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1. (WO2003002049) CATAMENIAL DEVICE CHANGE INDICATOR
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/2003/002049    International Application No.:    PCT/US2002/017140
Publication Date: 09.01.2003 International Filing Date: 31.05.2002
IPC:
A61F 13/20 (2006.01), A61F 13/42 (2006.01)
Applicants: MCNEIL-PPC, INC. [US/US]; Grandview Road Skillman, NJ 08558 (US)
Inventors: DISALVO, Anthony, D.; (US).
HULL, Raymond, J.; (US).
JAMES, William, A.; (US)
Agent: JOHNSON, Philip, S.; One Johnson and Johnson Plaza New Brunswick, NJ 08933 (US)
Priority Data:
60/302,060 29.06.2001 US
09/991,407 16.11.2001 US
Title (EN) CATAMENIAL DEVICE CHANGE INDICATOR
(FR) INDICATEUR SIGNALANT LA NECESSITE D'UN CHANGEMENT DE DISPOSITIF ABSORBANT POUR MENSTRUATIONS
Abstract: front page image
(EN)An absorbent device for insertion into a vaginal cavity, the absorbent device having an absorbent body and an indicator structure arranged and configured within the absorbent body, the indicator structure having a resilient member maintained in a strained configuration by a restraint; wherein the resilient member is capable of reverting to a relaxed configuration upon the weakening of the restraint and the restraint weakens upon exposure to moisture.
(FR)L'invention concerne un dispositif absorbant, destiné à être introduit dans le vagin, qui est équipé d'un corps absorbant et d'une structure indicatrice intégrée à ce corps. Ladite structure comporte un élément flexible, contraint par un système de retenue, qui peut revenir à une position non contrainte lorsque le système de retenue se relâche. Le système en question se relâche en cas d'exposition à l'humidité.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NO, NZ, OM, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, SL, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, UZ, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)