Literature concerning inorganic antimicrobial agent Zeomic

In this section, literature concerning Zeomic will be introduced. Copies of literature are available from the Japan Science and Technology Agency's web site (fee-payable copy distribution service, available only in Japanese).

Literature concerning general features

Article title Outlines Source publication
Initiative for the further promotion of antimicrobial agent Zeomic The article introduces the company's initiative for future product development with Zeomic, which has successfully cultivated many application areas. It also refers to the development of the new application areas where Zeomic's safety feature will play the pivotal role. Processing Technology, 33(1), 56-57(1998)
Silver-based antimicrobial agents The article illustrates antimicrobials containing silver. It details points for attention in using a silver-based antimicrobial agent. Industrial Material, 45(8), 32-36(1997)
Regarding inorganic antimicrobial agent Zeomic The article describes Zeomic, the first inorganic antimicrobial agent developed and released in Japan. It also discusses evaluation methods of plentiful antimicrobial articles found on the market recently and their evaluation criteria. Coloring Material, 70(5), 335-343(1997)
Practical inorganic antimicrobial guide 6, silver-zeolite As part of general guidance on inorganic antimicrobial agents, it introduces zeolite-based antimicrobials. The unique features of zeolite and the features of silver-containing antimicrobials developed from it are explained. Antibacterial and Antifungal Agents, 24(11), 735-742(1996)
Amenities and antimicrobial ceramics The article illustrates silver ions' inhibitory action on microorganisms' propagation and the effect of antimicrobial ceramics, which has silver ions stabilized in its structure. It also refers to the durability of antimicrobial effect and material safety. New Ceramics, 39-458(1996)
Zeolite as a functional material and its application The article describes crystalline alumino-silicate zeolite as a functional material and its application. An additive to synthetic resin, a hydrogen storage material and an antimicrobial material are introduced. Functional Material, 15(7), 5-13(1995)
A study of silver, zinc, and ammonia complex substituted A type zeolite from a public health point of view, 3 It reports results of a test evaluating silver released into water from silver-containing zeolite and silver products relating to it. Impacts of various elements contained in zeolite are discussed. Japanese Society of Food Chemistry Journal, 2(1), 46-50(1995)
Antimicrobial zeolite and its application General properties of antimicrobial zeolite and its application are outlined. Clean Technology, 38-41(1992)
Sterilizing power of metal containing zeolite
The article describes the basic antimicrobial action of zeolite containing antimicrobial metals. It also refers to examples of its application and statutory regulation established in the packaging area.
Antibacterial and Antifungal Agents, 19(8), 425-431(1991)

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Literature concerning resin application

Article title Outlines Source publication
Antimicrobial agent The article outlines the types of antimicrobials and their application to resin mainly. Poly-file, 37,49-50(2000)
Practical inorganic antimicrobial guide 18, Examples of inorganic antimicrobial application, (1) Application to plastics Explanations on problems encountered in applying inorganic antimicrobials to plastics are given in an introductory guide dealing in inorganic antimicrobial agents in general. Points for attention for various application methods and case examples are introduced. Antibacterial and Antifungal Agents, 25(12), 735-740(1997)
Application of antimicrobial agents to plastic molded products The article describes technology to give antimicrobial power to plastic molded products. It reports the relation between the quantity of an antimicrobial added and antimicrobial effect. Automotive Engineering, 51(5),35-40(1997)
Addition of antimicrobial Zeomic and its effect The article introduces the features of Zeomic as an antimicrobial agent, its application methods and examples of antimicrobial Zeomic application to various antimicrobial articles. Plastic Age, 152-156(1996)
Antimicrobial zeolite and its application The article illustrates antimicrobial zeolite, which was developed by taking advantage of zeolite's ion exchange capacity known as its feature. It reports antimicrobial performance in film, fiber and chopping board applications. Chemical Industry, 736-742(1995)
Antimicrobial ultrasonic humidifier
The article reports the effect of the silver zeolite, an antimicrobial material, molded into a sheet-like form and applied to the oscillator part of an ultrasonic humidifier to solve a bacteria contamination problem.
Ultrasonic Techno, 3(5)?A62-64(1991)

Literature concerning resin (food packaging use) application

Article title Outlines Source publication
Application of antimicrobials to food packaging materials U.S. FDA's approval is one of the statutory requirements in using a silver zeolite antimicrobial agent in food-packaging materials. The article outlines the details of FDA's approval given to it. Packpia ,582,18-19(2001) and 583,16-17(2001)
The present status of antimicrobial films employing inorganic antimicrobial agents and their effect Packaging materials employing antimicrobial ceramics are drawing attention as technology to keep food quality and freshness. The article illustrates silver zeolite as a typical antimicrobial ceramic. Japan Food Science, 36(10), 735-742(1997)
Technology to keep food quality with silver zeolite
The article describes silver zeolite action and effect in the food-packaging material area among other applications. It discusses test results concerning the effect of various food ingredients on antimicrobial performance.
Antibacterial and Antifungal Agents, 22(3), 163-169(1994)

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Literature concerning fiber application

Article title Outlines Source publication
Antimicrobial/
deodorizing agent
A new Zeomic providing both antimicrobial and deodorizing effects has been developed. The article illustrates the deodorizing power, physical properties and safety of the new Zeomic. Processing Technology, 38(6), 412-413(2003)
Protection against microbes and fungi with antimicrobial agent Zeomic The article illustrates the application methods and the characteristics of antimicrobial treatment given to processed fibers, a typical application area of inorganic antimicrobial agents. Processing Technology, 35(9), 550-552(2000)
Antimicrobial ceramics
The article describes antimicrobial ceramics, which draws attention as a kind of biotechnology ceramics. It also gives in-depth explanations on its application to laboratory coats used in medical institutions.
Ceramic, 28(7), 651-657(1993)

Literature concerning paint application

Article title Outlines Source publication
Inorganic antimicrobial agent Zeomic
The article introduces many examples of Zeomic application to products with antimicrobial coatings. It also deals in the method of evaluating processed products.
Coating Technology, 83-87(1997)

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