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1. (WO2010025224) ANTI-MICROBIAL FIBERS AND RELATED ARTICLES AND METHODS
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/025224    International Application No.:    PCT/US2009/055156
Publication Date: 04.03.2010 International Filing Date: 27.08.2009
IPC:
B32B 25/02 (2006.01), D03D 15/00 (2006.01), D04H 1/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP [US/US]; 15 Hampshire St. Mansfield, MA 02048 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
FINK, E., David [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
VITARIS, Ronald, F. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
SHAH, Chirag, B. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
MULLIGAN, Sharon, A. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
DOWD, Brian [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
ORR, Scott [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: FINK, E., David; (US).
VITARIS, Ronald, F.; (US).
SHAH, Chirag, B.; (US).
MULLIGAN, Sharon, A.; (US).
DOWD, Brian; (US).
ORR, Scott; (US)
Agent: O'BRIEN, Elizabeth, A.; (US)
Priority Data:
61/136,322 28.08.2008 US
Title (EN) ANTI-MICROBIAL FIBERS AND RELATED ARTICLES AND METHODS
(FR) FIBRES ANTIMICROBIENNES ET ARTICLES ET PROCÉDÉS CORRESPONDANTS
Abstract: front page image
(EN)An antimicrobial fiber is described including: an inner layer and an outer layer; wherein the inner layer and the outer layer comprise at least one of the following characteristics: (I) the inner layer and the outer layer comprise of different concentrations, or different release rates, of at least one antimicrobial agent; and (II) the inner layer and the outer layer comprise different antimicrobial agents. An alternative antimicrobial fiber includes an antimicrobial agent compounded or combined with a dissolvable substance to promote release or binding of the antimicrobial agent. Related articles are also described.
(FR)L’invention concerne une fibre antimicrobienne comprenant : une couche interne et une couche externe, la couche interne et la couche externe ayant au moins l’une des caractéristiques suivantes : (I) la couche interne et la couche externe comprennent des concentrations différentes, ou des vitesses de libération différentes, d’au moins un agent antimicrobien ; et (II) la couche interne et la couche externe comprennent des agents antimicrobiens différents. Une autre fibre antimicrobienne comprend un agent antimicrobien mélangé ou associé à une substance soluble pour favoriser la libération ou la fixation de l’agent antimicrobien. L’invention concerne également des articles correspondants.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RS, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)