Patent #: 8,157,778 B2
Inventor(s): Reiko Moriya, Kanagawa, Japan and Migaku Suzuki, Kanagawa, Japan
Company: Daio Paper Corporation, Shikokuchuo-shi, Japan
An absorbent article configured to be worn by a user has been patented by Daio Paper. The article has a front side corresponding to a front side of a body of the user when the article is worn by the user and a rear side corresponding to a rear side of the body of the user when the article is worn by the user. The article comprises a first leak preventer in sheet form extending from the front side of the absorbent article to the rear side of the absorbent article, the first leak preventer having a front part disposed on the front side of the absorbent article and a rear part disposed on the rear side of the absorbent article; a second leak preventer in sheet form for receiving feces excreted from an anus of the user disposed above an upper side of the first leak preventer, the second leak preventer being positioned over the rear part of the first leak preventer, wherein the second leak preventer does not substantially extend over the front part of the first leak preventer and does not include any perforation so as to prevent the feces from permeating or passing through the second leak preventer and the second leak preventer is closer to a skin of the user than the first leak preventer when the article is worn by the user; and an absorber containing a super absorbent polymer, capable of absorbing a body fluid, the absorber being disposed above an upper side of the first leak preventer and extending from the front part of the first leak preventer beneath the second leak preventer in at least one layer, and a urine introduction part forming member bonded to a part of a lower surface of a front end or in a vicinity of the front end of the second leak preventer, the urine introduction part being provided to form a flow passage to flow the body fluid received on a front side of the absorber toward a rear side of the absorber.
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