Global Patent Index - EP 0993287 A1

EP 0993287 A1 2000-04-19 - USE OF A HANDLING AID FOR A BODY APPLIED DISPOSABLE ABSORBENT ARTICLE

Title (en)

USE OF A HANDLING AID FOR A BODY APPLIED DISPOSABLE ABSORBENT ARTICLE

Title (de)

VERWENDUNG EINER HANDHABUNGSHILFE FÜR EINEM AM KÖRPER ANGEWANDTEN ABSORBIERENDEN WEGWERFARTIKEL

Title (fr)

UTILISATION D'UN DISPOSITIF D'AIDE A LA MANIPULATION POUR ARTICLE ABSORBANT HYGIENIQUE JETABLE

Publication

EP 0993287 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98925887 A

Priority

  • EP 98925887 A
  • EP 97110736 A
  • IB 9801001 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0888764A1] The invention provides a use of a means for holding and applying directly to a user's body a disposable absorbent article having a body facing surface and a garment facing surface, a longitudinal symmetry plane, a front end edge and a rear end edge, and comprising a liquid pervious topsheet, a backsheet joined to said topsheet and an absorbent core intermediate the backsheet and the topsheet. The means are located on the garment facing surface of the absorbent article, and are oriented transversely. The means are used by inserting at least one finger in the means, by manipulating the article into a position directly on the body, and by preferably forming the article into a tridimensional shape while applying it to the body. <IMAGE>

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

A61F 13/15; A61F 13/56

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61F 13/472 (2006.01); A61F 13/00 (2006.01); A61F 13/15 (2006.01); A61F 13/56 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61F 13/47227 (2013.01); A61F 13/4704 (2013.01); A61F 13/84 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9901093A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

EP 0888764 A1 19990107; AU 7784598 A 19990125; BR 9810535 A 20000829; CA 2294831 A1 19990114; CN 1268040 A 20000927; EP 0993287 A1 20000419; JP 2001509402 A 20010724; KR 20010014428 A 20010226; WO 9901093 A1 19990114

INPADOC legal status


2001-12-05 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20010607

2000-12-13 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20001026

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

- Effective date: 20000131

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

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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