Absorbent product for protection of disposable tape from ultraviolet ray
Patent #: 8,157,777 B2
Inventor(s): Kazuharu Ito, Nishinomiya, Japan; Yasuko Shiomichi, Kobe, Japan; and Dennis San Agustin Casalme, Kobe, Japan
Company: The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH
Patented is an absorbent product comprising: a package with a first panel opposed to a second panel. The package comprises a first window area in the first panel, a second window area in the second panel, and an ultraviolet barrier area at least partially disposed in the second panel, the ultraviolet barrier area comprising an ultraviolet absorbing agent; and a number of absorbent articles which are stacked and contained in the package; each of the absorbent articles having a body facing surface and an external surface opposed to the body facing surface; each of the absorbent articles having a front region and a rear region opposed to the front region; each of the absorbent articles comprising a liquid permeable topsheet, a liquid impermeable backsheet, an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, and a disposable tape secured to the external surface of the rear region; each of the absorbent articles comprising a graphic in the front region and in the rear region; the front region facing the first panel and the rear region facing the second panel; the graphic of the front region being visible through the first window area and the disposable tape being covered by the ultraviolet barrier area; wherein the graphic of the front region is more visible than the graphic of the rear region when viewed from outside.
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