Global patent index - EP 0874613 A4

EP 0874613 A4 2001-01-03 - ABSORBENT ARTICLES HAVING FLUID CONTACT ANGLE GRADIENTS

Title (en)

ABSORBENT ARTICLES HAVING FLUID CONTACT ANGLE GRADIENTS

Title (de)

ABSORBIERENDE ARTIKEL MIT FLÜSSIGKEITSKONTAKTWINKELGRADIENTEN

Title (fr)

ARTICLE ABSORBANT PRESENTANT DES GRADIENTS D'ANGLE DE CONTACT AVEC UN FLUIDE

Publication

EP 0874613 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 96945420 A

Priority

  • EP 96945420 A
  • EP 95120652 A
  • US 9620685 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9724096A1] The present invention relates to a disposable absorbent article (1) comprising a liquid pervious top sheet (2), an absorbent core (4), and a back sheet (3). Said back sheet comprises a fluid permeable polymeric film having uni-directional fluid transfer towards the core, and said core comprising a fluid storage layer, wherein said absorbent article exhibits a fluid contact angle gradient across said storage layer and said back sheet.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61F 13/15

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61F 13/534 (2006.01); A61F 13/15 (2006.01); A61F 13/20 (2006.01); A61F 13/514 (2006.01); A61F 13/539 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61F 13/534 (2013.01); A61F 13/5146 (2013.01); A61F 13/47 (2013.01); A61F 13/5148 (2013.01); A61F 2013/51061 (2013.01); A61F 2013/530912 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9724096 A1 19970710; AR 005293 A1 19990428; AU 1567597 A 19970728; AU 731558 B2 20010405; BR 9612387 A 19990713; CA 2241077 A1 19970710; CN 1098059 C 20030108; CN 1211912 A 19990324; CO 4520182 A1 19971015; CZ 9802055 A3 19981111; EG 20884 A 20000531; EP 0874613 A1 19981104; EP 0874613 A4 20010103; HU 221144 B1 20020828; HU 9901020 A2 19990728; HU 9901020 A3 19991129; ID 20374 A 19971203; IL 125069 A 20020421; IL 125069 D0 19990126; JP 3245177 B2 20020107; JP H11501562 A 19990209; KR 100272832 B1 20001201; MX 9805163 A 19981031; NO 983009 A 19980828; NO 983009 D0 19980626; TR 9801213 T2 19981021; TW 390807 B 20000521; ZA 9610903 B 19970627

INPADOC legal status

2005-07-29 [REG HK WD] APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN, DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN, OR REFUSED AFTER PUBLICATION IN HONG KONG

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2003-06-25 [18W] WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20030428

2002-07-17 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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2001-01-03 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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2001-01-03 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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1998-11-04 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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