Absorbent Article Having Enhanced Leg Curvature In Use

January 14, 2003

A disposable absorbent article has been patented. The article defines front and rear waist sections surrounding an intermediate section, a pair of laterally opposed side edges and longitudinally opposed waist edges and a longitudinal and lateral direction. The article also features a liquid-impermeable extensible outer cover and a liquid-permeable bodyside liner surrounding an absorbent body and a pair of leg elastics on the laterally opposed side edges. The article has a permanent leg elastic deformation value of 3% when subjected to a Product Deformation Test.

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