Company claims to have made blanket that kills the smell of flatulence

(NBC) - An ad of a blanket that has the ability to absorb flatulence has become a viral hit on the Internet.

The maker of the blanket, the Better Marriage Blanket says the blanket's material is equipped with activated carbon fabric that has the ability to quickly absorb the odor of flatulence. The ad has been viewed more than one million times since March 31, 2010.

It is a "real solution to a very real problem," says the ad.

The official website of the product says that the blanket is made of the same fabric which is used to protect against chemical weapons.

The product's Web site lists the price at $49.95 for a Queen sized blanket and $59.95 for a King size.

The company's website is www.bettermarriageblanket.com.