Patent Number: 6,251,381

Title: Antibacterial and antifungal resin composition

Abstract: The present invention provides an antibacterial and antifungal resin composition comprising a polymeric resin and an antibacterial bis-pyridinium compound of the general formula ##STR1## wherein the two R.sub.1 may be the same or different, and each represent an alkyl group of 1 to 18 carbon atoms or an alkenyl group of 3 to 18 carbon atoms; the two R.sub.2 may be the same or different, and each represent a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, a hydroxyl group, an amino group, an alkyl group of 1 to 6 carbon atoms, or an alkoxy group of 1 to 3 carbon atoms; R.sub.3 represents an alkylene group of 2 to 18 carbon atoms, an alkenylene group of 3 to 18 carbon atoms, or a phenylene or xylylene group which may optionally be substituted by an alkyl group of 1 to 18 carbon atoms, an alkoxy group of 1 to 6 carbon atoms, or an alkoxycarbonyl group of 2 to 6 carbon atoms; Y.sub.1 represents --NHCO--, --CONH--, --NHCS--, --COO--, --COS--, --O-- or --S--; Y.sub.2 represents --CONH--, --NHCO--, --CSNH--, --OOC--, --SOC--, --O-- or --S--; and X represents an anion.

Inventors: Kourai; Hiroki (Tokushima, JP), Maeda; Takuya (Tokushima, JP), Yoshida; Munehiro (Takamatsu, JP), Kunikata; Kensei (Kita-gun, JP), Wada; Kouji (Ayauta-gun, JP)

Assignee: Inui Corporation

International Classification: A01N 43/40 (20060101); A01N 43/34 (20060101); A61L 15/46 (20060101); A61L 15/16 (20060101); A61L 15/60 (20060101); C09D 5/14 (20060101); D21H 21/36 (20060101); D21H 21/14 (20060101); A61L 009/00 (); A61L 009/01 (); A01N 025/34 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018