Global patent index - EP 0993284 A1

EP 0993284 A1 2000-04-19 - ABSORBENT ARTICLE WRAPPER COMPRISING A SIDE FLAP FASTENER COVER

Title (en)

ABSORBENT ARTICLE WRAPPER COMPRISING A SIDE FLAP FASTENER COVER

Title (de)

VERPACKUNG MIT FLÜGELHAFTSTREIFENSCHUTZ FÜR ABSORIERENDE ARTIKEL

Title (fr)

EMBALLAGE D'ARTICLE ABSORBANT COMPRENANT UNE COUVERTURE LATERALE DE FIXATION DE VOLETS

Publication

EP 0993284 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 97928719 A

Priority

US 9709263 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9853781A1] An absorbent article extends in a longitudinal direction and comprises a main body portion (22) having a pair of longitudinal side edges, a pair of end edges, a garment surface, and a body surface. The absorbent article further comprises a pair of first flaps (24) joined to the main body portion and extending laterally outward beyond the longitudinal side edges of the main body portion, and a pair of second flaps (25) joined to the main body portion apart from the first flaps in the longitudinal direction and extending laterally outward beyond the longitudinal side edges of the main body portion. The garment surface of each of the first and second flaps comprises a first flap fastener (76) and a second flap fastener (77) respectively. The first and second flaps are folded over the body surface of the main body portion to expose the flap fasteners. A wrapper (78) comprises a main wrapper sheet (80) and a flap fastener cover (8). The flap fastener cover comprises a pair of longitudinal side portions, a pair of end portions, a releasable surface facing the flap fasteners of the first and second flaps, an opposing surface, a first portion, and a second portion, wherein a majority of the first portion extends in the first region and a majority of the second portion extends in the second region when the absorbent article is folded at the transverse axes. The flap fastener cover is releasably affixed to the flap fasteners of the first and second flaps.

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

A61F 13/15

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61F 13/15 (2006.01); A61F 13/472 (2006.01); A61F 13/514 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61F 13/476 (2013.01); A61F 13/5514 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9853781A1

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 9853781 A1 19981203; AU 3290497 A 19981230; AU 721742 B2 20000713; CA 2291639 A1 19981203; EP 0993284 A1 20000419; JP 2000502942 A 20000314; JP 3140470 B2 20010305

INPADOC legal status

2001-12-12 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18W

- Date of withdrawal: 20011008

2000-10-25 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17Q

- Effective date: 20000911

2000-04-19 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 19991206

2000-04-19 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU NL PT SE