Panty liner

March 16, 2004

1. A panty liner that includes active additives and which comprises a liquid-permeable top sheet that lies proximal to the wearer in use, a liquid-impermeable backing sheet that lies distal from the wearer in use, wherein the panty liner comprises one or more low hygroscopic materials chosen from the group consisting of wadding, tow, non-woven and synthetic fibre materials, wherein the moisture content of the panty liner is less than 2.5 weight-% after twenty-four hours at 22.5° C. and 46% humidity, and wherein the active additives include lactobacillus and a deodorizer that is one of zeolite and silica.