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|1. (WO2017032516) POLYOLEFIN COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN ANTIMICROBIAL ADDITIVE|
|Applicants:||SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
BOERAKKER, Mark, Johannes
JHA, Roshan, Kumar
|Title:||POLYOLEFIN COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN ANTIMICROBIAL ADDITIVE|
The invention is directed to a polyolefin composition comprising 90.00 to 99.95 wt% of a polyolefin and 0.05 to 10.00 weight% of an antimicrobial additive based on the total weight of the polyolefin composition wherein the antimicrobial additive comprises a phenolic group and wherein a carrier for the antimicrobial additive is present. The antimicrobial additive may be dispersed through the polyolefin composition. Preferred antimicrobial additives include for example eugenol, isoeugenol, thymol, carvacrol, sesamol, curcumin, p-hydroxybenzoic acid, gallic acid and its ester derivatives (propyl gallate, octyl gallate and dodecyl gallate), ferulic acid, syringic acid, coumaric acid, protocatechuic acid, caffeic acid and/or tannic acid.