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1. (WO2010123801) CHITOSAN FILMS WITH REDUCED SHRINKAGE AND LAMINATES MADE THEREFROM

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/123801    International Application No.:    PCT/US2010/031562
Publication Date: Fri Oct 29 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Tue Apr 20 01:59:59 CEST 2010
IPC: A41D 31/00
B32B 9/00
B32B 27/12
C08J 7/04
B32B 37/00
Applicants: E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
BARNEY, Nathaniel A.
WEINBERG, Mark, Gary
SAUER, Bryan, Benedict
Inventors: BARNEY, Nathaniel A.
WEINBERG, Mark, Gary
SAUER, Bryan, Benedict
Title: CHITOSAN FILMS WITH REDUCED SHRINKAGE AND LAMINATES MADE THEREFROM
Abstract:
Inclusion of a needle structured clay or the plate structured clay sodium montmorillonite in a chitosan film was found to reduce shrinkage of the film. The clay is processed into a substantially dispersed form. Laminates fabricated from this chitosan film including dispersed clay can be used in make a variety of finished articles that can be used to provide protection from hazardous chemical and biological agents.