Global patent index - EP 1032338 A1

EP 1032338 A1 2000-09-06 - ABSORBENT ARTICLE WRAPPER COMPRISING A SIDE FLAP FASTENER COVER

Title (en)

ABSORBENT ARTICLE WRAPPER COMPRISING A SIDE FLAP FASTENER COVER

Title (de)

VERPACKUNG FÜR ABSORBIERENDE GEGENSTÄNDE MIT ABDECKUNG DER SEITENLASCHENBEFESTIGUNG

Title (fr)

ENVELOPPE POUR ARTICLE ABSORBANT COMPRENANT UNE COUVERTURE DES FIXATIONS D'AILES LATERALES

Publication

EP 1032338 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 97954517 A

Priority

US 9720812 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9925285A1] An individually packaged absorbent article having a pair of first flaps and a pair of second flaps with fasteners, such as adhesive fasteners thereon, is disclosed. The absorbent article comprises a pair of first flaps and a pair of second flaps 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 and a second flap fastener respectively. The first and second flaps are folded over the body surface of the main body portion to expose the flap fasteners. A wrapper for the absorbent article comprises a main wrapper sheet, a first flap fastener cover and a second flap fastener cover. The main wrapper sheet comprises a pair of longitudinal side portions, a pair of end portions, an inner surface facing the main body portion and an outer surface. The main wrapper sheet is positioned adjacent to the garment surface of the main body portion. The main wrapper sheet and the main body portion of the absorbent article comprise two transverse axes and three regions divided by the two axes. The second flap fastener cover is joined to the first flap fastener cover at least at a point in a region between the second flap fasteners and the first transverse axis. The end portion of the first flap fastener cover is joined to the end portion of the main wrapper sheet of the second region.

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

A61F 13/15

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

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

CPC (invention and additional information)

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

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9925285A1

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 9925285 A1 19990527; AU 5894798 A 19990607; AU 758274 B2 20030320; CA 2333067 A1 19990527; CA 2333067 C 20050614; EP 1032338 A1 20000906; JP 2000512888 A 20001003; JP 3385035 B2 20030310; TW 524677 B 20030321; ZA 9810362 B 19990514

INPADOC legal status

2007-06-22 [REG HK WD] APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN, DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN, OR REFUSED AFTER PUBLICATION IN HONG KONG

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- Ref Document Number: 1031318

- Country of Ref Document: HK

2002-01-30 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20010711

2001-04-18 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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- Effective date: 20010228

2000-09-06 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20000613

2000-09-06 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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