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Antimicrobial Polymer Compositions

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000012474D
Publication Date: 2003-May-08

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Abstract

Certain antimicrobial agents are particularly effective in a wide variety of end use applications when intimately mixed with or applied to a polymer product. The present antimicrobial agents are 2,4,4’-trichloro-2’-hydroxydiphenyl ether; silver zeolite or silver glass; 4-t-butylamino-6-cyclopropylamino-2-methylthio-s-triazine, CAS No. 28159-98-0; thiabendazole, 2-(4-thiazolyl)benzimidazole, CAS No. 148-79-8 ; dichloro-octyl-isothiazolone; octyl-isothiazolone; 10,10-oxybisphenoxarsine; tebuconazole; tolnaftate ; and zinc bis-(2-pyridinethiol-1-oxide). The polymer products are for example films, foams, molded parts, pellets, sheets, fibers/fabrics, slabs or coatings. The polymer products are synthetic or natural or are blends of synthetic and natural products.