28 days) skin appearance improves and looks healthier.

Should I wear only copper infused products from now on?

We whole heartedly believe that copper infused products can only improve your daily feel of hygiene being antimicrobial making you wear with confidence. All other aspects of their benefits can be seen from our customer testimonials / reviews on our website with the individual products.

Do copper infused products feel rough or stiff?

In our opinion you can not tell the difference between everyday, cotton socks, bedding, pyjamas, underwear etc and our copper infused products.

I have Wilson's Disease can I use copper infused products?

If you have been diagnosed with Wilson's disease, we recommend you consult your doctor before using any of our products.