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Disposable absorbent article

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GB2063683B
GB2063683B GB8038560A GB8038560A GB2063683B GB 2063683 B GB2063683 B GB 2063683B GB 8038560 A GB8038560 A GB 8038560A GB 8038560 A GB8038560 A GB 8038560A GB 2063683 B GB2063683 B GB 2063683B
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Prior art keywords
absorbent article
disposable absorbent
disposable
article
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GB8038560A
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Colgate-Palmolive Co
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Colgate-Palmolive Co
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F13/00Bandages or dressings; Absorbent pads
    • A61F13/15Absorbent pads, e.g. sanitary towels, swabs or tampons for external or internal application to the body; Supporting or fastening means therefor; Tampon applicators
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    • A61F13/494Absorbent articles specially adapted to be worn around the waist, e.g. diapers characterised by edge leakage prevention means
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    • A61F13/49413Absorbent articles specially adapted to be worn around the waist, e.g. diapers characterised by edge leakage prevention means the edge leakage prevention means being at the crotch region the edge leakage prevention means being an upstanding barrier
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    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
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    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
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    • A61F2013/53445Absorbent pads, e.g. sanitary towels, swabs or tampons for external or internal application to the body; Supporting or fastening means therefor; Tampon applicators characterised by the absorbing medium having an inhomogeneous composition through the thickness of the pad from several sheets
GB8038560A 1979-12-03 1980-12-02 Disposable absorbent article Expired GB2063683B (en)

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JP (1) JPH0451181B2 (en)
AR (1) AR240232A1 (en)
AU (1) AU536507B2 (en)
BE (1) BE886404A (en)
BR (1) BR8007598A (en)
CA (1) CA1153541A (en)
CH (1) CH651185A5 (en)
DE (1) DE3044449A1 (en)
DK (1) DK154045C (en)
ES (1) ES264633Y (en)
FR (1) FR2470590B1 (en)
GB (1) GB2063683B (en)
GR (1) GR72829B (en)
IE (1) IE51061B1 (en)
IT (1) IT1128632B (en)
MX (1) MX153968A (en)
NL (1) NL8006293A (en)
PH (1) PH17624A (en)
PT (1) PT72110B (en)
ZA (1) ZA8006694B (en)

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US4994037A (en) 1990-07-09 1991-02-19 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Absorbent structure designed for absorbing body fluids
US5009650A (en) 1984-04-13 1991-04-23 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Absorbent structure designed for absorbing body fluids
US5037409A (en) 1990-07-12 1991-08-06 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Absorbent article having a hydrophilic flow-modulating layer
US5176668A (en) 1984-04-13 1993-01-05 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Absorbent structure designed for absorbing body fluids
US5364382A (en) 1989-05-08 1994-11-15 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Absorbent structure having improved fluid surge management and product incorporating same
US5509915A (en) 1991-09-11 1996-04-23 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Thin absorbent article having rapid uptake of liquid

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US5009650A (en) 1984-04-13 1991-04-23 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Absorbent structure designed for absorbing body fluids
US5176668A (en) 1984-04-13 1993-01-05 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Absorbent structure designed for absorbing body fluids
US5364382A (en) 1989-05-08 1994-11-15 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Absorbent structure having improved fluid surge management and product incorporating same
US5429629A (en) 1989-05-08 1995-07-04 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Absorbent structure having improved fluid surge management and product incorporating same
US4994037A (en) 1990-07-09 1991-02-19 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Absorbent structure designed for absorbing body fluids
US5037409A (en) 1990-07-12 1991-08-06 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Absorbent article having a hydrophilic flow-modulating layer
US5509915A (en) 1991-09-11 1996-04-23 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Thin absorbent article having rapid uptake of liquid

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CA1153541A (en) 1983-09-13
BR8007598A (en) 1981-06-09
FR2470590A1 (en) 1981-06-12
DE3044449A1 (en) 1981-08-20
JPH0451181B2 (en) 1992-08-18
MX153968A (en) 1987-03-03
PH17624A (en) 1984-10-11
PT72110A (en) 1980-12-01
IE802505L (en) 1981-06-03
DK477680A (en) 1981-06-04
IT8050223D0 (en) 1980-11-24
JPS5685401A (en) 1981-07-11
AR240232A1 (en) 1990-03-30
AU536507B2 (en) 1984-05-10
ES264633Y (en) 1983-06-16
ES264633U (en) 1982-12-16
GB2063683A (en) 1981-06-10
GR72829B (en) 1983-12-06
AU6466580A (en) 1981-06-11
DK154045B (en) 1988-10-10
CH651185A5 (en) 1985-09-13
ZA8006694B (en) 1982-05-26
BE886404A1 (en)
DK154045C (en) 1989-03-06
IE51061B1 (en) 1986-09-17
NL8006293A (en) 1981-07-01
CA1153541A1 (en)
BE886404A (en) 1981-03-16
FR2470590B1 (en) 1986-08-01
PT72110B (en) 1981-10-22

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