Global Patent Index - EP 1082079 A1

EP 1082079 A1 2001-03-14 - STABILIZED ABSORBENT MATERIAL FOR PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS AND METHOD FOR MAKING

Title (en)

STABILIZED ABSORBENT MATERIAL FOR PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS AND METHOD FOR MAKING

Title (de)

STABILISIERTES ABSORBIERENDES MATERIAL FÜR KÖRPERPFLEGEPRODUKTE UND VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG

Title (fr)

MATIERE ABSORBANTE STABILISEE DESTINEE A DES PRODUITS DE SOINS D'HYGIENE PERSONNELLE ET SON PROCEDE DE PRODUCTION

Publication

EP 1082079 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99924127 A

Priority

  • US 9909404 W
  • US 7316098 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9956687A1] There is provided a material for personal care products having a body side layer with a basis weight of from about 10 to about 100 gsm, a density of from about 0.05 to about 0.5 g/cc and comprising synthetic fibers and binder, and a fluid retention layer having a basis weight of from about 50 to about 250 gsm, a density of from about 0.05 to about 0.5 g/cc and comprising synthetic fibers, binder and natural fibers, where a boundary between any two adjacent fibrous layers is indistinct in that fibers at or near the surfaces of such adjacent layer are significantly intermingled. The material may optionally include a fluid distribution layer and a fluid transfer layer and a garment side liner. Other optional components include superabsorbents and odor control compounds and the layers may be embossed for aesthetic and fluid control reasons.

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

A61F 13/15; D04H 1/54; D04H 13/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61F 5/44 (2006.01); A61F 13/15 (2006.01); A61F 13/472 (2006.01); A61F 13/49 (2006.01); A61F 13/534 (2006.01); A61L 15/42 (2006.01); B32B 5/02 (2006.01); D04H 1/58 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61F 13/51 (2013.01); A61F 13/53713 (2013.01); A61F 13/53717 (2013.01); A61F 13/53747 (2013.01); A61F 13/5376 (2013.01); A61F 2013/15284 (2013.01); A61F 2013/15406 (2013.01); A61F 2013/15422 (2013.01); A61F 2013/15463 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9956687A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9956687 A1 19991111; AR 018822 A1 20011212; AU 4070199 A 19991123; AU 740658 B2 20011108; BR 9910172 A 20010130; CN 1299258 A 20010613; CO 5121071 A1 20020130; EP 1082079 A1 20010314; ID 29460 A 20010830; JP 2002513636 A 20020514; PL 343802 A1 20010910; RU 2221529 C2 20040120; TR 200003247 T2 20010321; TW 431885 B 20010501; ZA 200005880 B 20010523

INPADOC legal status


2005-03-16 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040908

2003-05-07 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20030324

2001-03-14 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001103

2001-03-14 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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