ABSORBENT ARTICLE HAVING NATURAL FIBERS

USPTO Patent Application US 2018/0140469 A1
Application Date: May 24th, 2018

ABSTRACT

Herein is disclosed a biodegradable absorbent article having a natural fiber cake which may include a mixture of plant fibers and plant pulp, such as from a banana plant, and...
Application Number:
15/358,362
International Classification:
A61F 13/15 (20060101); A61F 13/53 (20060101); A61L 15/28 (20060101); A61L 15/40 (20060101); A61L 15/64 (20060101); A61L 15/60 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A biodegradable and corn postable absorbent article, comprising: a natural fiber cake comprising a cellulosic material which comprises a mixture of velutinous plant pulp and cellulosic fibers.

DESCRIPTION

BACKGROUND

Disposable absorbent products are widely used in the medical field, for pets, and in any manner where a material for absorption of liquids and/or bodily fluids may be needed. Health and household items such as sanitary napkins, urinary incontinence pads, disposable diapers and the like typically have an absorbent core...
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