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Polymeric Decontamination Composition

Abstract: 

A polymeric chemical warfare agent decontamination composition comprising a polymeric quaternary pyridinium salt resulting from the reaction of a polyvinylbenzyl salt and a di(C.sub.l -C.sub.n alkyl) aminopyridine wherein n is 20 or higher, and the method of making such pyridinium salt is disclosed wherein the reaction product is a polymer of the formula: ##STR1## wherein R is a C.sub.1 to C.sub.20 or higher alkyl group.

Patent Number: 
4,883,608
Date Of Issue: 
11/28/1989
Inventors: 

David A. Trujillo;William A. McMahon, Jr.;Robert E. Lyle, Jr.