04397644 is referenced by 181 patents and cites 5 patents.

A sanitary napkin is provided which is capable of transmitting viscous menstrual fluid into the absorbent portion of the napkin without cover runoff. The napkin has a fluid permeable cover which is integrated with a portion of the absorbent matrix. This portion of the absorbent matrix is also designed to provide increased comfort, initially during use, and after the napkin has become wet.

Title
Sanitary napkin with improved comfort
Application Number
6/345888
Publication Number
4397644
Application Date
February 4, 1982
Publication Date
August 9, 1983
Inventor
Stephan R Bornslaeger
Appleton
WI, US
Robert A Stevens
Appleton
WI, US
Paul S Woon
Appleton
WI, US
John P Allison
Appleton
WI, US
Billie J Matthews
Menasha
WI, US
Agent
Gregory E Croft
R Jonathan Peters
Howard Olevsky
Assignee
Kimberly Clark Corporation
WI, US
IPC
A61F 13/16
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