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 language||English (US)|
|U.S. patent number||9951221|
|State||Published - Apr 24 2018|