Diaper Brand Research & Info

 

Diaper Brand Research and Information

Earth's Best 

Cost:

$$

Company:

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.

HQ Location:

New York, NY, USA

Website:

www.earthsbest.com

Contact:

www.earthsbest.com/about-earths-best/contact-us

Manufacturing Country:

Mexico

FAQ link:

N/A

Diaper Features:

Breathable sides; Moisture-barrier cuff

Absorbent Material: 

Natural materials including corn and wheat, “made with fewer petro-chemicals”

Environmental :

Chlorine-free; Latex-free; Dye-free; Perfume-free; Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) certification of compliance

 

Naty by Nature Babycare

Cost:

$$

Company:

Nature Babycare

HQ Location:

Nacka, Sweden

Website:

www.naty.com

Contact:

www.naty.com/en/customer-service/customer-service/

Manufacturing Country:

Primarily in Turkey

FAQ link:

www.naty.com/en/customer-service/faq/

Diaper Features:

GM free corn-based film; Moisture-barrier cuff; Chlorine and fragrance free; No plastic; “A backsheet and distribution center based on corn”; Unscented; “Outer breathable layer is based on GM-free maize starch, natural additives and biodegradable polyester”

Absorbent Material:

“Biodegradable chlorine free cellulose fluff pulp, blended with a small amount of SAP”

Environmental:

Website offers available certificate proving eco-claims; No animal testing

Seventh Generation

Cost:

$$

Company:

Seventh Generation

Website:

www.seventhgeneration.com

HQ Location:

Burlington, VT, USA

Contact:

http://seventhgeneration.custhelp.com/app/ask

Manufacturing Country:

Regular diapers made in USA; Training Pants / Overnight made in Mexico

FAQ link:

www.seventhgeneration.com/Diapers http://seventhgeneration.custhelp.com/app/answers/list

Diaper Features:

Hypoallergenic; Premium absorbancy; Hypoallergenic; Made from: chlorine free wood pulp fluff, sodium polyacrylate (also referred to as SAP or absorbent gel), polyolefin nonwoven fabric, adhesives, polyolefin film, synthetic rubber elastic strands

Absorbent Material:

chlorine free wood pulp fluff, sodium polyacrylate (also referred to as SAP or absorbent gel)

Environmental:

Fragrance free; Latex free; “Free of Petroleum based lotions”; Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) certification of compliance

Huggies

Cost:

$$-$$$

Company:

Kimberly Clark

HQ Location:

Neenah, WI, USA

Website:

www.huggies.com

Contact:

www.huggies.com/en-US/contact-us

Manufacturing Country:

United States

FAQ link:

http://www.huggies.com/en-us/faq

Diaper Features:

Little Snugglers -- Pocketed back waistband, Wetness indicator “breathable, comfy outer cover and quilted, flexible inner pad”, Contoured fit

Snug and Dry -- “SnugFit waistband”, “Absorb-Away layers”, “Long-Lasting Core”, “Stopping guards around the legs and waist”

Absorbent Material:

“Absorbent padding on HUGGIES® diapers is made of wood cellulose fiber (a fluffy paper-like material), and a superabsorbent material called polyacrylate. Other materials include polypropylene, polyester, and polyethylene”; “The elastic strands in all HUGGIES® diapers are made of synthetic rubber”

Environmental:

Fluff from certified sustainable forests

Target Up & Up

Cost:

$

Company:

Target Corporation

HQ Location:

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Website:

www.target.com

Contact:

www.target.com/HelpContent?help=/sites/html/TargetOnline/help/contact_us/contact_us.html

Manufacturing Country:

 

FAQ link:

N/A

Diaper Features:

No chlorine, no petrolium; “No lotions, parabens or latex”; Hypoallergenic; May contain natural aloe, chamomile, Vitamin E.

May include: 

  • Polyethylene or polypropylene films and fabrics
  • Block polymer construction adhesives
  • Wood pulp (all are ECF – Element Chlorine Free bleaching)
  • Polymeric substitutes for latex
  • Polyacrylate super absorbents
  • Organic substance based inks

Absorbent Material:

polymer

Environmental:

Link to corporate responsibility information: http://corporate.target.com/corporate-responsibility

Babies R Us

Cost:

$

Company:

Toys R Us

HQ Location:

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Website:

 

Contact:

http://www.toysrus.com/helpdesk/index.jsp?display=store&subdisplay=contact

Manufacturing Country:

 

FAQ link:

N/A

Diaper Features:

“Moisture-proof cover”; Hypoallergenic liner, Vitamin E, aloe and zinc; Perfume free, Latex free

Absorbent Material:

“Super-absorbent core”

Environmental:

Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) certification of compliance  http://www.toysrusinc.com/safety/about-our-supply-chain/

Kirkland Company

Cost:

$

Company:

Costco

Website:

www.costco.com

Contact:

http://www.costco.com/customer-service.html

Manufacturing Country:

 

FAQ link:

http://www.costco.com/faq.html

Diaper Features:

Hypoallergenic; Latex free; “Advanced shaping” and stretch

Absorbent Material:

“Super” absorbency

Environmental:

 

Bambamboos

Cost:

$$$

Company:

Bambamboos

Website:

www.bambamboos.com

Contact:

www.bambamboos.com

Manufacturing Country:

PR China - where bamboo is grown

FAQ link:

http://www.bambamboos.com/pages/faq

http://www.bambamboos.com/pages/why-bamboo

Diaper Features:

Bamboo woven material

Magic Tapetm enclosures

Super comfy and supportive shape

Chlorine and bleach-free

Hypoallergenic and anti-bacterial bamboo lining

elastic non-restrictive sides and back to prevent eruptions and leaks

Absorbent Material:

Bamboo pulp, SAP

 

Environmental:

Manually breaks down bamboo, avoiding chemicals like these

Non-toxic, soy-based inks

Pampers

Cost:

$$

Company:

Proctor & Gamble

Website:

www.pampers.com

Contact:

https://babycare.custhelp.com/app/ask/p/66

Manufacturing Country:

United States

FAQ link:

https://babycare.custhelp.com/app/answers/list/p/66

Diaper Features:

Swaddlers -- Wetness indicator, “Breathable”, “Soft, stretchy sides and overlapping fasteners”, Contoured fit Swaddlers Sensitive -- wetness indicator, hypoallergenic, “More lotion (with aloe) than swaddlers”, “Ultra breathability”, Contoured fit Baby Dry --  stretchy sides, UltraAbsorb™ core, “Up to 12 hours of overnight protection”, 3 layers of absorbency Cruisers -- 3-Way Fit, “Up to 12 hours of leakage protection”, 20% longer absorbant area, Contoured fit

Absorbent material:

“The absorbent core is primarily composed of an acquisition layer containing pulp-based fibers and a storage core containing a superabsorbent gelling material (a common polyacrylate.)  This super absorbent gel, which is used in most disposable diapers, are the small beads that turn into a gel-like material in order to hold the large amount of liquid.” Reference Contents: lotion, fragrance, Polypropylene (PP) and Polyethylene (PE), lycra, cellulose, absorbent gelling material (AGM), polyethylene, and adhesive;  NO latex Referencereference;

Environmental

http://www.pg.com/company/our_commitment/sustainability.jhtml Suppliers processes elementally chlorine free; Bags contain at least 25% post-consumer recycled plastic Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) certification of compliance   “> 99 percent of all safety evaluations without testing on animals.  The remaining tiny percentage comes from studies required by law or in cases where there are no alternatives available.” “To reduce environmental impact through the past 20 years, we've decreased our product weight by one-third and packaging weights by two-thirds.” Sustainable Forest Management http://www.pg.com/en_US/sustainability/point_of_view/wood_pulp.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

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