Abstract

In a first broad aspect, described herein is an antimicrobial formulation comprised of: at least one nonionic surfactant capable of providing colloidal stability to the formulation, and at least one quaternized polymeric microgel capable of being dispersed in the nonionic surfactant. The quaternized polymeric microgel is comprised of one or more of: chitosan oligomers or chitosan polymers. Further, the antimicrobial formulation is essentially free of cationic surfactants.

Document Type

Patent

Primary Class

A01N43/16; A01N25/30; A01N25/22; C08B37/08; A01N25/04; A01N31/14; A01N41/02

Application Number

14/406618

Filing Date

6-7-2013

Patent Number

US9560849

Assignee(s)

The University of Toledo

Publication Date

2-7-2017

Patent Country

United States

Language

en_US

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Digital Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

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