04337181 is referenced by 75 patents and cites 17 patents.

Film-forming formulations comprising starch, ethylene acrylic acid copolymer, and optionally polyethylene, can be blown into films upon neutralization of a portion of the copolymer acid functionality. The resultant biodegradable films have potential application as agricultural mulch, garbage bags, and various types of packaging.

Title
Biodegradable starch-based blown films
Application Number
6/112980
Publication Number
4337181
Application Date
January 17, 1980
Publication Date
June 29, 1982
Inventor
Richard P Westhoff
Peoria
IL, US
Felix H Otey
Peoria
IL, US
Agent
Curtis P Ribando
David G McConnell
M Howard Silverstein
Assignee
The United States of America represented by the Secretary of Agriculture
DC, US
IPC
C08L 3/02
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