Document Type

Patent

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.

Patent Country

United States

Patent Number

US9560849

Publication Date

2-7-2017

Assignee(s)

The University of Toledo

Application Number

14/406618

Filing Date

6-7-2013

Primary Class

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

Rights

These materials are free of copyright restrictions and are in the public domain within the United States only. The USPTO reserves the right to assert copyright protection internationally.

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Digital Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

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