Patent #: 6,706,030
Inventor(s): Thomas Rueckes, Watertown and Brent M. Segal
Company: Kao Corporation
A patent has bee issued for an absorbent article which comprises a liquid-permeable topsheet, a liquid-impermeable antileakage sheet and a liquid-retentive absorbent core. The absorbent article is provided with upstanding guards along longitudinal left and right opposing side portions thereof. Each of the upstanding guards are provided with a plurality of upstanding guard elastic members which form a gather in a widthwise direction of each upstanding guard.
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