04808178 is referenced by 301 patents and cites 12 patents.

An article of manufacture is disclosed for absorbing liquids, particularly body fluids such as urine. An absorbent core is encased in an outer covering layer to which flaps are connected along the longitudinal sides. The flaps are elasticized and have a leakage resistant portion which is non-wicking, non-absorbent and liquid impermeable.

Title
Disposable absorbent article having elasticized flaps provided with leakage resistant portions
Application Number
308017
Publication Number
4808178
Application Date
January 10, 1985
Publication Date
February 28, 1989
Inventor
Ted L Blaney
West Chester
OH, US
Mohammed I Aziz
Cincinnati
OH, US
Agent
Fredrick H Braun
John M Pollaro
Steven W Miller
Assignee
The Proctor & Gamble Company
OH, US
IPC
A61F 13/16
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