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1. (WO2017037550) ABSORBENT ARTICLE HAVING A HIGH CONTENT OF BIO-BASED MATERIALS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/037550    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2016/054122
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Jul 09 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61F 13/51
A61F 13/511
A61F 13/514
Applicants: FITESA NONWOVEN, INC.
Inventors: CHESTER, Stephen O.
DREWS, Gary
KONG, Daniel
NEWKIRK, David Dudley
Title: ABSORBENT ARTICLE HAVING A HIGH CONTENT OF BIO-BASED MATERIALS
Abstract:
Bio-based absorbent articles are provided. Bio-based absorbent articles include a topsheet, a backsheet, and an absorbent core sandwiched there between. The topsheet and backsheet are attached to each other along opposing surfaces to define a cavity in which the absorbent core is enclosed. The components of absorbent article are selected so that at least 75% of the material comprising the absorbent article comprises a bio- based material, and preferably at least 80%, 85%, 90%, and 95% of the material comprising the absorbent article comprises a bio-based material.