Patent Number: 6,332,293

Title: Floor mat having antimicrobial characteristics

Abstract: A launderable dust control mat having antimicrobial properties is provided.The mat includes a pile fiber upper surface and a rubber backing surface.Metal based antimicrobial agent, are disposed within both the fiberforming the upper surface and the rubber forming the backing surfacethereby providing antimicrobial character to the mat as a whole.

Inventors: Kerr; Robert C. (LaGrange, GA), Rockwell; James N. (LaGrange, GA)


International Classification: A01N 59/16 (20060101); A61L 2/16 (20060101); A61L 2/238 (20060101); A47L 23/00 (20060101); A47L 23/26 (20060101); D06N 7/00 (20060101); D06M 16/00 (20060101); E04F 011/16 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2014