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1. (WO2001035887) ABSORBENT ARTICLE WITH RAISED REAR PORTION FOR USE IN A THONG GARMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/035887    International Application No.:    PCT/SE2000/002257
Publication Date: Sat May 26 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Sat Nov 18 00:59:59 CET 2000
IPC: A61F 13/15
A61F 13/56
Applicants: SCA HYGIENE PRODUCTS AB
PERSSON, Charlotte
Inventors: PERSSON, Charlotte
Title: ABSORBENT ARTICLE WITH RAISED REAR PORTION FOR USE IN A THONG GARMENT
Abstract:
The invention relates to an absorbent product for use in a thong, the product being essentially elongate in shape with a longitudinal direction, a transverse direction and a thickness direction, an upper side, a lower side and two longitudinal side edges, and comprising a liquid-permeable surface layer (2), a liquidtight surface layer (3), and an absorption body (4) arranged between the two surface layer (2, 3), the product also having a front portion (7) arranged so as to face forwards on a wearer and a rear portion (8) arranged so as to face backwards on a wearer. The rear portion (8) has a minimum width not exceeding 30 mm and the maximum width of the front portion (7) is at least 55 mm. Furthermore, the maximum total length of the product is 200 mm, the upper side of the product having a longitudinal raised portion with a length of 30-100 mm and a maximum width of 25 mm, preferably between 12 mm and 16 mm.