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Sustained Release Biocidal Composition

Abstract: 

A composite for retarding bacterial, fungal and viral contamination and mold growth including a hydrophobic material containing an acid releasing agent, and a hydrophilic material containing chlorite anions. The hydrophilic and hydrophobic materials are adjacent and substantially free of water, and the hydrophilic material is capable of releasing chlorine dioxide upon hydrolysis of the acid releasing agent.

Patent Number: 
5,650,446
Date Of Issue: 
07/22/1997
Inventors: 

Stephen T. Wellinghoff;Joel J. Kampa