Patent Number: 6,251,417

Title: Antimicrobial composition supported on a honeycomb-shaped substrate

Abstract: An inorganic antimicrobial composition has the formula AB.sub.2 O.sub.4, wherein A and B are low temperature far infrared irradiating metals, A is Mg, Zn, Mn, Ni, Co, or Fe(II), B is Al, Cr(III), Mn(III) or Fe(III), and O is oxygen. An antimicrobial article is made by coating said composition on a porous honeycomb-shaped substrate. An organic antimicrobial article is made from a quarternary ammonium salt coated on a porous honeycomb-shaped substrate. Processes of making the antimicrobial articles are provided.

Inventors: Shiau; Yen-Kuen (Taipei, TW), Wu; Chung-Hsun (Taipei, TW)


International Classification: A01N 55/00 (20060101); A01N 59/16 (20060101); C02F 1/50 (20060101); A01N 025/08 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018