Packaged Body Adhering Absorbent Article and Method of Applying Such Article to a Wearer
Patent #: 8,012,137
Inventor(s): Carmen Lira, Appleton, WI; Deborah Snell Hannah, Appleton, WI; Adrienne Rae Loyd, Neenah, WI and Channon Lee Arteman
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide
Kimberly-Clark researchers have patented a feminine care absorbent article comprising an absorbent structure and a shell. The structure is configured for disposition adjacent to a female wearersÍ vaginal region while the shell is configured to support the absorbent structure. The shell has a body facing source with an adhesive and a body facing surface. The absorbent article has a packaged configuration and a use congiguration and at least a portion of the article overlaps another portion of the article when its packaged but they are not overlapping during use.
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