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424411000 Impregnated or coated nominal articles (e.g., flea collars, etc.) 108
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20110195105Foam Cellular Matrix Impregnated With Anti-Microbial Active Agent For Use In Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Applications And Process For Producing The Same - A foam cellular matrix and process for making the matrix. The matrix is for use in negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) applications. The matrix contains inorganic anti-microbial agent, which is added during foam generation. The elements mixed during foam generation comprise a polyol, a surfactant, a catalyst, water, an isocyanate, and the inorganic anti-microbial agent in the ratio of 0 to 6 parts inorganic anti-microbial agent to 100 parts polyol.08-11-2011
20130136782Inhibition and Dispersion of Bacterial Biofilms with 2-Aminobenzimidazole Derivatives - Compounds described herein inhibit biofilm formation or disperse pre-formed biofilms of Gram-negative bacteria. Biofilm-inhibitory compounds can be encapsulated or contained in a polymer matrix for controlled release. Coatings, films, multilayer films, hydrogels, microspheres and nanospheres as well as pharmaceutical compositions and disinfecting compositions containing biofilm-inhibitory compounds are also provided. Methods for inhibiting formation of biofilms or dispersing already formed biofilms are provided. Methods for treating infections of gram-negative bacteria which form biofilms, particularly those of 05-30-2013
20100047303ABSORBENT ARTICLES COMPRISING AN ORGANIC ZINC SALT AND AN ANTI-BACTERIAL AGENT OR ALKALI METAL CHLORIDE OR ALKALINE EARTH METAL CHLORIDE - An absorbent article, such as a diaper, panty diaper, sanitary napkin or incontinence device includes a topsheet, a backsheet and an absorbent core enclosed between the topsheet and the backsheet. The absorbent core includes an anti-bacterial agent or an alkali metal or alkaline earth metal chloride in combination with an organic zinc salt, in particular, zinc ricinoleate. The combination of antibacterial or (earth) alkali metal chloride and organic zinc salt exerts a synergetic effect in the suppression of malodours, such as ammonia.02-25-2010
20130084321OLEOPHILIC ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITION - The present invention relates to an oleophilic antimicrobial composition comprising silica nanotubes containing silver nanoparticles. The composition is added to an oil-based composition, such as an oil-based paint, a ceramic composition or a fiber coating compositions, immediately before the use of the oil-based composition, such that the contact time of the silver nanoparticles with the organic solvent contained in the oil-based composition is shortened to inhibit the oxidation of the silver nanoparticles. In addition, the composition has improved antimicrobial effects due to the excellent dispersibility of the silver nanoparticles, because the silver nanoparticles do not agglomerate in any solvent due to the silica nanotube structures, unlike spherical silica structures.04-04-2013
20100074932ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING GALLIUM - Antimicrobial compositions may provide varying release kinetics for the active ions in the compositions due to the different water solubilities of the ions, allowing antimicrobial release profiles to be tailored for a given application and providing for sustained antimicrobial activity over time. According to some embodiments, the antimicrobial compositions may comprise polymer compositions containing colloids including salts of one or more oligodynamic metals, such as gallium. The antimicrobial compositions may be produced, for example, by mixing a solution of the salts of one or more oligodynamic metals with a polymer solution or dispersion and precipitating a colloid of the metal salts by addition of other salts to the solution which react with the metal salts. The compositions can be incorporated into articles or can be employed as a coating on articles such as medical devices including, for example, catheters, implants, and endotracheal tubes. The coatings may be on all or part of a surface.03-25-2010
20130034593Method for Making Medical Devices Having Antimicrobial Coatings Thereon - The present invention provides a method for preparing a medical device, preferably a contact lens, having an antimicrobial metal-containing LbL coating on a medical device, wherein the antimicrobial metal-containing LbL coating comprises at least one layer of a negatively charged polyionic material having —COOAg groups and/or silver nanoparticles formed by reducing Ag02-07-2013
20100112024TITANIUM DIOXIDE COATINGS HAVING ROUGHENED SURFACES AND METHODS OF FORMING TITANIUM DIOXIDE COATINGS HAVING ROUGHENED SURFACES - Methods for forming surface roughened titanium dioxide coatings are disclosed. Sol-gel compositions may be prepared having colloidal metal oxide particles and/or colloidal silica particles, formed on a substrate, and subsequently the coated substrate may be heated at a temperature sufficient to form a surface roughened anatase titanium dioxide coating. Surface roughened titanium dioxide coatings having at least one of improved antimicrobial properties, self-cleaning properties, hydrophilicity, and/or activation time are also disclosed. Substrates comprising such coatings are also disclosed.05-06-2010
20100040658ANTIVIRAL COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF USE - A method for manufacturing an antiviral pharmaceutical composition for the prophylaxis or treatment of a rhinovirus infection that includes the utilization of iota-, kappa- or lambda-carrageenan or mixtures thereof.02-18-2010
20100040659ANTIMICROBIAL MATERIAL, AND A METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AN ANTIMICROBIAL MATERIAL - The invention relates to an antimicrobial material and a method for producing an antimicrobial material, which is deposited on a substrate (02-18-2010
20130045264ANTIFOULING COATING COMPOSITION AND USES OF THE SAME - There is provided an antifouling coating composition capable of forming an antifouling coating film which has stable coating film consumption degree on ships, underwater structures and the like and which exhibits excellent antifouling property over a long term. The antifouling coating composition includes a hydrolyzable copolymer (A) and an antifouling agent (B), wherein the hydrolyzable copolymer (A) is, e.g., a metal salt bond-containing copolymer having a component unit derived from a monomer (a21) represented by the general formula (II):02-21-2013
20130045263Personal Care Compositions Having Dried Zinc Pyrithione-Polymer Aggregates - Personal care composition and methods are included with respect to a dried zinc pyrithione-polymer aggregate.02-21-2013
20100136079Antiseptic wipes - A personal skin cleansing wipe comprising a flexible substantially dry matrix formed from fabrics made of synthetic, woven, non-woven, or knitted fibers impregnated with a substantially anhydrous antimicrobial, antiseptic, antifungal solution in an amount wherein the matrix retains its substantially dry characteristics and the treatment solution includes an amount of PVP-iodine in solution in a glycol, glycerine or mixture thereof. The treatment solution in addition to an effective amount of PVP-iodine as active, contains surfactants (nonionic and/or cationic and/or amphoteric) and optionally a compatible fragrance. The wipe is activated with water just prior to use.06-03-2010
20090304762Antimicrobial thermoplastic molding composition - A thermoplastic composition having antimicrobial and good impact properties is disclosed. The composition comprises (i) (co)polycarbonate, (ii) (co)polyester, (iii) grafted elastomeric (co)polymer and an amount of an antimicrobial agent. The antimicrobial agent that contains zeolite, metal oxide and hydrotalcite is present in an amount sufficient to impart to the composition antimicrobial efficacy.12-10-2009
20090092647POLYURETHANE FOAMS FOR WOUND MANAGEMENT - The invention relates to a process for producing polyurethane foams for wound management wherein a composition containing a polyurethane dispersion and inorganic, cationic coagulants is frothed and dried.04-09-2009
20110014258GRADIENT COATING FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS - The present invention provides a coating comprising a bioactive material and an antimicrobial agent, wherein the concentration of said antimicrobial agent varies throughout the thickness of the coating.01-20-2011
20110014257BIODEGREADABLE DEVICE WITH SLOW-RELEASE OF VOLATILE PRODUCTS HAVING AN ATTRACTANT ACTION FOR THE CONTROL OF INSECTS - The invention describes a biodegradable device with a slow-release of volatile products having an attractant action with respect to insects, which can be applied to a wide range of crops.01-20-2011
20090285872Amphibious Carrier and Method of Manufacturing - An all weather amphibious carrier and method for manufacturing thereof, for use on land and in water, which includes an adjustable strap system for wearing by a person; a foldable body or member adjustably attachable to the strap system and capable of supporting an infant or child upon folding the member and attaching the member to the strap system; the strap system being made of weather-resistant, synthetic, polymerized rubber, a high-strength, resilient synthetic polymer, and a polymer containing polyurethane; and the foldable body member being made of a weather-resistant, synthetic, polymerized rubber, a synthetic fabric made from a polymer containing polyurethane; and a flexible polyurethane open-cell antimicrobial-coated foam. The unique combination of materials keeps the baby/toddler from becoming sweaty when used for land activities, because the materials breathe. When used in water, rain, and snow, it dries quickly, because the water can pass through the through the body if conventional stitching is used or the body can be completely water-tight by using flatlock, breathable seams. The special quilted design also adds extra support, comfort and security for both care-giver/parent and baby, making this carrier ergonomically sound, both on land and in water.11-19-2009
20090238850ANTIMICROBIAL MATERIALS - Materials, compositions, and medical devices for the treatment or prophylaxis of microbial, including bacterial, infections, comprising at least one water-insoluble ceramic compound and at least one metal species. Methods of making such materials, compositions and medical devices.09-24-2009
20120114722ANTIMICROBIAL SUBSTRATE - A method of preparing antimicrobial-containing polymeric products is provided, the method involving electrospinning a dispersion comprising a dispersible polymer, a fiberizing polymer, and one or more antimicrobial agents. The electrospun material is heated to remove solvent and the fiberizing polymer, giving a nonwoven polymeric material having antimicrobial agent incorporated therein. The material can be in the form of, for example, a non-woven sheet, tube, or covering.05-10-2012
20090010981ANTIMICROBIAL MATERIAL FOR IMPLANTING IN BONES - The invention relates to an antimicrobial material and method for inhibiting bacterial growth. The antimicrobial material may be used for implanting in bones and for coating or producing an implant or an implantable medical device, whereby particles formed from an antimicrobial material are remotely dispersed inside a matrix material that forms a matrix when hardened. In order to improve the compatibility of the antimicrobial material, the invention provides that the metal is formed from aggregates of primary particles having an average particle size ranging from 10 to 100 nm.01-08-2009
20090010980Materials coatings and methods for self-cleaning and self-decontamination of metal surface - A composite structure exhibiting the ability to degrade chemical or biological agents upon contact comprising a substrate to be protected from the deleterious effects of chemical or biological agents possessing surface groups capable of deactivating materials having the ability to degrade chemical or biological agents, a buffer film, coated onto the substrate, that blocks the ability of the substrate surface groups to deactivate the materials having the ability to degrade chemical or biological agents, and a protective film, coated onto the buffer film, containing materials having the ability to degrade chemical or biological agents encapsulated in or comprising the outer surface of the protective film.01-08-2009
20110142900EXTRA FINE FILAMENT YARN CONTAINING DEODORANT FUNCTIONAL AGENT AND PRODUCING THE SAME - An extra fine multifilament obtained in the present invention contains a deodorant functional agent having a particle diameter equal to or more than the average diameter of extra fine single yarn fibers, and the deodorant functional agent is not completely covered with polymer and is partially exposed on the surface of the multifilament, whereby a dramatically improved deodorizing function can be achieved. Accordingly, a polyester cloth made of the multifilament has a durable deodorizing function, a high strength, and an excellent texture, and thereby is useful for apparel products (such as sports wears, casual wears, and mens and womens suits), medical applications, interior applications, etc.06-16-2011
20090246240DRY BACTERICIDAL NONWOVEN WIPE - A dry bactericidal wipe that provides a greater than 99% reduction in bacterium including methicillin resistant 10-01-2009
20120288550Surface Treatment Method for a Substrate Using Denatured Urushiol Derived from Toxicodendron Vernicifluum - A method of treating a surface of a substrate using modified urushiol derived from 11-15-2012
20130039964METAL ENTRAPPED BIOACTIVE COMPOSITES - The present invention provides composites comprising at least one bioactive agent entrapped within a matrix of at least one metal; wherein said composite controllably releases at least one of said bioactive agent and metal or ion thereof, processes for the preparation of composites of the invention, compositions and products comprising composites of the invention and various uses thereof.02-14-2013
20120107382ARTICLES INCORPORATING ABSORBENT POLYMER AND CERAGENIN COMPOUND - An absorbent article includes an absorbent polymer and a ceragenin compound. The ceragenin compound has a sterol group and a plurality of cationic groups that mimic naturally occurring antimicrobial peptides. The ceragenin compound is associated with the absorbent polymer such that upon absorption of a fluid, the ceragenin compound is incorporated or maintained in the absorbent article.05-03-2012
20090104239Method, Material and System for Controlled Release of Anti-Microbial Agents - There is provided a method for treating a fluid with an anti-microbial agent comprising the steps of: (a) contacting the fluid with a solid material containing an anti-microbial agent; and, (b) abrading an interface of the solid material and removing particles therefrom and exposing an underlying surface of the solid material to the fluid, thereby facilitating release of the antimicrobial agent of the underlying surface of the solid material and/or the removed particles into the fluid. The solid material comprises an anti-microbial agent dispersed and/or embedded in a solid carrier. Typically, the anti-microbial agent is one or more of a metal, metal oxide, metal compound, metal salt, metal-ligand complex or derivatives thereof based on silver, copper and zinc.04-23-2009
20100034858BIOCIDAL COATINGS - Biocidal multilayered system, characterized in that it comprises at least the following layers: —an anionic or cationic carrier, preferably cellulose as anionic carrier, —on this carrier alternating polymeric cationic and anionic layers starting with a layer having a charge opposite to that of the carrier, —wherein at least one layer is hydrophobically modified.02-11-2010
20110171278ANIMAL OLFACTORY REPELLANT COMPOSITION CONTAINING MUSTARD OIL AND EUCALYPTUS OIL - Olfactory animal repellant compositions containing volatile oil of mustard and essential oil of eucalyptus, and methods for using the same are provided.07-14-2011
20100080834Film Material With Antimicrobial And/Or Odor-Absorbing Coating and Sanitary Article - A film material (04-01-2010
20120087966ANTIMICROBIAL FOAM - A resilient foam material having an active antimicrobial bound to, incorporated within, and projecting from its surface is provided for incapacitating or destroying microbes. The antimicrobial has an atomic structure that is capable of mechanically piercing or lysing a microbe thereby incapacitating or destroying the microbe. The resilient antimicrobial foam material may be manufactured into a resilient antimicrobial foam product for drawing across a surface and mechanically incapacitating or destroying microbes on the surface. The resilient antimicrobial foam material may be manufactured into a membrane for providing a sterile barrier for a surface. The resilient antimicrobial foam material is manufactured by combining the antimicrobial with a foam polymer material, heating the foam polymer material under pressure to a temperate that does not deactivate the antimicrobial, incorporating a blowing agent, cooling the material, and extruding the material.04-12-2012
20090263438INHIBITION AND DISPERSION OF BACTERIAL BIOFILMS WITH IMIDAZOLE-TRIAZOLE DERIVATIVES - Disclosure is provided for imidazole-triazole derivative compounds that prevent, remove and/or inhibit the formation of biofilms, compositions comprising these compounds, devices comprising these compounds, and methods of using the same.10-22-2009
20090162410Process for preparing fine particle dispersion for wood preservation - The present invention provide a method for producing micronized solid particles through a two-step process. The solid particles of the invention comprise metals or metal compounds, especially copper and copper compounds. The solid particle of the invention further comprise organic biocides. The invention further provides a wood preservative composition and wood comprising the solid particles of the invention, which may be diluted to the target concentration with or without addition of a co-biocide and vacuum/pressure impregnated into a variety wood species including refractory wood species to effectively preserve the material from fungal and insect attack.06-25-2009
20120294923ANTIVIRAL AGENT AND ANTIVIRAL AGENT FUNCTIONAL PRODUCT USING THE SAME - An object of the present invention is to provide an antiviral agent which exhibits high antiviral activity even under irradiation with visible light and is capable of detoxifying a virus. The antiviral agent according to the present application is composed of a dispersion containing noble metals and photocatalyst particles as supported by the noble metals, the dispersion containing 0.01 part by mass to 1 part by mass of noble metal atoms based on 100 parts by mass of photocatalyst particles.11-22-2012
20100143429Contact sex pheromone component of the Emerald Ash Borer Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - The invention disclosed relates to the detection of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), 06-10-2010
20120294922CONTROL OF BED BUGS - A method of combating bed bugs and/or other insects in a locus containing or susceptible to presence of same, in which a DMSO-containing formulation is applied to the locus. Various pesticidal compositions are disclosed as useful for such purpose, including compositions in which DMSO is in combination with an alcohol and/or another pesticidal active agent. Compositions of the disclosure can be applied to a variety of loci, to effectively eradicate bed bugs for extended periods of time.11-22-2012
20090191251ANTIMICROBIAL MOLDED ARTICLE, LAMINATE, HEAT INSULATING MATERIAL AND SYNTHETIC LEATHER PRODUCT - An antimicrobial molding is prepared by mixing: an antimicrobial composition containing two organic antimicrobial agents selected solely from imidazole organic antimicrobial agent and an inorganic antimicrobial agent; and a curing material such as a thermoplastic resin, light-curing resin, resin cured by two-pack mixing to be formed as a sheet, film, multi-layer-structure and foamed article into a desired shape. Accordingly, a molding that contains the antimicrobial composition exhibiting significantly broad antimicrobial spectrum, negative skin irritation, high-level safety and extremely small influence on human body and environment, and efficiently achieves high antimicrobial effects can be easily obtained.07-30-2009
20080233160Building board - Provided is a functional building board having an antimicrobial function, which retains anti-algal and antifungal agents for a long period of time in a coat on an external wall material by using several kinds of antimicrobial composite materials, and is provided with stain-proofing function to wash away stains on the external wall material, and in which the design is not largely restricted by the color of the anti-algal or antifungal paint or by the state of the coat and the design is not influenced by the coating step in the final step.09-25-2008
20100136078INSECTICIDAL COMPOSITION AND ARTICLE OBTAINED THEREOF - A material having insecticidal and acaricidal properties comprising: A) From 99.95 by weight to 70.0% by weight a propylene based polymer obtainable by using a catalyst system comprising a metallocene compound having the following properties: i) a Melt Flow Rate (MFR) (ISO 1133) comprised between 2 and 100; ii) A distribution of molecular weight Mw/Mn lower than 4; iii) Isotactic pentads (mmmm) comprised between 90% and 99%; B) From 0.05% to 30% by weight of an adduct of formula T06-03-2010
20090028917Micronized Wood Preservative Formulations - The present invention provides wood preservative compositions comprising micronized particles. In one embodiment, the composition comprises dispersions of micronized metal or metal compounds. In another embodiment, the wood preservative composition comprises an inorganic component comprising a metal or metal compound and organic biocide. When the composition comprises an inorganic component and an organic biocide, the inorganic component or the organic biocide or both are present as micronized particles. When compositions of the present invention are used for preservation of wood, there is minimal leaching of the metal and biocide from the wood.01-29-2009
20120070484WATER-ABSORBING RESIN COMPOSITION - A water-absorbent resin composition having an antimicrobial property, which suppresses the generation of dust of the antimicrobial agent. A water-absorbent resin composition comprising a water-absorbent resin and an antimicrobial agent comprising an inorganic compound carrying an antimicrobial metal, the water-absorbent resin composition being characterized in that the degree of generated dust of the water-absorbent resin composition is at most 100 CPM. The water-absorbent resin composition of the present invention can be suitably used as hygienic materials such as disposable diaper, sanitary napkin and incontinence pad; urine-absorbent materials for pets; materials for civil engineering and construction such as packing materials; drip absorbents; food freshness retaining materials such as cold-reserving agents; horticultural articles such as water-retaining materials for soils; and the like.03-22-2012
20120070483Multi-Functional Biocompatible Coatings for Intravascular Devices - A polymeric coating is adapted to substantially eliminate thrombus formation when in contact with blood. The polymeric coating includes a first polymeric layer and a second polymeric layer. Interposed between the first and second polymeric layers is a polymeric matrix layer doped with at least one of a nitric oxide donor and a nitric oxide generator. The nitric oxide donor and/or the nitric oxide generator are capable of releasing or generating NO. A bioactive agent is either immobilized to the surface of the second polymeric layer or is incorporated into the polymeric matrix layer.03-22-2012
20090258045STRUCTURES INCLUDING ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDES - A structure includes a substrate and a first plurality of bilayers on the substrate. The first plurality of bilayers includes a first layer including an antimicrobial peptide having a charge, and a second layer including a polyelectrolyte having a charge opposite the charge of the first layer. At least a portion of the structure is capable of degrading by sequential removal of the first layer and the second layer, and releasing the antimicrobial peptide from the structure.10-15-2009
20080317802Air Filter Having Antimicrobial Property - The present invention relates to an antimicrobial composition having antibacterial and antifungal properties and to an air filter manufactured using the composition. The filter of the present invention, comprising a filtration media treated with the antimicrobial composition having antibacterial and antifungal properties, has excellent antibacterial and antifungal properties, and thus can prevent the bacteria and fungi filtered by the filter from propagating in the filter.12-25-2008
20090324667USE OF FUNGAL INOCULA FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF MARKET GARDENING PRODUCTION - The present invention relates to a novel use of termites' nest powder, as an agent for controlling phytoparasitic nematodes for improving crops, in particular cereal, fodder, market garden, fruit or horticultural crops, and to the method for obtaining same.12-31-2009
20110229545MELT EMULSIFICATION - The present invention generally relates to colloidal systems, which may include colloidal particles and/or other types of particles. One aspect of the invention is generally directed to a system comprising fluidic droplets that can be at least partially solidified, e.g., to form colloidal particles. In some embodiments, particles comprising an at least partially solid outer phase encapsulating an inner phase are formed. The inner phase may be any phase, e.g., a solid, a liquid, or a gas. In some cases, solidifying at least a portion of the outer phase of the droplets to form particles may increase the stability of the particles and/or the colloidal system containing the particles. In one set of embodiments, melting or liquefying the outer phase of the particles (for example, by heating the particle to a temperature above a threshold temperature) can allow release of an agent contained within the inner phase, and/or allow the inner phase to coalesce with a phase external to the particles. The melting temperature of the outer phase can be controlled in some embodiments such that the outer phase will melt above a predetermined temperature. In some embodiments, the particles may be formed to be essentially free of an auxiliary stabilizing agent. In some embodiments, an agent may be encapsulated within a particle with relatively high efficiency. Other aspects of the invention are generally directed to methods of making and using such colloidal systems, e.g., containing such particles, kits involving such colloidal systems, or the like.09-22-2011
20090081269Control of fluid migration in wet-wipes - The present invention describes wet-wipe composition with a liquid portion that is impregnated in a substrate, wherein the liquid portion contains a binary pair of a thickening or gelling polymer along with a thickening or gelling agent which substantially reduces fluid migration of the liquid portion within a wet-wipes stack during storage.03-26-2009
20090220560Nanosilver Coated Bacterial Cellulose - Nanosilver coated bacterial cellulose nanofiber and a method of producing the nanosilver coated bacterial cellulose nanofiber. The nanosilver coated bacterial cellulose nanofiber is produced by preparing a suspension of bacterial cellulose fibers, oxidizing bacterial cellulose fibers; adding the thio-group to the polymer backbone; reacting the resulting product with silver proteinate and enhancing the nanosilver particle size. The nanosilver coated bacterial cellulose nanofibers exhibit antimicrobial properties.09-03-2009
20100015194PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF WOOD-BASED MATERIALS - Process for the production of wood-based materials containing wood parts, comprising the steps 01-21-2010
20100015193Antibacterial Substrate and Method of Manufacturing the Same - An antibacterial substrate of the present invention includes a substrate and a plurality of antibacterial metal islands formed on the surface of the substrate. The antibacterial metal islands are exposed to an external atmosphere. The average value of contact angles between the substrate and the respective antibacterial metal islands is 90 degrees or less, as measured on the basis of results of surface observation with a scanning electron microscope.01-21-2010
20090004234DOSING DEVICE - A dosing device for dosing active substances in washing or cleaning processes, encompassing a container and a) a first active substance composition, present in said container, that contains at least one carrier material and at least one active substance; and b) a second active substance composition, present in said container, that likewise contains at least one carrier material and at least one active substance, but differs in terms of at least one of its ingredients from the first active substance composition, wherein the carrier material in at least one active substance composition is water-insoluble, is suitable for the release of different active substances and is notable for an improved release profile as compared with conventional dosing devices.01-01-2009
20090017086ANTI MICROBIAL SHEET PRODUCTS AND PREPARATION PROCESS - Anti-microbial sheet, and derived product like tile, in particular for medical application, includes a polymeric base including a support layer and an anti-microbial additive in a cover—or anti-microbial layer of significantly lower thickness as compared to the support. The anti-microbial layer is of a composition including the support material and the microbial additive. Effectiveness is increased by a relatively increased concentration of additive in the cover layer, while product cost is reduced due to minimising the active layer to a superficial thickness, typically in a range of 25 to 100 μm. Cost is further reduced by using known co-extrusion allowing further enhancement of the product here by addition of glass flakes, in particular solely to the support layer. Using co-extrusion enables continuous manufacture, reducing costs, by cutting the sheet material at exit into sheets, and allowing relatively increased thicknesses, up to 35 mm.01-15-2009
20090017085Self-supporting films for pharmaceutical and food use - Rapidly dissolving self-supporting films for food or pharmaceutical use comprising: a) a filmogenic substance consisting of a maltodextrin; b) a plasticiser; c) an active principle for food or pharmaceutical use, characterised in that said films are free of hydrocolloids.01-15-2009
20120141568FIBROUS SUBSTRATE WITH A SOLID HYPOHALITE PRECIPITATE FORMED THEREIN AND PROCESS OF MAKING - A cleaning substrate which comprises at least one layer of a solid hypohalite precipitate, wherein the hypohalite precipitate is formed in situ on the layer of substrate material. A process for making a fibrous cleaning substrate comprising the steps of: a) providing at least one layer of fibrous material; b) exposing the fibrous layer to an aqueous alkaline earth salt solution; c) treating the fibrous layer with a hypochlorite solution; d) allowing the aqueous alkaline earth salt solution combine with the hypochlorite solution to form a solid hypochlorite precipitate around the fibers in the fibrous material and a liquid phase, and e) removing at least 65% of the liquid phase from the fibrous substrate.06-07-2012
20090304763Insect Attractant Composition - This invention relates to a liquid insect attractant composition containing at least one C12-10-2009
20120141566Protein Stabilized Antimicrobial Composition Formed by Melt Processing - A method for forming an antimicrobial composition that includes mixing an antimicrobially active botanical oil (e.g., thymol, carvacrol, etc.) and protein within a melt blending device (e.g., extruder) is provided. Despite the problems normally associated with melt processing proteins, the present inventors have discovered that the processing conditions and components may be selectively controlled to allow for the formation of a stable, melt-processed composition that is able to exhibit good mechanical properties. For example, the extrusion temperature(s) and shear rate employed during melt blending are relatively low to help limit polypeptide dissociation, thereby minimizing the impact of aggregation and embrittlement. While the use of such low temperature/shear conditions often tend to reduce mixing efficiency, the present inventors have discovered that a carrier fluid may be employed to enhance the ability of the botanical oil to flow into the internal structure of the protein where it can be retained in a stable manner. The composition is also typically anhydrous and generally free of solvents. In this manner, the protein will not generally disperse before use and prematurely release the botanical oil.06-07-2012
20120141567Melt Processed Antimicrobial Composition - A method for forming a composition that includes mixing an antimicrobially active botanical oil (e.g., thymol, carvacrol, etc.) and a modified starch polymer within a melt blending device (e.g., extruder) is provided. Unlike the problems associated with proteins, the use of starch polymers allows for a greater degree of flexibility in the processing conditions and is still able to achieve good properties in the resulting composition. The present inventors have also discovered that a plasticizer may be employed to facilitate melt processing of the starch, as well as to enhance the ability of the botanical oil to flow into the internal structure of the starch where it can be retained in a stable manner. The composition is also typically generally free of solvents. In this manner, the starch will not generally disperse before use and prematurely release the botanical oil. Due to the water sensitivity of the modified starch, however, it may be subsequently dispersed by moisture when it is desired to release the botanical oil.06-07-2012
20120034288COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR ENHANCED ATTRACTION OF NOCTUID MOTHS - The invention provides compositions for attracting noctuid moths, which include at least one pheromone and at least one enhancer. The enhancer is a naturally-occurring phytochemical compound. The enhancer is preferably trans-2, cis-6-nonadienal. The invention also provides lures and traps containing the composition for attracting noctuid moths, and methods for attracting, capturing, killing or sterilizing noctuid moths using the composition.02-09-2012
20110117155PESTICIDE STRIPS FOR CONTROL OF MITES IN HONEYBEES - Pesticide strips used to control parasitic mites in honeybees. The pesticide strips are designed to have a lifetime or period of existence, after which the strip no longer exists in its original form. The strip breaks down, such as by disintegration, dissolving, decomposition, being eaten or carrier away, or otherwise degrading over time, so that at the end of the recommended lifetime, the strip is no longer in its original form. In most embodiments, at least 50% of the strip is no longer present, and in other embodiments at least 75% of the strip is no longer present. Preferably, at the end of the recommended lifetime, the strip no longer exists, at least the body of the strip that included the active ingredient. With this design, the strip does not provide extended low-dose pesticide that can be detrimental in treating the mites.05-19-2011
20110123588ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITES, FILMS, LABELSTOCKS AND LABELS - This invention relates to antimicrobial composites, films, labelstocks and labels. The antimicrobial composites comprise a mixture of (A) a terpolymer prepared from a mixture comprising (i) an olefin, (ii) at least one copolymerizable comonomer comprising ethylenically unsaturated organic acids or esters, vinyl esters of saturated carboxylic acids and mixtures of two or more thereof, and (iii) carbon monoxide, and (B) an antimicrobial composition which comprises at least one metal chlorite and at least one hydrophilic material capable of reacting with the metal chlorite when exposed to water. The composites which are described herein are useful in preparing films, labelstocks and labels which exhibit the desirable antimicrobial properties by providing a controlled release of chlorine dioxide gas over an extended period of time.05-26-2011
20110123587Antimicrobial protection for plastic structures - Disclosed is a composition and method for providing antimicrobial protection to plastic structures, such as plastic decking, planking, fencing, and panels. The method comprises applying a water-soluble biocide to the metal-containing structure, and converting the soluble biocide to a water-insoluble metal biocide salt that is adsorbed on the surface of, or into the porous structure of the plastic material. The slow release of the insoluble antimicrobial agent from the surface or from within the pores of said plastic structure provides antimicrobial protection for the plastic structure.05-26-2011
20110111001ACIDIC PROCESSES TO PREPARE ANTIMICROBIAL CONTACT LENSES - This invention relates to antimicrobial lenses containing metals and methods for their production.05-12-2011
20090035341COATING MATERIAL - The invention relates to an antimicrobial and preferably non-cytotoxic coating material and to use of said coating material.02-05-2009
20120034287Quaternary Ammonium Glycol Ether Disinfectant Wipes - A nonwoven absorbent wipe is impregnated with an antibacterial and antimicrobial composition comprising quaternary ammonium salts, glycol ethers, a surfactant and water. A method of preparation and a process for disinfecting hard surfaces with the wipe are provided.02-09-2012
20100143430Antimicrobial agents - An antimicrobial agent to kill microorganisms by enhancing the concentration of metal ions through use of compound containing a hydantoin ring in the presence of a liquid. The method includes the step of to enhancing the effectiveness of the biocidal component to lessen the need for a supplemental biocide wherein the antimicrobial agent may be in an active state i.e. liquid or an inactive state i.e. solid, tablet, powder, granular form or combinations thereof. The apparatus includes a dispenser containing an antimicrobial agent in either an active state or an inactive state with the antimicrobial agent comprising a compound containing a hydantoin ring and a source of biocidal metals ions for delivery of the antimicrobial agent to a site of microorganisms.06-10-2010
20110244013MICROPOROUS MATERIAL FROM ETHYLENE-CHLOROTRIFLUOROETHYLENE COPOLYMER AND METHOD FOR MAKING SAME - Microporous material having a spherulitic matrix made from ethylene chlorotrifluoroethylene copolymer has a plurality of pores having an average pore size greater than about 0.01 micrometer. The material is made by thermally induced phase separation (TIPS) process that includes melt mixing ethylene chlorotrifluoroethylene copolymer, diluent and nucleating agent to provide a melt mixed composition; shaping the melt mixed composition; cooling the shaped melt mixed composition to induce phase separation of the ethylene chlorotrifluoroethylene copolymer to provide a phase separated material; and stretching the phase separated material to provide the microporous material. The microporous material may be incorporated into articles and the articles may include one, two or more layers of microporous material.10-06-2011
20110244012FUNGICIDE, PHOTO CATALYTIC COMPOSITE MATERIAL, ADSORBENT, AND DEPURATIVE - Disclosed herein is a fungicide, including: a porous carbon material; and a silver member adhered to the porous carbon material, wherein a value of a specific surface area based on a nitrogen BET, namely10-06-2011
20100008962Hydrophilic Polyurethane Foam Articles Comprising an Antimicrobial Compound - Foamed polyurethane articles, such as a sponges, sheets, tapes or ribbons, blocks or other molded, extruded or cast article which foamed polyurethane articles exhibit an antimicrobial benefit and are particularly useful in the formation of cleaning articles. Processes for the manufacture of such cleaning articles based on hydrophilic polyurethane foams exhibit an antimicrobial benefit and their use are also described.01-14-2010
20110129512Antimicrobial Releasing Polymers - The present disclosure is directed to polymers having hydroxyl containing bioactive agents incorporated into the backbone of the polymer or attached thereto by pendant linkages. Hydroxyl containing bioactive agents which may be attached to these polymers include antimicrobial agents such as triclosan. The polymers may be utilized to form medical devices or coatings for such devices. The hydroxyl containing bioactive agent may be released from the polymer upon hydrolysis of the polymeric backbone or pendant linkage in vivo.06-02-2011
20100189756SHEET MATERIAL FOR ANTIMICROBIAL OR STERILIZING PURPOSES AND PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - To provide a material for antimicrobial or sterilizing purposes which can be used for people having delicate skin, such as babies, little children or the aged, without any trouble, which prevents viruses from acquiring tolerance, and which does not affect human bodies or foods. A sheet material for antimicrobial and/or sterilizing purposes having a surface having a plurality of indentations with a pore size of 1000 nm or less.07-29-2010
20100278890Use of Lignosulfonates in Suspo-emulsions for Producing Pesticide Compositions - Disclosed are compositions and methods related to powder and granular concentrate pesticide formulations. As disclosed, suspo-emulsions comprising pesticide actives may be prepared using a high purity, high molecular weight lignosulfonate as a stabilizer. The resulting suspo-emulsions may then be dried to obtain a powder or granular concentrate where the high molecular weight lignosulfonate acts as a solid matrix for the pesticide actives. The powder or granular concentrate formulations thus formed have high loading rates, good storage properties and are easily reconstituted when added to water.11-04-2010
20110150958CHLORHEXIDINE ACETATE ANTISEPTIC CLEANING AGENT - An antiseptic cleaning agent, generally, comprising chlorhexidine acetate and a solvent, such as an alcohol and/or water. The chlorhexidine acetate acts as a highly effective biocide. Additionally, the chlorhexidine acetate allows the cleaning agent to dry without leaving a tacky residue. Where the cleaning agent comprises one or more alcohols, the alcohols may comprise any suitable alcohols, including lower alcohols having from 1 to 6 carbon atoms, such as ethanol and isopropanol. Where the ratio of ethanol to isopropanol may be from between about 1:1000 to about 1000:1. In addition to chlorhexidine acetate, the cleaning agent optionally comprises another non-alcohol biocide, such as triclosan. The cleaning agent can be used in any suitable manner. For instance, the cleaning agent may be impregnated in an absorbent material, such as a towelette, swabstick, or gauze. Additionally, the absorbent material may comprise a positively charged or a non-ionic substance, such as polypropylene or polyester.06-23-2011
20120148651Articles Having Antimicrobial Properties And Methods of Manufacturing the Same - According to one embodiment, a coagulant comprising calcium nitrate and an antimicrobial agent is disclosed. The coagulant may be used in the molding process to releasably bond the substrate material to the mold and to bond to the antimicrobial to the substrate material.06-14-2012
20110256198INSECTICIDE-CONTAINING NETLIKE FABRIC - The present invention relates to an insecticide-containing fabric containing at least one embedded insecticidally active ingredient in the polymeric matrix and having excellent wash resistance, and also to the products produced from this fabric and to their use for protecting humans, animals and plants against arthropods, particularly for controlling insects.10-20-2011
20110045043SUSTAINED RELEASE MICROBIAL INSECT CONTROL COMPOSITION AND MEANS - Effective sustained release of microbial pesticides in aquatic environments can be achieved by the combination of buoyant particles with a particulate microbial active ingredient. The resulting materials in the form of a particulate have combined density of less than one. The materials are then dispersed into gypsum slurry that is poured into briquette molds, or made into granules or pellets of various sizes, to form a solid, sinking, pest control composition. Once applied in aquatic field sites, the surface of the matrix slowly dissolves, releasing many minute buoyant pesticide laden particles to the water surface over the life of the product. Once at the surface, the particulate microbial pesticide(s) release from the buoyant particles and are distributed throughout the water column to be ingested by susceptible immature filter feeding mosquitoes and pestiferous flies.02-24-2011
20100062032Doped Titanium Dioxide Coatings and Methods of Forming Doped Titanium Dioxide Coatings - Methods for forming doped titanium dioxide coatings are disclosed. Sol-gel compositions are prepared having at least one dopant, are formed on a substrate, and heated at a temperature sufficient to form a doped anatase titanium dioxide coating. Doped titanium dioxide coatings having at least one of improved antimicrobial properties, self-cleaning properties, hydrophilicity, and/or activation time are also disclosed. Substrates comprising such coatings are also disclosed.03-11-2010
20110150959WIPE WITH ODOUR CONTROL SUBSTANCE - A wipe, in particular a personal hygiene wipe such as a baby care, feminine hygiene care, incontinence care, hand care or foot care wipe, includes a composition including oxidized lipids as an odour control substance. The lipids are oxidized under controlled conditions to have a peroxide value of at least 20 meq/kg. The lipids are for example triglycerides of fatty acids.06-23-2011
20110256199MELT EXTRUSION ENCAPSULATION OF FLAVORS AND OTHER ENCAPSULATES IN A CARRIER CONTAINING SPICES AND HERBS - Active encapsulation compositions which are stable in the glassy state at ambient temperatures are prepared by melt extrusion of a ternary carrier blend comprising of 1) a food polymer, 2) a spice or herb, and 3) a low molecular weight sugar or polyol. Such glassy matrices are useful for the encapsulation of encapsulates, in particular, flavors and medications.10-20-2011
20080254083Dual action organic formulation to control two stages of insect pests - The present invention discloses systems and methods for controlling arthropod populations. The systems include a polymeric substrate, a semiochemical that is reactive upon an adult-stage arthropod, and an insecticide that is toxic to an immature-stage arthropod. The semiochemical may be a sex pheromone that disrupts mating behavior of the adult-stage arthropod. The insecticide may be a per os insecticide that only affects the immature-stage arthropod. The arthropod to be controlled may be gypsy moths, in which case the semiochemical may be disparlure and the insecticide may be spinosad. Further disclosed are methods for preparing systems for use in controlling arthropod populations.10-16-2008
20110165213Insecticidal Polymer Matrix Comprising HDPE and LDPE - An insecticidal polymer matrix containing HDPE (high density polyethylene), LDPE (low density polyethylene), preferably containing PBO (Piperonyl Butoxide) and DM (Deltamethrin), wherein the ratio of the contents of HDPE to LDPE is between 5 and 20 and most preferably between 8 and 10. The matrix is highly useful for bed nets against mosquitoes.07-07-2011
20100330139Substrate With Low Residue Cleaning Composition - The present invention relates to substrate loaded with a cleaning composition containing C8-C10 alkylpolyglucosides which have low filming and streaking when combined with C2-C4 alcohols. The cleaning composition may also comprises a C2 to C4 alcohol, a water-soluble organic acid and a glycerol. The cleaning composition may optionally comprise dyes, builders, fatty acids, fragrances, colorants, glycerol, anti-foaming agents, and preservatives. The nonwoven substrate material comprises unmodified and modified natural fibers. The nonwoven substrate material is at least 90% biodegradable under compost conditions. The substrate loaded with the cleaning composition is also at least 90% biodegradable under compost conditions.12-30-2010
20110135702SPORICIDAL COMPOSITION FOR CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE SPORES - A cleaning medium or formulation that contains a sporicidal composition is described. The composition includes about 0.1-20% weight/weight of a germinant agent, about 0.01-75% w/w of an antimicrobial agent, in terms of dry or wet total weight, and which is admixed with water to generate a solution with a pH of 3.5-9.5. The composition can help trigger the germination of spores, in particular 06-09-2011
20100166817PROCESS FOR PRODUCING POROUS POLYMER MASTERBATCH AND FIBER THEREOF HAVING ANTI-BACTERIAL AND ODOR ELIMINATING FUNCTIONS - A process for producing porous polymer masterbatch having anti-bacterial and odor eliminating functions, wherein said fiber contains materials such as porous natural mineral kieselguhr or active carbon, can absorb and eliminate odor such as stink of sweat and the like discharged from the human body, has functions of sterilization, anti-bacterial, anti-mold, and the like. Pores of the natural mineral kieselguhr or active carbon contain organic Chinese herbal medicine and inorganic anti-bacterial minerals, wherein all of such organic Chinese herbal medicine and inorganic anti-bacterial minerals have functions of anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and the like, can eliminate effectively odor or reduce substantially stink, and can be applied extensively on various fabrics, clothes and ornaments or other goods.07-01-2010
20090130161MATERIAL COMPOSITIONS FOR MICROBIAL AND CHEMICAL PROTECTION - An antimicrobial and chemical deactivating composition for use in a liquid medium or for incorporation into a coating, structural plastic materials, thin microporous membranes, textiles and sponges. The composition includes macrosize or submicron particles of silver, platinum with silver and their salts with parabens, oxide, salicylate, acetate, citrate, benzoate and phosphate along with copper and zinc salts of the same.05-21-2009
20110117158INHIBITION AND DISPERSION OF BACTERIAL BIOFILMS WITH IMIDAZOLE-TRIAZOLE DERIVATIVES - Disclosure is provided for imidazole-triazole derivative compounds that prevent, remove and/or inhibit the formation of biofilms, compositions comprising these compounds, devices comprising these compounds, and methods of using the same.05-19-2011
20110117157METHOD OF MANUFACTURE OF SUSTAINED-RELEASE FORMULATION COMPOSITION - The present invention offers a method of manufacture of sustained-release formulation composition which includes a step of spray drying a composition that contains (1) an active ingredient, (2) a resin ingredient, and (3) a solvent, using a spray dryer and controlling the exit temperature of the spray dryer, wherein solvent content in the composition after spray drying is 5 mass % or less, and the composition after the aforementioned spray drying does not substantially contain decomposed matter of the aforementioned active ingredient.05-19-2011
20110117156COMPOSITIONS AND ARTICLES CONTAINING AN ACTIVE LIQUID IN A POLYMERIC MATRIX AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME - Described herein are compositions and articles containing a polymeric matrix and an active liquid intermixed with at least a portion of the polymeric matrix. Methods of making and using the compositions and articles are also described herein.05-19-2011
20120039975NANOCOMPOSITE MATERIALS HAVING ELECTROMAGNETIC-RADIATION BARRIER PROPERTIES AND PROCESS FOR OBTAINMENT THEREOF - Nanocomposite materials having electromagnetic-radiation barrier properties comprising layered nanoadditives with or without organic and/or inorganic surface modification; and a polymeric matrix, process for obtainment thereof and use of said nanocomposite materials in applications of packaging, greenhouse films, coatings, etc.02-16-2012
20100015192HYDROCOLLOID CARRIER BEADS WITH INERT FILLER MATERIAL - This invention discloses carrier beads comprising a hydrocolloid polymer comprising at least one inert filler material, wherein the at least one filler material provides improved properties including increased mechanical strength and/or reduced porosity relative to a bead without said at least one filler. The beads are useful per se or for delivery of active agents. Methods for preparation of the beads and the uses thereof are described particularly for controlling the rate of release an active agent from said bead.01-21-2010
20090068241DEPOSITION OF METALS ONTO NANOTUBE TRANSPARENT CONDUCTORS - This invention is directed to compositions and methods of incorporating metal particles into carbon nanotube films, sheets, and networks. Metal salts that are soluble in water, alcohol, polar organic solvents, and mixtures thereof are used to deposit metal particles onto carbon nanotube films, sheets, and networks. Metal salts increase conductance of nanotube films by spontaneously depositing gold on the nanotube. The concentration and time of exposure to metal salt solution allows the tuning of conductivity and transparency for a transparent carbon nanotube network. Metal salts added to nanotube ink add functional properties of the metal to nanotube conductors.03-12-2009
20090291110One swipe anti-bacteria disposable toilet seat wipe - An improved anti-bacteria wipe for cleansing and drying toilet seats in public restrooms that is biodegradable and destroys germs and bacteria on contact. The wipe is comprised of four layers. The sealing first layer in conjunction with the third layer contains the moisture of the second layer. The pre-moistened second layer is infused with a quick drying anti-bacteria solution that kills germs and bacteria on contact. The third layer is an ultra thin biodegradable plastic to prevent seepage between the second and fourth layers. The fourth layer is a dry absorbent material used to remove any remaining moisture from the toilet seat. The wipe is sealed in an outer pouch to maximize shelf life. The biodegradable wipe can easily and safely be disposed of following use with reduced environmental impact.11-26-2009
20090041820Functional polymer compositions - Functional polymer compositions and methods of forming such compositions are provided. The functional polymer compositions include at least 50 wt % of one or more polymer components; from 0.1 to 50 wt % of one or more fluids; and from 1 to 50 wt % of one or more active substrates. The combination of one or more fluids and one or more active substrates provides an article from such polymer composition with one or more special functional effects selected from moisturizing, anti-bacterial, disinfecting, anti-viral, anti-mildew, anti-mold, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, moisture/odor absorbing, fragrancing, insect repelling, anti-static and combinations thereof. The one or more fluids and one or more active substrates are released to the surface of polymer based articles. The functional polymer compositions are suitable for a wide range of end use applications including woven and non-woven fabrics.02-12-2009
20120039974Quaternary Ammonium Caprylyl Glycol Disinfectant Wipes - A disinfectant wipe and disinfectant composition which exhibits exceptional antimicrobial activities as a result of the synergistic combination of a quaternary ammonium salts and 1,2-alkandiol is provided. The wipe is pre-impregnated with a disinfectant composition which comprises a quaternary ammonium salt, a 1,2-alkanediol with 5-10 carbon atoms, a glycol ether, a surfactant, a pH regulating agent, and water, and optionally alcohol. A method of preparation and a process for disinfecting a surface with the wipe composition are also provided.02-16-2012
20100272769Virus-, Bacteria-, and Fungi-Interacting Layered Phyllosilicates and Methods of Use - Layered phyllosilicates are useful for adsorbing and/or binding to and, thereby, inactivating viruses, bacteria and fungi. Accordingly, provided herein are methods of inactivating a virus, bacteria or fungus and methods of treating a viral, bacterial or fungal infection. Methods of delivering a therapeutic agent to a mammalian subject and methods of inactivating a virus in the gastrointestinal tract of an animal are also provided.10-28-2010
20080220036Antimicrobial Packaging Material - An antimicrobial packaging material for food stuffs containing from 0.05% to 1.5% by weight of a natural essential oil. The oil can be selected from primarily linalool and/or methylchavicol, but also from one or more of citral, geraniol, methyl cinnamate, methyl eugenol, 1,8-cineole, trans-a-bergamotene, carvacrol and thymol blended with one or more polymers selected from ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer, polyacrylates, including ethyl acrylate methyl methacrylate copolymers, lonomers, nylons and other hydrophilic polymers or polymers possessing functional groups capable of partially anchoring the additives and the blender mix is coated onto the food contact face of a food grade packaging film or incorporated into a food grade packaging film. A binding agent such as polyethylene glycol is added to the blend to improve the retention of the volatile oil in the polymer during processing. This material has no regulatory limitations and, at the referred concentrations, does not form detectable off-flavours.09-11-2008
20090324666METHODS FOR MAKING ANTIMICROBIAL RESINS - Methods for making antimicrobial resins and for forming coatings comprising antimicrobial resins on substrate surfaces are disclosed. The methods involve providing a mixture comprising about 15 weight % to about 80 weight % of a hydrophilic acrylic oligomer, about 10 weight % to about 80 weight % of a multifunctional acrylic monomer, about 5 weight % to about 40 weight % of an adhesion-promoting acrylic or vinyl monomer, and about 0.1 weight % to about 15 weight % of a metal salt; and exposing the mixture to a radiation source to cure at least a portion of the mixture, thereby forming an antimicrobial resin.12-31-2009
20130011458ANTI-VIRUS HYDROPHILIC POLYMERIC MATERIAL - The invention provides a method for imparting antiviral properties to a hydrophilic polymeric material comprising preparing a hydrophilic polymeric slurry, dispersing an ionic copper powder mixture containing cuprous oxide and cupric oxide in said slurry and then extruding or molding said slurry to form a hydrophilic polymeric material, wherein water-insoluble particles that release both Cu01-10-2013
20120015018Mixed antibacterial glass - There is provided a mixed antibacterial glass which stably controls the silver ion elution amount from the antibacterial glass into the drain water in an air conditioning system, thereby effectively preventing the occurrence of microorganisms in the drain water.01-19-2012
20090317434Preparation method for antibacterial nanocomposite fiber materials containing organic intermediates or free-radical scavengers - The invention relates to a novel preparation method for antibacterial nano metal composite fiber materials containing organic intermediate or free radical scavengers. The technology for the invention mainly uses γ-ray radiation to a solution mixture containing PAA (polyacrylic acid intermediate) or IPA (Isopropyl alcohol free radical scavenger) and silver nitrate solution to induce crosslinking or grafting on Nylon or PET fiber surface and produce nanocomposite fiber products with excellent antibacterial ability. The main reaction mechanism is through PAA or IPA as additives to assist silver particles in adhering firmly onto Nylon or PET fiber surface. With good thermal stability and chemical stability silver is considered as an excellent inorganic antibacterial agent. It can easily react with enzyme-protein molecules in bacteria and achieve sterilization effect by destructing cell surface and killing the bacteria. The antibacterial testing report indicates Nylon and PET fibers containing nano silver have excellent antibacterial ability. The invented product can be used for functional textiles for medical applications, personal products and manufacturing environment.12-24-2009
20120058168Animal Attractant - Disclosed herein are compositions and methods useful for attracting animals to a site determined by the user of the compositions and method disclosed herein. Disclosed are compositions that contain an absorbent material and an animal attractant. The animal attractant may be in the form of a liquid and may have a urine scent, a food scent, or a combination thereof.03-08-2012
20120156275Process for coating an active ingredient with a urea-formaldehyde polymer - The present invention relates to novel urea-formaldehyde polymers coated with an active ingredient, a method of making the same, and their use.06-21-2012
20120207806Multi-purpose dental appliance cleaner - A safe and effective antimicrobial composition for conveniently cleaning dental appliances like athletic mouth guards, night guards, orthodontic retainers and Invisalign-style braces, and teeth whitening trays of harmful germs, bacteria, molds, odors, and stains. Such composition comprises a plant-based anti-microbial extract like grapefruit seed extract in combination with a cleaning agent without the need for additional ascorbic acid or metal cation-based antibacterial agents. The cleaning composition can be delivered to the dental appliance as a rinse, wet wipe towelette, or spray for removing a wide variety of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria and other microorganisms from the dental appliance.08-16-2012
20120207807INSECTICIDE FORMULATIONS - Insecticide formulations having improved chemical and physical stability and related methods are disclosed. The insecticide formulations may include a plurality of microcapsules, each including at least one organophosphate insecticide (e.g., chlorpyrifos-methyl) at least partially surrounded by a polymer shell. The insecticide formulations may be used to control insect populations by singular or periodic applications. The microcapsule polymer shell of the insecticide formulations may be formed by combining a cross-linking amine and a hydrophobic monomer (e.g., an isocyanate) at a molar ratio of amine to isocyanate groups of less than about 1:1.08-16-2012
20100021514INFECTION-RESISTANT POLYURETHANE FOAMS, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME AND USE THEREOF IN ANTISEPTIC WOUND DRESSINGS - The present invention describes microbicidal hydrophilic polyurethane foams endowed with polyhexamethylenebiguanide (PHMB) and/or its hydrochloride and also a superabsorbent, wound contact materials obtainable therefrom and processes for producing the therapeutically endowed polyurethane foams and the wound contact materials obtainable therefrom.01-28-2010
20110091514QUATERNARY OXIDES AND CATALYSTS CONTAINING QUATERNARY OXIDES - A quaternary oxide includes a dopant metal, a dopant nonmetal, titanium, and oxygen. The atomic ratio of titanium, oxygen and dopant nonmetal may be 1:0.5-1.99:0.01-1.5. Quaternary oxides may be used in catalytic compositions, in coatings for disinfecting surfaces and in coatings for self-cleaning surfaces. A method of making a quaternary oxide includes combining ingredients including a titanium source, a dopant nonmetal source, a dopant metal salt, and a polar organic solvent to form a reaction mixture; and heating the reaction mixture.04-21-2011
20110091515DRUG-ELUTING MEDICAL DEVICES - Composite structures composed of a device as a core structure, being a medical device or article, and a porous polymeric coat and designed capable of encapsulating bioactive agents while retaining the activity of these agents are disclosed. Further disclosed are processes of preparing such composite structures.04-21-2011
20090068242INSECTICIDAL CARBAMATES EXHIBITING SPECIES-SELECTIVE INHIBITION OF ACETYLCHOLINESTERASE (AChE) - The present invention includes insecticidal carbamates that are useful, for example, for the control of insects, such as mosquitoes, which can be used in applications where exposure to and/or contact with humans is likely. The insecticides of the present invention include phenyl N-methyl carbamates and compositions comprising them that exhibit species-selective inhibition of acetylcholinesterase (AChE) and are preferably toxic to mosquitoes but not humans. Of particular interest are compounds of Formula (I) and Formula (II):03-12-2009
20100092531TEXTILE IMPLANT OF SHEATH-CORE CONSTRUCTION AND METHOD OF FORMING IT - A textile implant includes at least one thread having a polymeric core and a polymeric sheath which surrounds the polymeric core at least partly, wherein the sheath includes a composition including at least one silica-supported antimicrobial active agent.04-15-2010
20120121680ANIMAL REPELLING DEICER - Deicing products designed to deter ungulates are provided, along with methods of using those products to treat iced surfaces. The deicing product comprises a mixture of a deicer along with an ungulate repellent. The repellent can repel based on conditioned avoidance, fear, chemical irritation, and/or bad taste. The deicer can be a salt or a deicer solution. The invention is useful for deterring any ungulate that might be attracted to a component of the deicing product (e.g., the salt), but it is particularly useful for deterring deer.05-17-2012
20100247592PROCESS FOR LIMITING THE GROWTH OF MICROORGANISMS - A process for limiting the growth of microorganisms comprises (a) providing an antimicrobial agent comprising fine-nanoscale gold on a support medium comprising nanoparticulate titania, the fine-nanoscale gold having been deposited on the support medium by physical vapor deposition; and (b) contacting at least one microorganism with the antimicrobial agent.09-30-2010
20120164205COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR CONTROL OF INSECT INFESTATIONS IN PLANTS - The present invention is directed to controlling pest infestation by inhibiting one or more biological functions in an invertebrate pest. The invention discloses methods and compositions for use in controlling pest infestation by feeding one or more different recombinant double stranded RNA molecules to the pest in order to achieve a reduction in pest infestation through suppression of gene expression. The invention is also directed to methods for making transgenic plants that express the double stranded RNA molecules, and to particular combinations of transgenic pesticidal agents for use in protecting plants from pest infestation.06-28-2012
20120171271ANTIMICROBIAL MATERIAL FOR WATER STERILIZATION - The present invention relates to an antimicrobial material consisting of particles comprising an antimicrobial agent (A) and a carrier (B), wherein: the antimicrobial material is a granular material; at least 90% w/w of the particles have a particle size in the range of from 1.0 mm up to and including 8.0 mm measured according to the method DIN 66165-1/-2; at least 90% w/w of the particles have an aspect ratio R, equal to or lower than 8; the antimicrobial agent (A) comprises elemental silver nanoparticles; the antimicrobial agent (A) is present in an amount in the range of from 0.001% w/w up to and including 2% w/w on antimicrobial material; the carrier (B) is a polymer comprising a polyamide; the carrier (B) is present in an amount in the range of from 98% w/w up to and including 99.999% w/w on antimicrobial material. The invention further relates to an article comprising the granular antimicrobial material, a device comprising the granular antimicrobial material or the article. The invention also relates to a process for preparing the granular antimicrobial material and use of the granular antimicrobial material or an article or a device comprising the granular antimicrobial material in water treatment systems/appliances, water filters, swimming pools, whirlpools, water supply containers, water storage and for treatment of drinking water.07-05-2012
20120171270DUAL ACTION ORGANIC FORMULATION TO CONTROL TWO STAGES OF INSECT PESTS - The present invention discloses systems and methods for controlling arthropod populations. The systems include a polymeric substrate, a semiochemical that is reactive upon an adult-stage arthropod, and an insecticide that is toxic to an immature-stage arthropod. The semiochemical may be a sex pheromone that disrupts mating behavior of the adult-stage arthropod. The insecticide may be a per os insecticide that only affects the immature-stage arthropod. The arthropod to be controlled may be gypsy moths, in which case the semiochemical may be disparlure and the insecticide may be spinosad. Further disclosed are methods for preparing systems for use in controlling arthropod populations.07-05-2012
20120171269Anti-microbial articles for land vehicles, aircraft and marine craft, and method of manufacturing and using same - Nanoparticles such as nanosilver or nanocopper are used for the construct of anti-microbial articles and accessories for vehicles, trains, and/or airplanes. The anti-microbial articles include a distal section, proximal section and a primary section. The primary section further comprises nanosilver or nanocopper. In one embodiment the nanoparticles comprise a plurality of nanosilver fibers braided, woven or otherwise interwoven to form at least a portion of the primary section. Alternatively, the nanosilver is comprised of a coating over the primary section. The entire article may include the nanosilver composite. The anti-microbial article for vehicles, train, and/or airplanes includes steering wheels, steering wheel covers, gear shifts, gear shift covers, head rests, head rest covers, seats, seat covers, infant seats, infant seat covers, rugs or mats, neck pillows, door handles, door handle covers and travel blankets. Advantageously, the antimicrobial article provides a sanitary environment that kills bacteria and retards bacteria growth.07-05-2012
20090148484STABLY-DISPERSING COMPOSITE OF METAL NANOPARTICLE AND INORGANIC CLAY AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A stably-dispersed composite of metal nanoparticles and inorganic clay and a method for producing the composite, in which interlayered charges of the clay are replaced with the metal ions, which are then reduced to metal particles by a reducing agent. The metal particles will not aggregate together and can be stably uniformly dispersed with particle sizes smaller than conventional metal nanoparticles, and therefore have better antibiotic effect, catalytic ability and other advantages. Antibacterials in a solvent containing 0.01 wt % or more of the metal nanoparticles and inorganic clay are prepared and confirmed to be effective.06-11-2009
20120219610Bar Compositions Comprising Platelet Zinc Pyrithione - Antimicrobial bar compositions can include, for example, from about 0.1% to about 35%, by weight of the antimicrobial bar composition, of water; from about 45% to about 99%, by weight of the antimicrobial bar composition, of soap; and from about 0.01% to about 5%, by weight of the antimicrobial bar composition, of platelet zinc pyrithione (“platelet ZPT”). The platelet ZPT includes a median particle diameter of about 2 microns to about 3 microns, a mean particle diameter of about 3 microns to about 4 microns, and a thickness of about 0.6 microns to about 15 microns.08-30-2012
20100021515NOVEL COMPOSITIONS OF FUNGAL INOCULA, METHOD FOR THE PREPARATION THEREOF, AND USE THEREOF FOR IMPROVING THE GROWTH OF CULTURES - This invention relates to novel compositions of fungal inocula, method for the preparation thereof, and use thereof for improving the growth of cultures.01-28-2010
20100047302ANTIMICROBIAL FOOD PACKAGING - The present invention relates to a single or multi layered food packaging on the basis of plastics wherein the layer or at least one of the layers comprises at least one metal with antimicrobial activity and wherein at least part of the metal with antimicrobial activity is present in finely divided metallic form and the remaining part is present in form of a salt.02-25-2010
20110097371Process Of Making A Stable Aqueous Dispersion Of Concentrated, Finely Divided Particles Of A Biocide - This invention provides a process of making a stable aqueous dispersion including concentrated, finely divided particles of a water insoluble biocide active, which comprises grinding the biocide in water in the presence of a non-ionic polymeric dispersant and optionally a co-dispersant, and compositions prepared by this process.04-28-2011
20090060967Antimicrobial fiber and method for producing the same thereof - An object of the present invention is to provide an antimicrobial fiber having a diameter of approximately 10 to 30 μm that is superior in surface smoothness, transparency, and others, and a method for producing the same thereof. Provided is an antimicrobial fiber, comprising a transparent resin, an antimicrobial glass, and inorganic particles as a dispersant of the antimicrobial glass, wherein a diameter of the antimicrobial fiber is in the range of 10 to 30 μm, an average particle size of the antimicrobial glass is in the range of 0.1 to 10 μm, an addition quantity of the antimicrobial glass is in the range of 0.1 to 10% by weight with respect to the total weight, an average particle size of the inorganic particles is in the range of 1 to 15 μm, and an addition quantity of the inorganic particles is in the range of 0.1 to 50 parts by weight with respect to 100 parts by weight of the addition quantity of the antimicrobial glass.03-05-2009
20120263772Pesticide Strips for Control of Mites in Honeybees - Pesticide strips used to control parasitic mites in honeybees. The pesticide strips are designed to have a lifetime or period of existence, after which the strip no longer exists in its original form. The strip breaks down, such as by disintegration, dissolving, decomposition, being eaten or carrier away, or otherwise degrading over time, so that at the end of the recommended lifetime, the strip is no longer in its original form. In most embodiments, at least 50% of the strip is no longer present, and in other embodiments at least 75% of the strip is no longer present. Preferably, at the end of the recommended lifetime, the strip no longer exists, at least the body of the strip that included the active ingredient. With this design, the strip does not provide extended low-dose pesticide that can be detrimental in treating the mites.10-18-2012
20120258157Process for the Treatment of Synthetic Textiles with Cationic Biocides - A process for the treatment of a synthetic textile (T) with a cationic biocide (B) and at least one anionic polymer (P) which comprises the step of treating the synthetic textile with an aqueous composition containing the cationic biocide (B) in a concentration (c1) and containing the anionic polymer (P) in a concentration (c2), wherein the concentrations (c1) and (c2) are selected so that the ratio (R) of negative charges of the anionic polymer (P) to the positive charges of the cationic biocide (B) is between 10:1 and 1:1, leads to textiles with long term biocide activity.10-11-2012
20120258156SHAPED COMPOSITIONS FOR UNIFORM DELIVERY OF A FUNCTIONAL AGENT - Shaped compositions are provided for use in delivering a substantially uniform concentration of a functional agent (e.g., an antimicrobial sanitizing agent) to a flowing stream of water. The composition may be shaped and sized to be inserted into a device configured to be attached over the end of a faucet. The shaped composition may include at least two different regions (e.g., layers). A dissolvable region includes a functional agent (e.g., an anti-microbial sanitizing agent). A substantially non-dissolvable region is disposed adjacent to the dissolvable region (e.g., adjacent the bottom surface) so as to cover a bottom surface of the dissolvable region. The geometry of the shaped composition, as well as the presence of the substantially non-dissolvable region aids in providing a substantially uniform concentration of functional agent throughout the life of the dissolvable region.10-11-2012
20110123589THREE-DIMENSIONAL NANOCOMPOSITE MATERIALS CONSISTING OF A POLYSACCHARIDIC MATRIX AND METALLIC NANOPARTICLES, PREPARATION AND USE THEREOF - In the present invention nanocomposite materials in form of three-dimensional structure formed by a polymeric matrix consisting of a polysaccharidic composition of neutral or anionic polysaccharides and a branched cationic polysaccharides, in which metallic nanoparticles are uniformly dispersed and stabilized, are described. Using appropriate techniques of gelification or by means of an appropriate dehydration, the nanocomposite materials are three-dimensional matrices having different shapes in hydrated form as hydrogels, or in non-hydrated form. These nanocomposite materials have a broad-spectrum of strong bactericidal activity, but do not show any cytotoxicity. The particular antibacterial properties associated with metallic particle nano-scale and the presence of biological signals on the polymeric chains along with the lack of cytotoxicity may be exploited in developing new-generation biomaterials provided with antimicrobial properties and for many other applications in biomedical, pharmaceutical and food field.05-26-2011
20110236453TREATMENT OF BIOFILMS - The present invention relates to a peptide or peptidomimetic for use in the treatment of a biofilm-associated infection in a subject, wherein said peptide or peptidomimetic a) carries a net positive charge, b) is 1 to 6 amino acids in length or is an equivalently sized peptidomimetic; and c) is amphipathic in nature, having one or more lipophilic groups, one of said lipophilic groups comprising at least 7 non-hydrogen atoms.09-29-2011
20120321688USE OF GLEDITSIA SAPONINS FOR CONTROLLING MOLLUSC PESTS - Method of using saponins from at least one plant of the 12-20-2012
20120321689ANTIBACTERIAL RESIN COMPOSITION DERIVED FROM A MASTERBATCH, ANTIBACTERIAL FIBER, ANTIBACTERIAL FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE ANTIBACTERIAL RESIN COMPOSITION DERIVED FROM A MASTER BATCH - The present invention relates to an antibacterial resin composition derived from a master batch, an antibacterial fiber, an antibacterial film, and a producing method of an antibacterial resin composition therefrom, comprising a polyethylene terephthalate resin as the component (A), and a polybutylene terephthalate resin as the component (B), an antibacterial glass which elutes silver ions as a component (C), which is characterized by having a composition formulated below. 12-20-2012
20120282315COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR MAKING ANIMAL ATTRACTANT AND METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DEPLOYING ANIMAL ATTRACTANT - The present invention provides a method for making a storable and deployable game attractant and the resulting composition. Ground animal bone creates a base bone powder that is processed into a storable and deployable attractant product that may be transported to a location and deployed for attracting game animals. The attractant product may be combined with at least one of the group consisting of a talc-based substance, a gland powder, and any other animal attractant. The attractant product may be applied to one of a group consisting of wicks, scent pads, and wafers. The attractant product may include a cover scent adapted to cover the scent of a human and/or a burn promoting substance to promote deployment of the attractant product. The attractant product may be processed into a form from the group consisting of a solid, a powder, a liquid, a gel, and a paste.11-08-2012
20100215707ACTIVATED CREATININE AND PRECURSORS THEREOF AS ANTIBACTERIAL AGENTS, COMPOSITIONS AND PRODUCTS CONTAINING SUCH AGENTS AND USES THEREOF - Creatinine, creatinine precursors or the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof are activated to function as an antibacterial agent which has broad spectrum activity and is beneficially used in a variety of applications, such as antimicrobial wound dressings, compositions for topical delivery of the antibacterial agent and for preventing and/or inhibiting the occurrence or spread of bacterial infection, as well as the growth of odor-causing bacteria, to name a few.08-26-2010
20100203098Dust Composition for Combating Insects - The present invention relates to a dust composition comprising at least one insecticide selected from GABA antagonists and at least one organic carrier selected from celluloses and cellulose derivatives. The invention further relates to the use of the dust composition for combating insects and to a method for controlling insects by bringing them, their food supply or their habitat, or the materials, soils, surfaces or spaces to be protected from insect attack or infestation into contact with the dust composition. The invention also relates to a method for protecting wood material from termite attack or infestation by bringing the wood material to be protected or a soil, surface or space near the wood material to be protected into contact with the dust composition.08-12-2010
20130011459Composite for Controleed Release of Small Molecules in Aquatic Environments - A composite material formulated for slow release of a small molecule in seawater includes a porous inorganic oxide framework and micelles embedded within the pores of the framework. The micelles include a surfactant and a small molecule, the surfactant being present in the composite material at no more than 80 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight inorganic oxide, the composite material being stable in seawater for releasing the small molecule over at least 20 days.01-10-2013
20110159063Method of Cleaning Using An Anti-Microbial Nonwoven Wipe - The present invention is directed to a method of cleaning a hard surface with a nonwoven anti-microbial hard surface wipe, and more specifically to an anti-microbial hard surface wipe that more readily releases a disinfectant or anti-microbial agent, that includes coating a nonwoven wipe having a fibrous nonwoven substrate with a non-ionic and cationic binder mixture to provide a first coated nonwoven wipe, coating the first coated nonwoven wipe with a cationic dual quaternary ammonia anti-microbial agent to provide a second coated nonwoven wipe, providing a water source, and introducing the second coated nonwoven wipe to the water source wherein the cationic dual quaternary ammonia anti-microbial agent is readily released upon the second coated nonwoven wipe being introduced to the water source.06-30-2011
20130022657EMBEDDED BIOCIDE - A phosphonium compound embedded in a matrix substrate wherein the phosphonium compound is selected from a group consisting of tris (hydroxyorgano) phosphine (THP), a THP01-24-2013
20130022658DEPOSITING MATERIAL WITH ANTIMICROBIAL PROPERTIES ON PERMEABLE SUBSTRATE USING ATOMIC LAYER DEPOSITION - Embodiments relate to depositing a layer of antimicrobial material such as silver on a permeable substrate using atomic layer deposition (ALD). A deposition device includes two injectors that inject source precursor, reactant precursor, purge gas or a combination thereof onto the permeable substrate that passes between the injectors. Part of the gas injected by an injector penetrates the permeable substrate and is discharged by the other injector. The remaining gas injected by the injector moves in parallel to the surface of the permeable substrate and is discharged via an exhaust portion formed on the same injector. While penetrating the substrate or moving in parallel to the surface, the source precursor or the reactant precursor becomes absorbed on the substrate or react with precursor already present on the substrate to deposit the antimicrobial material on the substrate.01-24-2013
20130171227SANITARY AGENT COVERED BY A FILM - A sanitary agent for treatment of a sanitary appliance includes a solid or semi-solid active body, designed to adhere to a wall of the sanitary appliance and including a treatment compound having at least an active element for treatment of the sanitary appliance. The body has an external surface thereof covered by a water-soluble film. In this way, the sanitary agent can be manipulated by hand for application thereof to a moist ceramic wall of a sanitary appliance to be treated, without the user's hands entering into contact with the components of the sanitary agent itself. Furthermore, any undesired loss of the components of the sanitary agent is avoided; these can be due to deformation of the sanitary agents before use thereof, displacements thereof and/or any dripping. A method for applying the sanitary agent for deterging, disinfecting and/or perfuming the sanitary appliance is also provided.07-04-2013
20130171228ANTI-MICROBIAL METAL ORGANIC FRAMEWORK - The present invention relates to metal organic framework materials which possess anti-microbial properties. The present invention also provides methods of preparing such metal organic framework materials and uses of the metal organic framework materials to prevent or treat microbial infections, or provide surfaces which limit contamination by micro-organisms.07-04-2013
20130177620NON-VISIBLE ACTIVATED CARBON IN ABSORBENT MATERIALS - The present invention teaches an absorbent material with powdered activated carbon which is substantially light-colored without using color masking agents or hiding. This invention addresses the need in the field for an absorbent material with improved odor-controlling properties, that maintains such properties for longer periods of time and where the absorbent material maintains a light-colored appearance without the addition of color-masking agents. Suitable methods for creating the absorbent materials include a pan agglomeration process, a high shear agglomeration process, a low shear agglomeration process, a high pressure agglomeration process, a low pressure agglomeration process, a rotary drum agglomeration process, a pan agglomeration process, a roll press compaction process, a pin mixer process, a dry blending process, a spray coating process, an extrusion process, a pelletizing process and a fluid bed process.07-11-2013
20130095163FOAMING FORMULATIONS AND CLEANSING PRODUCTS INCLUDING SILICONE POLYESTERS - Foaming formulations including silicone polyesters are disclosed. These foaming formulations are useful as cleansing formulations such as used in liquid hand cleansers and wet wipes. The foaming formulations provide improved aesthetic properties and foaming appearance, while maintaining high antimicrobial capacity.04-18-2013
20130115262SUBSTRATE HAVING AN ELECTRON DONATING SURFACE WITH METAL PARTICLES COMPRISING PALLADIUM ON SAID SURFACE - A substrate with an electron donating surface, characterized in having metal particles on said surface, said metal particles having palladium and at least one metal selected from gold, ruthenium, rhodium, osmium, iridium, or platinum, wherein the amount of said metal particles is from about 0.001 to about 8 μg/cm05-09-2013
20130101655CONTROL OF ARTHROPODS IN ANIMAL ENVIRONMENTS - A composite particle comprises i) an hydrophobic particle that adheres to the cuticle of one or more species of animal infesting arthropod; and ii) at least one organic chemical compound admixed therewith, wherein the said organic chemical is capable of controlling the population of at least one animal infesting arthropod species. Experiments proved the efficacy of the particle, for example in powder form, in relation to a variety of arthropods, for example red poultry mites.04-25-2013
20130129804BAIT FORMULATIONS FOR CONTROLLING SLUGS AND SNAILS - The invention relates to bait formulations comprising at least one iron salt, at least one component selected from among methyl glycine-N,N-diacetic acid, glutamine-N,N-diacetic acid, and the alkali metal, alkaline earth metal and ammonium salts thereof; and at least one starch-containing component. The invention also relates to the use of said bait formulation for controlling terrestrial slugs and snails and to a method for controlling terrestrial slugs and snails using the bait formulation of the invention.05-23-2013
20130156838NOVEL BIOCIDE COMPOSITION - The present invention relates to a novel biocide composition for use in gravity fed water purification devices and suitable for purifying water for drinking purposes and a process for preparing the novel biocide composition. The biocide tablet composition comprises one or more halogenated 5, 5-dialkylhydantoin compound; a chlorine biocide compound selected from trichloroisocyanuric acid (TCCA) or sodium dichloroisocyanurate (NaDCC) or mixtures thereof; 0.1-1.0% water soluble boron containing compound; wherein the ratio between the halogenated 5, 5-dialkylhydantoin compound and chlorine biocide compound is in the range 85:15 to 65:35 and the average particle size of the halogenated 5, 5-dialkylhydantoin compound and chlorine biocide compound is in the range 400 to1200 microns.06-20-2013
20120276183ABSORBENT MATERIAL - An absorbent product intended particularly for use as a wound dressing comprises an admixture of carboxymethyl chitosan and chitosan wherein the chitosan incorporates at least one antimicrobial agent. Absorbency is provided by the carboxymethyl chitosan and antimicrobial properties by the antimicrobial agent incorporated in the chitosan.11-01-2012
20100297206Antimicrobial Upconversion System - Antimicrobial articles, systems, and methods may be used for killing, inactivating, and/or inhibiting microorganisms. The antimicrobial articles and systems utilize up-conversion luminescence wherein a phosphor or luminescent material is capable of absorbing visible, infrared light, or longer wavelength radiation and emitting antimicrobial ultraviolet radiation via upconversion thus inhibiting the growth of, inhibiting the reproduction of or killing or otherwise inactivating microorganisms such as, but not limited to, spores, bacteria, fungi, mildew, mold, and algae. Embodiments of the antimicrobial article or system may comprise such a luminescent material and thus will have antimicrobial activity when exposed to natural or artificial light.11-25-2010
20110274736METHODS FOR PRODUCING SILVER NANOPARTICLES - Methods for producing silver nanoparticles are described. In one aspect, a liquid solution is prepared that contains phenazine-1-carboxylic acid. Silver metal salt is added to the solution to produce multiple silver nanoparticles.11-10-2011
20130156837CONTROL OF ARTHROPOD INFESTATION USING PARTICLES COMPRISING AN ENTOMOPATHOGEN AND WAX - Composite particles containing hydrophobic particles and spores of an entomopathogenic fungus that are capable of germinating on the cuticle of a grain storage arthropod, dry powder compositions comprising such composite particles, methods of producing such compositions and methods and uses thereof.06-20-2013
20130095162Adhesive insect repellent strip - An adhesive insect repellent strip that provides a practical, effective, safer way to use plant-derived and synthetic chemical insect repellents, comprising an absorbent material layer affixed with polyurethane to an adhesive-backed foam mounting layer. An aluminum foil layer, secured between the polyurethane and adhesive-backed foam mounting layer, serves a unique dual function as a barrier to protect the adhesive properties of the mounting layer below, and as a hermetic packaging wrapper to encompass the entire strip after saturation with repellent. The adhesive insect repellent strip is self contained, durable and flexible, may be cut to size, affixes to most clean, dry surfaces without the insect repellent coming into contact with the wearer's skin or the surface where attached, can be resaturated for extended use, and is easily removed without leaving residue when no longer effective or desired.04-18-2013
20110311602TRANSDERMAL VENOUS ACCESS LOCKING SOLUTIONS - Microbial growth inhibiting solutions and methods of employing the microbial growth inhibiting solutions in flushing and coating medical devices are disclosed. In alternative embodiments, the microbial growth inhibiting solutions include combinations of a chelating agent with a C12-22-2011
20110311601ANTIMICROBIAL MEDICAL DEVICES - A medical device having a silane surface comprising an antimicrobial peptide exhibiting a complex tertiary structure, wherein the antimicrobial peptide is attached to the silane surface via reversible interaction.12-22-2011
20110311600ANTI-BACTERIAL CLEANING COMPOSITION - The present invention is directed to a multi-surface cleaning composition having an anti-bacterial ingredient for cleaning furniture surfaces. The anti-bacterial cleaning component includes a quaternary ammonium chloride compound or combinations thereof. The composition further includes a pH adjuster to provide for a generally neutral pH in the range of about 6 to about 9 including a combination of components, preferably white distilled vinegar and an amine compound. The cleaning composition provides for good cleaning and disinfecting of wood surfaces and other furniture surfaces without leaving streaks.12-22-2011
20120021033DISPERSIN B POLYNUCLEOTIDES AND METHODS OF PRODUCING RECOMBINANT DspB POLYPEPTIDES - Isolated nucleic acid sequences and amino acid sequences for soluble, β-N-acetylglucosaminidase or active fragments or variants thereof which promote detachment of bacterial cells from a biofilm are provided. An isolated mutant bacteria which forms biofilm colonies which tightly adhere to surface but which are unable to release cells into the medium or spread over the surface is also provided. In additions, methods are described for modulating detachment of bacterial cells from biofilm by mutating soluble, β-N-acetylglucosaminidase or altering its expression or activity are also provided. Also provided are compositions, methods and devices for preventing, inhibiting and treating bacterial infections.01-26-2012
20120021032Pesticide Treatment Of Soils Or Substrates With Sulphur Compounds - In order to replace methyl bromide in all the uses thereof in soil or substrate treatment, the invention relates to the use of at least one sulphur compound having general formula: wherein R represents an alkenyl or alkyl radical, n is equal to 0, 1 or 2, x is a number between 0 and 4 and R′ represents an alkenyl or alkyl radical or, only if n=x=0, a hydrogen or alkali-metal atom. The sulphur compounds (in particular dimethyldisulphide) can be applied according to standard soil treatment methods (by injection, spraying, dripping, sprinkling) and said compounds have no phototoxic effects.01-26-2012
20130195949Antimicrobial Layer For Chromatographic Containers - A chromatographic container (08-01-2013
20120034289Antimicrobial Material - The invention relates to a method for preparing antimicrobial material. The method comprises heating material comprising wood or bark or material derived therefrom, under conditions sufficient to render the material antimicrobial. The invention also relates to antimicrobial materials prepared by such methods, and to various uses of the antimicrobial materials, for example in reducing microbial activity in animal bedding, such as that which is used in poultry farming.02-09-2012
20120093908METAL OXIDE STERILIZING CATALYST, AND STERILIZING DEVICE AND SYSTEM INCLUDING THE SAME - Disclosed is a sterilizing catalyst, a sterilizing device and a sterilizing system, the sterilizing catalyst includes a metal lattice including a metal oxide, and an oxygen vacancy-inducing metal that is integrated or encompassed within the metal lattice. The metal oxide is an oxide of a divalent or multivalent metal. The oxygen vacancy-inducing metal has an oxidation number lower than that of the divalent or multivalent metal.04-19-2012
20120093907COMPOSITE OF SILVER NANOPARTICLE AND LAYERED INORGANIC CLAY FOR INHIBITING GROWTH OF SILVER-RESISTANT BACTERIA - The present invention provides a composite of spherical silver nanoparticles and layered inorganic clay. This composite can effectively inhibit the growth of silver-resistant bacteria. The layered inorganic clay serves as carriers of the silver nanoparticles and disperses them. The composite has a particle size of about 5 nm to 100 nm. The silver nanoparticles can be dispersed in an organic solvent or water.04-19-2012
20130209535WATERBORNE COATING COMPOSITION CONTAINING LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT POLYTRIMETHYLENE ETHER GLYCOL - The present disclosure is directed to a low VOC (volatile organic content) waterborne coating composition comprising low molecular weight polytrimethylene ether glycol. This disclosure is further directed to an antimicrobial coating layer formed from the coating composition comprising low molecular weight polytrimethylene ether glycol. The coating compositions can be used as interior and exterior top coats, basecoats, primers, primer surfacers and primer fillers. The low molecular weight polytrimethylene ether glycol can also be functioning as a coalescing agent. The disclosure is particularly directed to a coating composition comprising components derived from renewable resources.08-15-2013

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