• Polyester fiber tow having substantially uniform primary and secondary crimps

    March 16, 2004
    A patent has been issued for a polyester fiber tow comprised of a number of crimped polyester fibers with uniform primary and secondary crimps. Each uniform secondary crimp includes more than one of the substantially uniform primary crimps with a ten…

  • Nanotube Films and Articles

    March 16, 2004
    A patent has been issued for a conductive article comprising a non-woven aggregate of nanotube segments wherein nanotube segments contact other nanotube segments to define more than one conductive pathways along the article.…

  • Absorbent Article

    March 16, 2004
    A patent has bee issued for an absorbent article which comprises a liquid-permeable topsheet, a liquid-impermeable antileakage sheet and a liquid-retentive absorbent core. The absorbent article is provided with upstanding guards along longitudinal le…

  • Triclosan-containing Medical Devices

    March 16, 2004
    A polymeric medical article which has been impregnated with a treatment solution comprising between 1 and 5 percent of chlorhexidine has been patented. The chlorhexidine consists essentially of a mixture of chlorhexidine free base and a chlorhexidine…

  • US Absorbent Article For Controlling Normal Flora of the Skin

    March 16, 2004
    A patent has been issued for an absorbent article comprising a compound assimilated only by a microorganism in the normal flora of the skin, wherein the compound has a 1-2-glucose skeleton.…

  • Body Fluid Absorbent Panel

    March 16, 2004
    A patent has been issued for a body fluid absorbent panel, comprised of a first sheet which is liquid-pervious and a second sheet. There is a core between the first and second sheets, comprised of component fibers defining a three dimensional network…

  • Absorbent Materials Having Improved Absorbent Properties

    March 16, 2004
    An absorbent fibrous foam, comprised of a water insoluble fiber and a superabsorbent material has been patented. The absorbent fibrous foam comprises a fluid intake capacity of at least 15 g/g, a vertical wicking distance of at least 10 cm, and an ab…

  • Absorbent Article With Improved, Wet-formed Absorbent

    March 16, 2004
    A patent has been issued for an absorbent article having a longitudinal direction and a lateral cross-direction. The article is comprised of a liquid permeable topsheet layer, a substantially liquid impermeable backsheet layer and an absorbent retent…

  • Disposable Absorbent Article Having Hydrophobic Topsheet and Improved Liquid Handling Performance

    March 16, 2004
    A patent has been issued for a disposable absorbent article that has a transverse centerline, a first region, and a second region and a front region and a ear region. The front region is positioned forward of the transverse centerline, and the front…

  • Absorbent Article With Multiple Zone Structural Elastic-like Film Web Extensible Waist Feature

    March 16, 2004
    A nonwoven web comprising a more than one first regions and more than one second regions comprised of the same material and being visually distinct from each other has been patented. The first regions will exhibit resistive forces in response to an…

  • Disposable Diaper

    March 16, 2004
    A disposable diaper having a front, a back and lateral sides and further including a liquid-permeable topsheet (1), a liquid-impermeable backsheet (2), an absorbent core (3) sandwiched between said sheets, and excrement leakage preventing flexible fl…

  • Panty liner

    March 16, 2004
    1. A panty liner that includes active additives and which comprises a liquid-permeable top sheet that lies proximal to the wearer in use, a liquid-impermeable backing sheet that lies distal from the wearer in use, wherein the panty liner comprises on…

  • Method for improving skin condition

    March 16, 2004
    1. A method for improving skin condition of a wearer in the area covered by a treated absorbent article, the method comprising the following steps: (a) applying to the wearer an unused, treated absorbent article having a skin care composition that im…

  • Triclosan-containing Medical Devices

    March 16, 2004
    A polymeric medical article which has been impregnated with a treatment solution comprising 1-5% of chlorhexidine has been patented. The chlorhexidine consists essentially of a mixture of chlorhexidine free base and a chlorhexidine salt.…

  • US Absorbent Article For Controlling Normal Flora of the Skin

    March 16, 2004
    A patent has been issued for an absorbent article comprising a compound assimilated only by a microorganism in the normal flora of the skin, wherein the compound has a 1-2-glucose skeleton.…

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