Patents

Sanitary Device And Method

May 8, 2013

U.S. Patent No.: 8,251,964 B1 

Inventor(s): Thomas J. Burke, Whitehouse Station, NJ, U.S.

Filed: 6/18/09

Issued: 8/28/12

An absorbent device, comprising: a pliant, substantially waterproof planar member having an area and an edge thereabout; an absorbent pad disposed on said planar member having a margin thereabout on said planar member; a fluid-permeable layer disposed over said absorbent pad and retained to said planar member at said margin; and an adhesive disposed in a portion of said margin and spaced from said edge by a selected dimension to form a flap from said planar member between said edge and said adhesive, wherein said planar member together with said absorbent pad and said fluid permeable layer, are folded at a fold and bonded with a bond on confronting portions of said margin extending away from said from fold to define a volume therebetween including said absorbent pad having an opening into said volume including said adhesive at least partially thereacross, and wherein said flap is selectively foldable to at least partially cover said adhesive.
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