Patents

Tampon Having An Asymmetric Insertion End

December 4, 2012

U.S. Patent No.: 8,216,202 B2

Inventor(s): Ryo Minoguchi, Cincinnati, OH, U.S.; Ricky Alan Pollard, Moscow, OH, U.S.; Margaret Henderson Hasse, Wyoming, OH, U.S.; Letha Margie Hines, Cincinnati, OH, U.S.; Diana Lynn Gann, Lebanon, OH, U.S.; and Thomas Ward Osborn, III, Cincinnati, OH, U.S.

Company: The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH, U.S.

Issued: 7/10/12

Description:
A tampon comprising a self-sustaining, compressed cylindrical absorbent mass having an insertion end and a withdrawal end, wherein the insertion end is asymmetric around an X-axis of the tampon.
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