Triclosan-containing Medical Devices
Patent #: 6,706,024
Inventor(s): Thomas Rueckes and Brent M. Segal, Medford
Company: The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York
A polymeric medical article which has been impregnated with a treatment solution comprising between 1 and 5 percent of chlorhexidine has been patented. The chlorhexidine consists essentially of a mixture of chlorhexidine free base and a chlorhexidine salt.
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