An antimicrobial composition for coating a medical device. The antimicrobial composition includes a polymeric film forming material and an antimicrobial agent comprising a material selected from the group of extract of Houttuynia cordata, sodium houttuyfonate, sodium new houttuyfonate and mixtures thereof. A medical device having an antimicrobial composition that includes a material selected from the group of extract of Houttuynia cordata, sodium houttuyfonate, sodium new houttuyfonate and mixtures thereof and a method for making same are also provided.

Title
Antimicrobial/antibacterial medical devices coated with traditional Chinese medicines
Application Number
200980162752
Publication Number
102639161A
Application Date
November 24, 2009
Publication Date
August 15, 2012
Inventor
Ming Xintian
Rothenburger Stephen
Wang Huimin
Jonn Jerry
Fischer Jerome A
Pokropinski Henry
Agent
xu jing li jin
Assignee
Ethicon
IPC
A61L31/16
A61L31/10
A61L29/16
A61L29/08
A61L24/00
A61L17/14
A61L17/00
A61L27/54
A61L27/34