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Copolymers of an N-halamine siloxane and a quaternary ammonium salt siloxane were prepared using 5,5-dimethylhydantoin and trimethylamine as functional groups. The solubility of this siloxane copolymer in water was dramatically improved over that of a hydantoinyl siloxane homopolymer developed earlier. The biocidal activity of cotton swatches coated with the copolymer was evaluated against S....