Thin-walled natural rubber latex material substantially free of sulfur and nitrosamines

Publication Date

February 1, 2011

Patent Number

US6051320A

Abstract

Polypropylene fibers and devices that include a fatty acid monoglyceride added to the polypropylene as a melt additive are described. A hydrophilic enhancer material can be advantageously added to the polypropylene as a melt additive to enhance the hydrophilicity of the fibers and devices. An antimicrobial enhancer material can be added to the fibers to enhance the antimicrobial activity.

Thin-walled natural rubber latex material substantially free of sulfur and nitrosamines