Patent Number: 6,251,410

Title: Flattened tubular monofilament dental floss

Abstract: A dental floss formed from a single hollow monofilament in the shape of a flattened tube. The monofilament is formed of a blend that includes a base polymer, a block copolymer and a compatibilizer.

Inventors: Schiraldi; Michael Thomas (East Brunswick, NJ), Subelka; John Charles (Marlboro, NJ), Korpman; Ralph (Bridgewater, NJ), Johnson; Bruce C. (Whiting, NJ), Tanverdi; Atiye Erden (Columbia, SC), Lewis; Ivor Peter (Columbia, SC)

Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Comsumer Companies, Inc.

International Classification: D01F 6/88 (20060101); D01F 6/90 (20060101); D01F 6/92 (20060101); D01F 6/94 (20060101); D01F 6/46 (20060101); A61K 006/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018