To the Editor.—

The mother of one of my patients recently called me with the following information. She had purchased some Kleenex Huggies Super-Trim Diapers. When a diaper rash developed, she tore the diaper in half and found it contained small lemon-colored gelatin-like crystals inside the diaper.

I wrote to Kimberly-Clark and they replied:

The new thin disposable diapers derive their superior absorbency from a few grams of hydrocolloidal material dispensed throughout the absorbent core.

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