Patent Number: 6,252,027

Title: Thermally formed article, production process of thermally formed article, toner cartridge, and recording medium

Abstract: The invention provides a thermally formed article having biodegradability, recycling ability and thermoplasticity. The thermally formed article comprises a sugar polymer represented by the following general formula ##STR1## wherein G is a residue of a monosaccharide, oligosaccharide or polysaccharide, R is a linear or branched alkylene group having at least 4 carbon atoms when G is the residue of the monosaccharide, or a linear or branched alkylene group having at least 6 carbon atoms when G is the residue of the oligosaccharide or polysaccharide, and n is an integer of 1 to 5,000.

Inventors: Mihara; Chieko (Isehara, JP), Takeda; Toshihiko (Atsugi, JP), Kikuchi; Yoshihiko (Atsugi, JP), Minami; Masato (Atsugi, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: C08B 37/00 (20060101); C08B 3/00 (20060101); C08B 3/12 (20060101); C08G 63/668 (20060101); C08G 63/00 (20060101); G03G 5/10 (20060101); G03G 15/08 (20060101); C08G 063/00 (); G03G 013/00 (); B28D 022/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018