Obtaining colored antioxidant cotton and cotton/linen fabrics using green tea aqueous extract

Ivanovska Aleksandra and Milenković Jovana and Lađarević Jelena and Pavun Leposava and Kostić Mirjana: Obtaining colored antioxidant cotton and cotton/linen fabrics using green tea aqueous extract.

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Abstract

Green tea aqueous extract was prepared and characterized regarding total flavonoids and total phenolic contents as well as antioxidant activity (assessed by ABTS method). The characterized aqueous extract was used for dyeing and functionalization of 100% cotton and cotton/linen (47%/53% and 70%/30%) fabrics. Fabric color strength (K/S) values and their antioxidant activities before and after washing were compared. The obtained results revealed that 100% cotton (GTI), 47%/53% cotton/linen (GTII), and 70%/30% cotton/linen (GTIII) fabrics have K/S values ranging between 8.33 and 10.85. After one washing cycle, these values decreased significantly. On the other hand, dyed fabrics showed excellent (100 %) ABTS radical scavenging ability which remained excellent (GTII) or decreased to medium (GTI and GTIII) levels after one washing cycle. Based on the obtained results, it can be concluded that 47%/53% cotton/linen fabric is the most suitable for functional clothing capable of trapping the free radial of oxygen species. The current paper represents a step towards a more sustainable textile industry that could undoubtedly contribute to overcoming the environmental problems caused by the textile industry.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Journal or Publication Title: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Analytical and Environmental Problems
Date: 2023
Volume: 29
ISBN: 978-963-306-963-9
Page Range: pp. 163-166
Language: English
Publisher: University of Szeged
Place of Publication: Szeged
Event Title: 29th International Symposium on Analytical and Environmental Problems
Event Type: Conference
Event Location: Szeged
Event Dates: 2023. november 13-14.
Related URLs: https://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/82256/
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fenntartható fejlődés - textilipar, Környezetvédelem - textilipar, Textilfestés, Textilkémia, Textilipar - technológia
Additional Information: Bibliogr.: 166. p. ; ill. ; összefoglalás angol nyelven
Subjects: 01. Natural sciences
01. Natural sciences > 01.04. Chemical sciences
Date Deposited: 2023. Nov. 22. 15:34
Last Modified: 2023. Nov. 22. 15:34
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/82410

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