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They Invented What? (No. 160)

Posted in They Invented What? by Jake Ward on February 10, 2010

U.S. Pat. No. 6,313,371:  Flatulence deodorizer.

 

What is claimed is:

1. An apparatus for absorbing flatulence odor to be worn close to the body of a user, comprising:
          a) a pad having a first elongated end and a second enlarged end, said enlarged end being circular in shape;
          b) a first layer of activated charcoal cloth interior of said pad;
          c) a second layer and a third layer of cloth laminated to said first layer of activated charcoal cloth to form said pad;
          d) said second layer and said third layer of cloth having a plurality of perforations therein;
          e) said pad conforming to the shape of the body of a user; and,
          f) means for attaching said pad to the underwear of the user.

2. The apparatus of claim 1, wherein said activated charcoal cloth further comprises activated charcoal produced in a flexible textile form.

3. The apparatus of claim 1, further comprising double-sided tape having a first adhesive side and a second adhesive side, said first adhesive side attached to said pad.

4. The apparatus of claim 1, wherein said pad is washable and reusable.

5. A kit for absorbing flatulence odor to be worn close to the body of a user comprising:

          a) a pad having a first elongated end and a second enlarged end, said enlarged end being circular in shape;
          b) a first layer of activated charcoal cloth interior of said pad;
          c) a second layer and a third layer of cloth laminated to said first layer of activated charcoal cloth to form said pad;
          d) said second layer and said third layer of cloth having a plurality of perforations therein;
          e) said pad conforming to the shape of the body of a user;
          f) means for attaching said pad to the underwear of the user;
          g) a roll of continuous strip of double-sided tape having multiple transverse perforations thereon, said perforations being placed at intervals thereby forming single pieces of tape sized for convenient use with said pad; and
          h) a plastic bag for containing said pad and said roll of double-sided tape, said bag having a first compartment for containing said roll of double-sided tape and a second compartment for containing said pad.

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  1. murf said, on February 10, 2010 at 1:36 pm

    Strong Claim Set…

  2. Jacob Bennekou said, on February 19, 2010 at 11:58 am

    Oh well,

    This patent deflate:-) a lot of eddy murphy and howard Stern jokes.


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