Personal Care Products With Microchemical Sensors For Odor Detection
Patent #: 7,737,322
Inventor(s): Thomas Ales III and Jan Dong
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
Absorbent articles comprising one or more sensors capable of detecting the presence of a body waste in the absorbent article are described. In particular, the absorbent articles comprise at least one chemiresistor capable of detecting the presence of volatile organic compounds associated with a body waste. When a body waste is detected, an indicator means signals a caregiver and/or a user of the absorbent article that an insult has occurred.
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