Antimicrobial Polymer

August 10, 2005

l Patent No. Europe 1 183 281 A
Creavis has obtained a patent for an antimicrobial polymer, prepared by polymerization of amino-functionalized aliphatic unsaturated monomers. Monomers with quaternary amino group(s) are polymerized with other aliphatic unsaturated monomers. Plastic surfaces may be penetrated by UV irradiation with the use of a photosensitizer, or by plasma, corona, flame, ozone, electrical or radiation treatment. Uses are claimed