06838590 is referenced by 3 patents and cites 100 patents.

There is provided a personal care product that has a liquid impermeable backsheet, a liquid permeable topsheet, and an absorbent composite located between the topsheet and backsheet. The absorbent composite has an upper layer made of pulp cellulose fiber in an amount of from 80 to 95 weight percent, at most 20 weight percent binder and has a density between about 0.03 and 0.15 g/cc and a basis weight between about 20 to 75 gsm. The composite has a lower layer having from 80 to 95 weight percent pulp, at most 20 weight percent binder, and has a density greater than the upper layer and between 0.08 and 0.20 g/cc, and a basis weight between 120 and 200 gsm.

Title
Pulp fiber absorbent composites for personal care products
Application Number
9/892408
Publication Number
6838590 (B2)
Application Date
June 27, 2001
Publication Date
January 4, 2005
Inventor
Theresa Michelle McCoy
Cumming
GA, US
Tiffany Marshalle Lee Hunter
Stone Mountain
GA, US
Jaime Braverman
Atlanta
GA, US
Charles Wilson Colman
Marietta
GA, US
Agent
Richard M Shane
Steven D Flack
James B Robinson
Assignee
Kimberly Clark Worldwide
WI, US
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