05393804 is referenced by 40 patents and cites 29 patents.

There is provided a biodegradable composition as obtained from a melt comprising converted starch, a plasticizer and at least one member selected from alkenol homopolymers and/or alkenol copolymers which are combined under conditions sufficient to ensure uniform melt formation, in which the at least one member is present in the composition at a concentration of from 10 to 200 parts per 100 parts of dry converted starch.

The invention further relates to methods of making the composition, and to articles made from said composition.

Title
Biodegradable compositions comprising starch and alkenol polymers
Application Number
980862
Publication Number
5393804
Application Date
June 10, 1993
Publication Date
February 28, 1995
Inventor
Charles W Paul
Madison
NJ, US
Paul A Altieri
Belle Mead
NJ, US
Eddie Park
Morristown
NJ, US
Eric George
Morris Plains
NJ, US
Agent
Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
Assignee
Parke Davis & Company
NJ, US
IPC
C08L 29/04
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