Durability of some antibacterial treatments to repeated home launderings

Yiqi Yang, Lucinda Corcoran, Katherine Vorlicek, Shiqi Li

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This work investigated improving the durability of antibacterial textiles. Four common methods to produce antibacterial textiles at different conditions were examined. Using some of the processes developed in this work, the antibacterial response of the treated fabrics was maintained after 50 home launderings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)44-49
Number of pages6
JournalTextile Chemist and Colorist and American Dyestuff Reporter
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • Antibacterial finishing
  • Chlorinated Phenoxy Compound (CPC)
  • PHMB

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Polymers and Plastics


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