Absorbent Article with Urine-Permeable Coversheet

September 13, 2011

Researchers at Procter & Gamble in Germany have received a U.S. patent for an absorbent core with a backsheet, a topsheet, an absorbent core and a urine permeable coversheet. The coversheet is partially attached to the article forming attached areas and the unattached areas and lies across the elongate opening in the front region in a position to cover the wearersÍ genitals but not obstruct the back region when the article is worn. The genital coversheet has a rearward transverse edge that is unattached to the article and traverses the elongate opening.

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