Patent Number: 6,309,509

Title: Composition and paper comprising cellulose ester, alkylpolyglycosides, and cellulose

Abstract: This invention relates to compositions, paper, thermoplastic sheets, and medical paper containing cellulose ester, alkylpolyglycoside (APG) or a mixture of APG and polyether glycol, and, optionally, cellulose. The process of incorporating APG or a mixture of APG and polyether glycol in paper composed of cellulose ester fibers and cellulose fibers and to calendaring of such paper is also disclosed.

Inventors: Buchanan; Charles Michael (Kingsport, TN), Ellery; Eric Eugene (Kingsport, TN), Wood; Matthew Davie (Gray, TN)

Assignee: Eastman Chemical Company

International Classification: C08L 1/02 (20060101); C08L 1/00 (20060101); C08L 1/10 (20060101); D21H 13/00 (20060101); D21H 13/06 (20060101); D21H 19/32 (20060101); D21H 17/00 (20060101); D21H 19/00 (20060101); D21H 17/24 (20060101); D21F 011/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018