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1. (WO2005102239) DISPOSABLE ABSORBENT ARTICLES HAVING WETNESS APPEARING GRAPHICS

Pub. No.:    WO/2005/102239    International Application No.:    PCT/US2005/013344
Publication Date: Nov 3, 2005 International Filing Date: Apr 19, 2005
IPC: A61F 13/42
Applicants: THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
LIU, Kuang-Kai
Inventors: LIU, Kuang-Kai
Title: DISPOSABLE ABSORBENT ARTICLES HAVING WETNESS APPEARING GRAPHICS
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a disposable absorbent article comprising a liquid pervious topsheet, a liquid impervious backsheet that is at least partially joined to the topsheet, an absorbent core disposed at least partially between the topsheet and the backsheet, and a wetness indicator printed onto a surface of said backsheet wherein the wetness indicator comprises a graphic that further comprises at least one responsive color composition and a varnish coating disposed adjacent to said responsive color composition; wherein upon wetting, said graphic becomes visible to the unaided eye.