Study examines transfer of substances from textiles into skin

August 1st, 2008

Drug-delivery systems such as nicotine patches are designed to transfer substances from textiles into skin. The Hohensteiner Institute, Bönnigheim, Germany, studied various microcapsule depot structures with regard to mechanical strength, capacity to release substances in continuous and controllable amounts, and resistance to washing; staff also evaluated various casing materials and methods of applying microcapsules to […]

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