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John C Dyer, Thomas A DesMarais, Gary D LaVon, Keith J Stone, Gregory W Taylor, Gerald A Young: Thin-unit-wet absorbent foam materials for aqueous body fluids and process for making same. The Procter & Gamble Company, Eric W Guttag, E Kelly Linman, February 7, 1995: US05387207 (497 worldwide citation)

Relatively thin, collapsed, i.e. unexpanded, polymeric foam materials that, upon contact with aqueous body fluids, expand and absorb such fluids, are disclosed. A process for consistently obtaining such relatively thin, collapsed polymeric foam materials by polymerizing a specific type of water-in-o ...


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Thomas A DesMarais, Keith J Stone, Hugh A Thompson, Gerald A Young, Gary D LaVon, John C Dyer: Absorbent foam materials for aqueous body fluids and absorbent articles containing such materials. The Procter & Gamble Company, Eric W Guttag, November 9, 1993: US05260345 (471 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are absorbent foam materials suitable for use as or in the absorbent cores of absorbent articles, such as diapers which absorb and retain aqueous body fluids. Such foam materials comprise hydrophilic, flexible open-celled structures which are preferably prepared by polymerizing high intern ...


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Thomas A DesMarais, Mary E Freeland, William J Moore: Absorbent article having elastic strands. The Procter & Gamble Company, Larry L Huston, John M Pollaro, Frederick H Braun, January 9, 1990: US04892536 (424 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article, such as a diaper, having a liquid impervious backsheet, a urine pervious liner, and absorbent core intermediate the backsheet and liner is disclosed. The liner has a passageway to allow communication of solid waste materials to the core, thereby isolating such waste f ...


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Gary D Lavon, Edward P Carlin, Kenneth B Buell, Thomas A Desmarais, John A Chang, Christina Susanne Mueller, Takako Haga: Absorbent articles providing sustained dynamic fit. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, E Kelly Linman, Jacobus C Rasser, October 25, 1994: US05358500 (214 worldwide citation)

Absorbent articles such as diapers, incontinent briefs, training pants, diaper holders and liners, feminine hygiene garments, and the like, designed to provide sustained dynamic fit about the wearer during use as well as to improve the containment of body exudates and wearer comfort/mobility. Such a ...


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Thomas A DesMarais: Compound sanitary napkin. The Procter & Gamble Company, Monte D Witte, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, January 10, 1984: US04425130 (136 worldwide citation)

Compound sanitary napkins comprising a primary menstrual pad and a panty protector joined by union means having limited extent. The primary menstrual pad comprises an absorbent core and, optionally, a pad overwrap and, also optionally, a fluid barrier. The panty protector comprises an absorbent elem ...


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Thomas A DesMarais: Extrusion process for thermoplastic resin composition for fabric fibers with exceptional strength and good elasticity. The Procter & Gamble Company, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, Monte D Witte, April 6, 1982: US04323534 (110 worldwide citation)

The object of this invention is to provide a composition of thermoplastic rubber which can be extruded into fibers and films with exceptional strength and good elasticity. Current formulations of some thermoplastic rubbers cannot be extruded into fibers or films with the accompanying strength and el ...


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Thomas A DesMarais, Robert H Siegfried: Absorbent article having floating inner cuffs. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, John M Pollaro, Fredrick H Braun, February 28, 1989: US04808177 (110 worldwide citation)

An integral disposable absorbent article such as a diaper having an absorbent core, a backsheet, a continuous topsheet, an elastically contractible leg cuff along each longitudinal edge, and a pair of floating inner cuffs extending longitudinally along the absorbent article in at least the crotch re ...


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Keith J Stone, Thomas A DesMarais, John C Dyer, Bryn Hird, Gary D La Von, Stephen A Goldman, Michelle R Peace, Paul Seiden: Absorbent foams made from high internal phase emulsions useful for acquiring and distributing aqueous fluids. The Proctor & Gamble Company, Eric W Guttag, Carl J Roof, E Kelly Linman, October 8, 1996: US05563179 (108 worldwide citation)

Absorbent foams materials that are capable of acquiring and distributing aqueous fluids, especially discharged body fluids such as urine. These absorbent foams combine relatively high capillary absorption pressures and capacity-per-weight properties that allow them to acquire fluid, with or without ...


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Thomas A DesMarais, Keith J Stone, Hugh A Thompson, Gerald A Young, Gary D LaVon, John C Dyer: Absorbent foam materials for aqueous body fluids and absorbent articles containing such materials. The Procter & Gamble Company, Eric W Guttag, December 7, 1993: US05268224 (97 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are absorbent foam materials suitable for use as or in the absorbent cores of absorbent articles, such as diapers which absorb and retain aqueous body fluids. Such foam materials comprise hydrophilic, flexible open-celled structures which are preferably prepared by polymerizing high intern ...


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Thomas A DesMarais, Keith J Stone, Hugh A Thompson, Gerald A Young, Gary D LaVon, John C Dyer: Absorbent foam materials for aqueous body fluids and absorbent articles containing such materials. The Procter & Gamble Company, Eric W Guttag, E Kelly Linman, July 19, 1994: US05331015 (89 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are absorbent foam materials suitable for use as or in the absorbent cores of absorbent articles, such as diapers which absorb and retain aqueous body fluids. Such foam materials comprise hydrophilic, flexible open-celled structures which are preferably prepared by polymerizing high intern ...