Global patent index - EP 0973471 A1

EP 0973471 A1 2000-01-26 - INTERNALLY HEATED ABSORBENT ARTICLE

Title (en)

INTERNALLY HEATED ABSORBENT ARTICLE

Title (de)

INNEN BEHEIZTER ABSORBIERENDER ARTIKEL

Title (fr)

ARTICLE ABSORBANT CHAUFFE DE L'INTERIEUR

Publication

EP 0973471 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 97953575 A

Priority

  • US 9724247 W
  • US 3398796 P
  • US 85487697 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9829079A1] An absorbent article includes a particulate chemical mixture, which is exothermically reactive in the presence of air or moisture, for heating at least a portion of the absorbent article. The heat generated improves the absorption of body fluids by lowering the viscosity of the absorbed fluids.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61F 13/15

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61F 13/534 (2006.01); A61F 13/15 (2006.01); A61F 7/02 (2006.01); A61F 7/03 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61F 13/84 (2013.01); A61F 7/034 (2013.01); A61F 2007/026 (2013.01)

Citation (examination)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE DE ES FR GB IT NL SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9829079 A1 19980709; AU 5729498 A 19980731; AU 734471 B2 20010614; BR 9714108 A 20011113; CA 2276128 A1 19980709; CN 1191804 C 20050309; CN 1248901 A 20000329; CZ 9902348 A3 19991215; EP 0973471 A1 20000126; IL 130610 D0 20000601; JP 2001507602 A 20010612; KR 20000069767 A 20001125; RU 2217116 C2 20031127

INPADOC legal status

2007-12-26 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20070702

2001-12-05 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20011018

2000-01-26 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19990716

2000-01-26 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): BE DE ES FR GB IT NL SE