A thermally degradable polymeric fiber comprising a polymeric fiber matrix including a poly(hydroxyalkanoate) and a metal in the form of a compound selected from the group consisting of an alkaline earth metal oxide, a tin salt of a mono- or di-carboxylic acid, and scandium triflate (Sc(0Tf)3), where the concentration of the metal in the fiber matrix is at least 0.1 wt '.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number9951221
StatePublished - Apr 24 2018


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