Re-Expanded Tampon Pledget
Patent #: 7,678,095
Inventor(s): Dane Jackson, Karla Williams, Suzanne Pauley and Jeffrey Brown
Company: Playtex Products, Inc.
Patented recently is a pre-expanded tampon pledget formed from cellulosic absorbent fibers. The fibers are not tightly compressed, thus, the pledget has a reduced fiber density. As a result, a softer, more pliable pledget is formed that not only increases user comfort during use, but also affords a user with comparable and/or increased leakage protection over conventional tampons or tampon pledgets.
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