Absorbent Article Comprising An Absorbent Element Comprising A Liquid Absorbent Thermoplastic Composition
Patent #: 7,736,349
Inventor(s): Ivano Gagliardi, Paolo Veglio, Roberto D'Addario, Giovanni Carlucci and Marco Digiacomantonio
Company: The Procter & Gamble Company
The present invention relates to absorbent articles, typically for feminine protection, including a topsheet, a backsheet and an absorbent element positioned between the topsheet and the backsheet. The absorbent element includes a fluid storage layer which is a liquid absorbent thermoplastic composition. The absorbent thermoplastic composition is a polymeric base material having particles of water-insoluble water-swellable absorbent material dispersed therein. The liquid absorbent thermoplastic composition is configured in a plurality of unattached spaced apart zones.
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