The efficacy of antifungal azole and antiprotozoal compounds in protection of wool from keratin-digesting insect larvae

  title={The efficacy of antifungal azole and antiprotozoal compounds in protection of wool from keratin-digesting insect larvae},
  author={Matthew Richard Sunderland and Robert Hamish Cruickshank and Samuel J. Leighs},
  journal={Textile Research Journal},
  pages={924 - 931}
The seven azole compounds, econazole nitrate, sulconazole nitrate, miconazole nitrate, thiabendazole, epoxiconazole, propiconazole, and tebuconazole, were applied to wool fabrics at 3.0% on mass of wool and the protection from wool-digesting Tineola bisselliella (common clothes moth) larvae was assessed in bioassays. Econazole nitrate gave the greatest protection according to Wools of New Zealand Test Method 25, easily passing the bioassay. Other good results with sulconazole and epoxiconazole… Expand

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