U.S. Patent No.: 8,227,659 B2
Inventor(s): Carlo Toro, Cepagatti, Italy; Enzo Pompei, Pescara, Italy; Giovanni Carlucci, Chieti, Italy; and Maurizio Tamburro, Sambuceto, Italy.
Company: The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH, U.S.
A liquid absorbing material consisting of a particulate absorbent material and an inert hydrophilic organic carrier, said particulate absorbent material being dispersed into said inert hydrophilic organic carrier, said particulate absorbent material and said inert hydrophilic organic carrier constituting at least 90% by weight of said liquid absorbing material, and said particulate absorbent material having an average particle size of less than about 40μ, wherein said inert hydrophilic organic carrier is water-soluble and solid at room temperature; and wherein the liquid absorbing material has an application temperature of not more than about 110° C.