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Polymeric materials are provided characterized by hard segments and copolymer soft blocks comprising hydrophobic and hydrophilic components. The polymeric materials may be mixed with a base polymer and/or inorganic salts. The polymeric materials and mixtures containing same are characterized by improved moisture vapor transmission rates. The polymeric materials may be formed into films for use as wound dressings, burn dressings, surgical drapes, semipermeable membranes, and coatings for textiles.

Title
Moisture vapor permeable materials
Application Number
125845
Publication Number
4686137
Application Date
May 21, 1984
Publication Date
August 11, 1987
Inventor
Judy S Riffle
Oakland
CA, US
Robert S Ward Jr
Lafayette
CA, US
Agent
Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert
Assignee
Thoratec Laboratories
CA, US
IPC
B32B 27/00
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