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Adhesive Patterns For Feminine Hygiene Articles. (Patent Review).

Adhesive Patterns For Feminine Hygiene Articles: No. 6,394,990; Leonard Rosenfeld, Pramod Mavinkurve, Henri Lachenaie and Roger Boulander, assignors to McNeil-PPC, Skiliman, NJ. Filed 6/24/98. Issued 5 /28/02.

Patented is a disposable feminine hygiene article containing adhesive patterns, The article comprises a main body portion, including an absorbent material and an impervious backing sheet on which the absorbent material is mounted. The main body portion is bounded by a peripheral edges and two wings, with each wing extending from and hingedly attached to the backing sheet along a fold line inside the peripheral edge, respectively. Portions of the backing sheet and wings are provided with adhesive areas sufficient enough to bind the article to an undergarment to hold the article in place. The portions of the backing sheet feature one or more sections of the backing sheet located intermediate the wings. Substantially, all of the adhesive areas on the wings are offset from the adhesive areas on the backing sheet, so that the the wings are folded about the fold lines If the wings are folded about the fold lines toward the adhesive areas on the backing sheet. The adhesive areas on the wings cannot contact the adhes ive areas on the backing sheet without an undergarment in place and with any release from the removed, the adhesive areas on the wings is offset from the adhesive areas on the backing sheet by an area that Is non-tacky at room temperature and comprises a first layer of pressure-sensitive adhesive. On top of the first layer, there is a layer of non-pressure sensitive hot melt adhesive that is non-tacky at room temperature.
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Title Annotation:McNeil-PPC
Comment:Adhesive Patterns For Feminine Hygiene Articles. (Patent Review).(McNeil-PPC)
Publication:Nonwovens Industry
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jul 1, 2002
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