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Sustained Release, Transparent Biocidal Coatings

Abstract: 

A composition for retarding bacterial, fungal and viral contamination and mold growth containing an acid releasing polymer, a hydrophilic material, and chlorite anions. Each component of the composition has a particle size of not more than about 1,000 angstroms. The composition is substantially free of water and capable of releasing chlorine dioxide upon hydrolysis of the acid releasing polymer.

Patent Number: 
5,922,776
Date Of Issue: 
07/13/1999
Inventors: 

Stephen T. Wellinghoff;Joel J. Kampa;Sumner A. Barenberg