Flyer Product UTM MTE 2006

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Flyer Product UTM MTE 2006

  1. 1. Pre-Commercialized Commercialization of R&D Products Research Management Centre RESEARCHERS: Saiful Irwan bin Zubairi saiful@cepp.utm.my or saiful_cepp@yahoo.co.uk Nurhafzan Anis binti Ismail Chemical Engineering Pilot Plant (CEPP) Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Tel: +607- 553 2595 Fax: +607- 556 9706 200 mm 150 mm *12 pre-moistened towels per zipper bagPrototype product of MozzieRID™ Natural Aromatic Skin Wipe Jeremin (Pelargonium radula) MozzieRID™ NATURAL AROMATIC SKIN WIPE Prototype Product Label of MozzieRID™ Natural Aromatic Skin Wipe Product Features • The novel feature of this invention is the formulation itself wherein this skin wipe consisted of single repellent oil only plus a Hibiscus gelatin to overpower human odours and help to cool the body heat during perspirancy, thus deflecting mosquitoes away. • The bioactive compound of concern consisted in this invention is geraniol. Geraniol is extracted from Pelargonium radula which is widely available locally and known as Jeremin. This particular oil posed a styptic or astringent effect which contracts the tissues or blood vessels when bleeding. • Moreover, a Hibiscus gelatin is added to the formulation to cool down the body heat, which produced carbon dioxide (CO2) plus heat wave from the skin via heat transfer mechanism. • A skin wipe is usually comprising a low cost and biodegradable porous sheet (cellulosic fibrous) impregnated with an oil-in-water emulsion. • This skin wipe contained a polymeric bead which is useful for treating the human skin or environmental surfaces by providing controlled release of functional ingredient. • A search for an alternative effective insect repellent, which is also user friendly, mobile, safer and cheaper than the existing one seems are able to be fully developed and justified. Awards • Silver Medal - Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) 2006 ©2006 Research Management Centre. All rights reserved. RMC06/O032

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