Patents

Absorbent Articles Comprising Wetness Indicators:

May 4, 2017

U.S. Patent No. 9,585,796

Thomas James Klofta, Cincinnati, OH.
Assigned to The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH.

Filed: 11/17/15
Issued: 3/7/17

An absorbent article comprising: a backsheet; a wetness indicator composition comprising a stabilizer, a colorant, and a matrix; an absorbent core comprising a nonwoven layer and absorbent polymer material; wherein the wetness indicator composition is in direct contact with an inner surface of the backsheet and an outer surface of the nonwoven layer; wherein at least a portion of the absorbent polymer material is in direct contact with an inner surface of the nonwoven; wherein the absorbent core comprises less than 10% by weight cellulosic fibers; and wherein the stabilizer has a pH lower than the pH of the colorant.