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Amine-Containing Biocidal Compositions Containing a Stabilized Chlorite Source

Abstract: 

A composite for retarding, killing, preventing or controlling microbiological contamination includes a hydrophilic material containing an .alpha.-amino ether, .alpha.-amino alcohol or .alpha.-amino ester and a chlorite salt, and a hydrophobic material containing an acid releasing agent. The hydrophilic and hydrophobic materials are adjacent and substantially free of water, and the hydrophilic material is capable of generating and releasing chlorine dioxide after hydrolysis of the acid releasing agent.

Patent Number: 
5,914,120
Date Of Issue: 
06/22/1999
Inventors: 

Stephen T. Wellinghoff;Joel J. Kampa