Patent Number: 6,165,485

Title: Biocidal organoclay

Abstract: A bentonite based organoclay, when mixed with a biocidal quaternary amine containing a benzyl molecule within its structure, acts as a reasonably effective biocide. When this organoclay is further treated with iodine and iodide compounds, its efficiency is greatly enhanced.

Inventors: Alther; George (Ferndale, MI)

Assignee: Biomin, Inc.

International Classification: A01N 33/00 (20060101); A01N 33/12 (20060101); A01N 59/06 (20060101); A01N 025/12 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017