High Surface Area Material Blends For Odor Reduction, Articles Utilizing Such Blends and Methods of Using Same
Patent #: 7,488,520
Inventor(s): John Jerald and John MacDonald
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
A package comprising a paper product was recently granted a patent. A packaging material encloses the paper product and defines a headspace there between. Metal modified nanoparticles have an effective particle diameter of less than about 500 nanometers. The nanoparticles are formed from silica, alumina or a combination thereof. The metal modified nanoparticles are configured to neutralize gaseous or odorous compounds within the headspace.
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