Patent Number: 6,251,967

Title: Antimicrobial polymers comprising quaternary ammonium groups, their use for making a material with antimicrobial properties and methods for preparing them

Abstract: The invention relates to antimicrobial non-cross-linked polymers which are constituted of an ester and/or amide resin to which quaternary ammonium salts are bound by a covalent bond which is potentially reactive with water, the quaternary ammonium content being at least 1 M/kg, a well as to the use thereof for the preparation of a material having antimicrobial properties and to their methods of preparation.

Inventors: Perichaud; Alain (Marseilles, FR), Bataille; Florence (Marseilles, FR), Baudrion; Christophe (Marseilles, FR), Panaiva; Lionel (Aix en Provence, FR)

Assignee: Catalyse (Sarl) Limited Company

International Classification: A01N 25/10 (20060101); A01N 37/20 (20060101); A01N 37/12 (20060101); A61L 29/04 (20060101); A61L 27/16 (20060101); A61L 27/00 (20060101); A61L 29/00 (20060101); A61L 31/04 (20060101); C08F 20/60 (20060101); C08F 20/00 (20060101); C08F 8/44 (20060101); C08F 20/34 (20060101); C08F 8/00 (20060101); C09D 5/14 (20060101); C08K 006/00 (); C08K 020/10 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018