Antimicrobial Ceramic Hybrid Polyethylene Films with Chamomile Extracts for Feed Packaging

  • Lee, Hye Sun (Center for Convergence Bioceramic Materials, Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering and Technology) ;
  • Chang, Jeong Ho (Center for Convergence Bioceramic Materials, Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering and Technology)
  • Received : 2017.04.07
  • Accepted : 2017.05.10
  • Published : 2017.05.31


This work was achieved on the preparation of antimicrobial ceramic hybrid polyethylene films with natural chamomile extracts. The antimicrobial activity and various physicochemical properties of the prepared films were evaluated. Various natural products demonstrated antimicrobial activity. Among them, chamomile extracts showed strong activity and no cytotoxicity rather than that of the natural extracts. Porous ceramic materials were synthesized and demonstrated loading and controlled release of natural antimicrobial extracts. Furthermore, chamomile loaded ceramic hybrid films showed antimicrobial activity that was maintained for over 15 days.


Supported by : Korea Industrial Technology Association (KOITA)


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