Flexible hydrophilic articles having a durable antimicrobial effect

Articles souples hydrophiles ayant un effet antimicrobien durable

Flexible und hydrophile Artikel mit dauerhaften antimikrobiellen Eigenschaften

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Flexible wiping articles in particular sponges, as well as woven or non-woven wipes, and the like feature a long term antimicrobial benefit even subsequent to continued use. According to one aspect of the invention, the articles comprise a biocidal composition having a low aqueous solubility. According to a second aspect of the invention, the articles comprise a carrier of low aqueous solubility having dispersed within a biocidal composition. Methods for preparing the articles, and processes for their use are also disclosed.

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