Lubricious compositions and articles made therefrom

  • US 8,551,034 B2
  • Filed: 10/26/2011
  • Issued: 10/08/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/04/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A tampon applicator comprising a barrel, a plunger or both a barrel and plunger formed from a lubricious polymeric composition consisting essentially of:

  • about 95 wt % to about 99.5 wt %, based on the weight of the polymeric composition, of low density polyethylene, high density polyethylene, or a combination thereof; and

    one or more lubricants selected from the group consisting of erucamide, stearyl erucamide, bis-erucamide, and any combinations thereof.

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