WO2003005949A3 - Disposable and reusable absorbent undergarments - Google Patents

Disposable and reusable absorbent undergarments Download PDF

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WO2003005949A3
WO2003005949A3 PCT/US2002/022530 US0222530W WO03005949A3 WO 2003005949 A3 WO2003005949 A3 WO 2003005949A3 US 0222530 W US0222530 W US 0222530W WO 03005949 A3 WO03005949 A3 WO 03005949A3
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fastening tabs
absorbent article
disposable
garment
body portion
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Fredrica V Coates
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Fredrica V Coates
Tyco Healthcare Retail Group I
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Priority to US60/304,792 priority Critical
Priority to US30479101P priority
Priority to US30478901P priority
Priority to US30477001P priority
Priority to US30478701P priority
Priority to US30479201P priority
Priority to US30478801P priority
Priority to US30476901P priority
Priority to US30479001P priority
Priority to US60/304,791 priority
Priority to US60/304,790 priority
Priority to US60/304,789 priority
Priority to US60/304,769 priority
Priority to US60/304,787 priority
Priority to US60/304,788 priority
Priority to US60/304,770 priority
Priority to US60/305,877 priority
Priority to US30589601P priority
Priority to US30587701P priority
Priority to US30584801P priority
Priority to US30587901P priority
Priority to US30584701P priority
Priority to US30589501P priority
Priority to US60/305,848 priority
Priority to US60/305,847 priority
Priority to US60/305,879 priority
Priority to US60/305,895 priority
Priority to US60/305,896 priority
Application filed by Fredrica V Coates, Tyco Healthcare Retail Group I filed Critical Fredrica V Coates
Priority claimed from MXPA04000309A external-priority patent/MXPA04000309A/en
Priority claimed from US10/483,523 external-priority patent/US20040236298A1/en
Publication of WO2003005949A2 publication Critical patent/WO2003005949A2/en
Publication of WO2003005949A3 publication Critical patent/WO2003005949A3/en

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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
    • A61F13/45Absorbent 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 shape
    • A61F13/47Sanitary towels, incontinence pads or napkins
    • A61F13/476Sanitary towels, incontinence pads or napkins characterised by encircling the crotch region of the undergarment
    • 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
    • A61F13/56Supporting or fastening means
    • A61F13/5605Supporting or fastening means specially adapted for sanitary napkins or the like
    • A61F13/5616Supporting or fastening means specially adapted for sanitary napkins or the like using flaps, e.g. adhesive, for attachment to the undergarment
    • 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
    • A61F13/505Absorbent pads, e.g. sanitary towels, swabs or tampons for external or internal application to the body; Supporting or fastening means therefor; Tampon applicators with separable parts, e.g. combination of disposable and reusable parts
    • 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
    • A61F13/56Supporting or fastening means
    • 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
    • A61F13/45Absorbent 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 shape
    • A61F13/47Sanitary towels, incontinence pads or napkins
    • A61F2013/4708Panty-liner
    • 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
    • A61F13/56Supporting or fastening means
    • A61F2013/5666Supporting or fastening means connected to itself
    • 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
    • A61F13/56Supporting or fastening means
    • A61F2013/5683Disposition or arrangement

Abstract

An absorbent article is provided according to exemplary aspects of this invention. The absorbent article includes a body portion having a perimeter and a garment-facing surface. The absorbent article also includes a pair of fastening tabs extending from the garment-facing surface of the body portion at locations spaced inwardly from the perimeter of the body portion. Each of the fastening tabs has means for engaging the other of the fastening tabs, and the fastening tabs are positioned to receive a portion of a garment therebetween.
PCT/US2002/022530 2001-07-13 2002-07-15 Disposable and reusable absorbent undergarments WO2003005949A2 (en)

Priority Applications (28)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US30479101P true 2001-07-13 2001-07-13
US30478901P true 2001-07-13 2001-07-13
US30477001P true 2001-07-13 2001-07-13
US30478701P true 2001-07-13 2001-07-13
US30479201P true 2001-07-13 2001-07-13
US30478801P true 2001-07-13 2001-07-13
US30476901P true 2001-07-13 2001-07-13
US30479001P true 2001-07-13 2001-07-13
US60/304,791 2001-07-13
US60/304,790 2001-07-13
US60/304,789 2001-07-13
US60/304,769 2001-07-13
US60/304,787 2001-07-13
US60/304,788 2001-07-13
US60/304,770 2001-07-13
US60/304,792 2001-07-13
US30589601P true 2001-07-18 2001-07-18
US30587701P true 2001-07-18 2001-07-18
US30584801P true 2001-07-18 2001-07-18
US30587901P true 2001-07-18 2001-07-18
US30584701P true 2001-07-18 2001-07-18
US30589501P true 2001-07-18 2001-07-18
US60/305,848 2001-07-18
US60/305,847 2001-07-18
US60/305,879 2001-07-18
US60/305,895 2001-07-18
US60/305,896 2001-07-18
US60/305,877 2001-07-18

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MXPA04000309A MXPA04000309A (en) 2001-07-13 2002-07-15 Disposable and reusable protective undergarments.
AU2002320550A AU2002320550A1 (en) 2001-07-13 2002-07-15 Disposable and reusable absorbent undergarments
US10/483,523 US20040236298A1 (en) 2001-07-13 2002-07-15 Disposable and reusable protective undergarments
CA 2448817 CA2448817A1 (en) 2001-07-13 2002-07-15 Disposable and reusable protective undergarments

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WO2003005949A3 true WO2003005949A3 (en) 2004-01-29

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MXPA06010112A (en) * 2004-03-05 2007-04-12 Kuver Designs Pty Ltd Pouch for absorbent pads.
FR2997012A1 (en) * 2012-10-22 2014-04-25 Frederique Plaquin Impermeable and reusable pocket for absorbing article that is inserted in crotch of e.g. incontinent adult, has main part whose elastic elements are automatically inserted in groin and provided in permanent contact with skin of thighs

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EP0270058A1 (en) * 1986-12-01 1988-06-08 McNEIL-PPC, INC. Sanitary napkin with flaps
US4900320A (en) * 1986-06-16 1990-02-13 Mcneil-Ppc, Inc. Sanitary napkin with panty gathering flaps
US5015251A (en) * 1984-11-30 1991-05-14 Alimed, Inc. Medical fastener strap
WO1991008725A1 (en) * 1989-12-20 1991-06-27 The Procter & Gamble Company Fitted belt for absorbent garment
WO1994002091A1 (en) * 1992-07-21 1994-02-03 Hamilton David C Releasably fastening reusable flexible tape
US5295986A (en) * 1991-09-11 1994-03-22 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Newborn's growth adjustable absorbent diaper having variable overlapping and non-overlapping ears
EP0595047A1 (en) * 1992-09-30 1994-05-04 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Sanitary napkin with garment attachment panels
US5558662A (en) * 1994-04-20 1996-09-24 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Absorbent article having an attachment mechanism and a method of attaching
EP0982017A2 (en) * 1998-08-21 2000-03-01 SCA Hygiene Products AB Attachment flaps for sanitary napkin providing a threedimensional form
US6035498A (en) * 1997-01-27 2000-03-14 Velcro Industties B.V. Stretched fasteners
EP1077054A2 (en) * 1999-08-18 2001-02-21 First Quality Enterprises, Inc. Absorbent article
WO2001072254A2 (en) * 2000-03-29 2001-10-04 The Procter & Gamble Company Disposable absorbent article having releasable and reattachable positioning flaps
WO2002011657A2 (en) * 2000-08-07 2002-02-14 The Procter & Gamble Company Absorbent article with improved fastening system

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US5015251A (en) * 1984-11-30 1991-05-14 Alimed, Inc. Medical fastener strap
US4900320C1 (en) * 1986-06-16 2001-07-03 Mcneil Ppc Inc Sanitary napkin with panty gathering flaps
US4900320A (en) * 1986-06-16 1990-02-13 Mcneil-Ppc, Inc. Sanitary napkin with panty gathering flaps
EP0270058A1 (en) * 1986-12-01 1988-06-08 McNEIL-PPC, INC. Sanitary napkin with flaps
WO1991008725A1 (en) * 1989-12-20 1991-06-27 The Procter & Gamble Company Fitted belt for absorbent garment
US5295986A (en) * 1991-09-11 1994-03-22 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Newborn's growth adjustable absorbent diaper having variable overlapping and non-overlapping ears
WO1994002091A1 (en) * 1992-07-21 1994-02-03 Hamilton David C Releasably fastening reusable flexible tape
EP0595047A1 (en) * 1992-09-30 1994-05-04 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Sanitary napkin with garment attachment panels
US5558662A (en) * 1994-04-20 1996-09-24 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Absorbent article having an attachment mechanism and a method of attaching
US6035498A (en) * 1997-01-27 2000-03-14 Velcro Industties B.V. Stretched fasteners
EP0982017A2 (en) * 1998-08-21 2000-03-01 SCA Hygiene Products AB Attachment flaps for sanitary napkin providing a threedimensional form
EP1077054A2 (en) * 1999-08-18 2001-02-21 First Quality Enterprises, Inc. Absorbent article
WO2001072254A2 (en) * 2000-03-29 2001-10-04 The Procter & Gamble Company Disposable absorbent article having releasable and reattachable positioning flaps
WO2002011657A2 (en) * 2000-08-07 2002-02-14 The Procter & Gamble Company Absorbent article with improved fastening system

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