Hygiene products

SP evaluates diapers, sanitary towels, tampons and incontinence products
We test the product's ability to keep dry
  • Absorption of liquids, such as water, physiological saline, solution, artificial urine or synthetic menstrual fluid
  • Retention capacity and surface dryness under load
  • Leakage - test with doll in baby size
  • Function of the fluid barier layer
Other features that are tested
  • Power to open attachments
  • The elasticity of the elastic
  • Ability to absorb odors
Product development

We can participate in product evaluations with materials, such as polymer materials, absorbtionsmaterial and glue / joints, and method development. We can also perform a number of chemical analysis.

Related Information

Technical Areas

Chemistry, Materials and Surfaces

Contact Persons

Catrin Lindblad

Phone: +46 10 516 53 14

SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, Box 857, SE-501 15 Borås Phone +46 10-516 50 00, E-mail info@sp.se