Absorbent composite

  • US 5,601,542 A
  • Filed: 03/25/1996
  • Issued: 02/11/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/24/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An absorbent composite suitable for use in a disposable absorbent garment, said absorbent composite comprising:

  • means for containing a superabsorbent material; and

    a superabsorbent material contained by said containment means, said superabsorbent material having a Pressure Absorbency Index of at least 120 and a 16-hour extractables level of less than about 13 weight percent said superabsorbent being present in said containment means in an amount of from about 30 to about 100 weight percent based on total weight of said containment means and said superabsorbent material.

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