Patents by Inventor Fred H. Steiger

Fred H. Steiger has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 6455034
    Abstract: Methods, compositions and products are described which inhibit the development of odor in excreted body fluids by odor-causing cations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 1994
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2002
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventor: Fred H. Steiger
  • Patent number: 6071259
    Abstract: A tampon inserter is included in a package of about the size used for conventional digital tampons, without, a decrease in the number of such tampons in the package. The inserter provides an alternate means for insertion of digital and other tampons and may be used as a training device for new users.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 1997
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2000
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Fred H. Steiger, Philip J. Stevenson, Dennis C. Holtman
  • Patent number: 4186743
    Abstract: A sanitary napkin is provided having a pressure-sensitive adhesive element on the surface thereof for adhering to the crotch portion of the undergarment. The adhesive element is further provided with a protective releasable layer having adhered thereto microcapsules containing a deodorant material. Upon peeling the protective releasable layer from the adhesive element, the deodorant material is released in a controlled manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 1978
    Date of Patent: February 5, 1980
    Assignee: Personal Products Company
    Inventor: Fred H. Steiger
  • Patent number: 3973567
    Abstract: A sanitary napkin having an adhesive element thereon for attaching to a undergarment is provided with means for both protecting the napkin and the adhesive element prior to use and for disposing of the napkin after use. The means comprise providing the napkin with a wrapper sheet of flexible material overlying one major surface, and the sides of the napkin and at least partially overlapping on the second major surface of the napkin. The sheet is releasably adhered to and held in place by the adhesive element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 1975
    Date of Patent: August 10, 1976
    Assignee: Personal Products Company
    Inventors: Subramanian Srinivasan, Fred H. Steiger