Procter & Gamble. (Feminine Hygiene Market News).Among several new feminine hygiene Feminine hygiene is a general term used to describe products used by women during menstruation, vaginal discharge, and other bodily functions related to the vulva. Sanitary Towels (also known as maxi-pads or napkins), pantiliners, tampons, and feminine wipes are the major products being offered by P&G, Cincinnati, OH, is the Tampax Pearl tampon tampon /tam·pon/ (tam´pon) [Fr.] a pack, pad, or plug made of cotton, sponge, or other material, variously used in surgery to plug the nose, vagina, etc., for the control of hemorrhage or the absorption of secretions. which features an absorbent absorbent /ab·sor·bent/ (-sor´bent)
1. able to take in, or suck up and incorporate.
2. a tissue structure involved in absorption.
3. a substance that absorbs or promotes absorption. braid that can expand width-wise to provide a better fit. The tampons also feature a plastic applicator ap·pli·ca·tor
An instrument for applying something, such as a medication.
n a device for applying medication; usually a slender rod of glass or wood, used with a pledget of cotton on the end. , a contoured grip that allows women to position the applicator more comfortably and a discreet wrapper. Tampax Pearl's packaging allows women to easily choose which product will suit their needs--the tampons' regular, super and super plus absorbency varieties are color-coded in yellow, orange and green, respectively. Tampax Pearl is available in scented or unscented varieties and is now available in mass retail locations with a retail value ranging from $3.99-$4.99.
P&G has also developed a Tampax Satin Learner's kit for girls, while serving as a tool for mothers or other trusted adults to initiate discussion about menstruation menstruation, periodic flow of blood and cells from the lining of the uterus in humans and most other primates, occurring about every 28 days in women. Menstruation commences at puberty (usually between age 10 and 17). . The learner's kit combines comprehensive information regarding the use of tampons, including an instruction book, Tampax Satin Lites tampons and Alldays panty liners. Tampax Satin Lites applicator tampons have a rounded top rounded top
See dome. to help with insertion. The tampons can be used alone or in conjunction with the provided samples of Alldays Combo wrapped panty liners, which absorb moisture and odor to help maintain a fresh feeling.
In other news, in May P&G announced a goal of doubling its business in Western Europe to mirror the penetration the company currently holds in the U.S. Paul Polman, president of P&G Western Europe, said he hopes that the 388 million households in Western Europe will help to double P&G's overall business.