Patent #: 7,278,988
Inventor(s): Horacio Molas, Franz Aschenbrenner, Holger Gerlach and Melanie Hufnagel
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
A convertible pantyliner including a liner, a baffle and an absorbent core in between the liner and baffle was patented. The pantyliner also comprises at least one embossed fold line defining a central area and two side areas. The central area has two longitudinal ends, with a first longitudinal end being wider than the second longitudinal end. The pantyliner may be adjusted in size, depending on panty size, by folding the pantyliner along the embossed fold line so as to allow the periphery side areas to be positioned under a panty prior to, and while the pantyliners is in, use. The embossed fold line does not penetrate the baffle.
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