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Reactive Surface for Decontamination

Abstract: 

The invention comprises regenerative reactive articles having surfaces useful for decontamination comprising hydrohalide-polyhalides or quaternary halide-perhalide salts corresponding to the formula: ##STR1## wherein X is BR or I; n is an integer of about 5 to 1,000, R is H or a C.sub.1 -C.sub.3 alkyl radical; and the backbone polymer is in the form of a film or fabric. The invention also comprises the process of preparing the said reactive surfaces.

Patent Number: 
4,798,870
Date Of Issue: 
01/17/1989
Inventors: 

Robert E. Lyle, Jr.;Henry F. Hamil