04963140 is referenced by 274 patents and cites 56 patents.

A disposable absorbent article with a mechanical fastening system having disposal members so as to provide convenient disposal of the absorbent article. The mechanical fastening system preferably comprises a tape tab having a first fastening element, a landing member comprising a second fastening element mechanically engageable with the first fastening element, and a disposal member for allowing the absorbent article to be secured in a configuration that provides convenient disposal of the absorbent article. The disposal member preferably comprises a second fastening element affixed to the backing surface of at least one of the tape tabs so that the first fastening element of the opposite tape tab will mechanically engage the second fastening element of the disposal member so as to secure the absorbent article in its disposal configuration.

Title
Mechanical fastening systems with disposal means for disposable absorbent articles
Application Number
7/134275
Publication Number
4963140
Application Date
December 17, 1987
Publication Date
October 16, 1990
Inventor
Charles L Scripps
Brookfield
WI, US
Anthony J Robertson
Blue Ash
OH, US
Agent
Fredrick H Braun
John M Pollaro
Steven W Miller
Assignee
The Procter & Gamble Company
OH, US
IPC
A61F
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