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An absorbent article comprising a cellulosic membrane about 5 to 50 .mu.m thick prepared by casting a film from solution of a cellulose derivative in a suitable solution and these formed into a packet which encapsulates an osmotic promoter, particularly sodium chloride, sugar or other suitable compound, preferably having a molecular weight below about 500. The packet is capable of taking up at least 0.001 g/cm.sup.2 /min of water and retaining it against an external pressure of at least 0.689 kPa.

Title
Membranes for absorbent packets
Application Number
7/447722
Publication Number
5108383
Application Date
December 8, 1989
Publication Date
April 28, 1992
Inventor
Lloyd S White
Columbia
MD, US
Agent
Gerhard H Fuchs
Mary Jo Boldingh
Harold N Wells
Assignee
Allied Signal
NJ, US
IPC
A61F 13/15
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