Author(s): Prashant Gangawane, Usha Sayed


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Address: Prashant Gangawane, Dr. (Mrs.) Usha Sayed*
Department of Fibers and Textile Processing Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Nathalal Parekh Marg, Matunga, Mumbai-400019 Maharashtra India
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 6,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2013

Drugs lose their potency beyond their expiration date. Therefore their effectiveness and their ability to dissolve can be affected. Expired Tetracycline (an antibiotic) was known to be responsible for kidney impairment. Hence it was question whether Tetracycline Hydrochloride can be use apart from medication? The present study reveals that Tetracycline hydrochloride drug can be use to dye wool fabric by the exhaust process The performance properties are medium to good. Tetracycline Hydrochloride drug being a non-toxic in nature can be worn next to skin. The End-use can be in various sectors in apparels, kid’s garments, technical textile, medical textile etc.

Cite this article:
Prashant Gangawane, Usha Sayed. Dyeing of wool with discarded Tetracycline Hydrochloride drug. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 6(3): March 2013; Page 244-246.

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RNI: CHHENG00387/33/1/2008-TC                     
DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X 

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