ApplicationNo. 681781 filed on 07/29/1996
US Classes:604/378, Containing layers having differing absorption characteristics (e.g., flow control, wicking, etc.)604/385.23, Absorbent means interposed between pervious topsheet and impervious backsheet604/387, By securing to garment or person604/400Pad support or holder adjustable relative to body crotch area
ExaminersPrimary: Weiss, John G.
Assistant: O, Ki Yong
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassesA61F 013/15
AbstractThe present invention pertains to a compound sanitary napkin. The compound sanitary napkin comprises a primary absorbent member including an absorbent core and an outer cover. The primary absorbent member has a second portion and an first portion; the first portion being vertically opposed to the second portion. The width of the first portion is greater than the width of the second portion. The compound sanitary napkin further comprises a secondary absorbent member that is joined with the primary absorbent member juxtaposed the second portion. The secondary absorbent member preferably comprises a liquid impervious backsheet and an absorbent material joined thereto. Optionally, the secondary absorbent member includes a backsheet, a topsheet joined to the backsheet and an absorbent core disposed between the backsheet and the top sheet.
Field of SearchContaining layers having differing absorption characteristics (e.g., flow control, wicking, etc.)
Discontinuous coating or treatment of layer
Pad having means for securing pad during use
By securing to garment or person
Specific garment, holder, or support for absorbent pad
Pad support or holder adjustable relative to body crotch area