Patent Number: 7,422,105

Title: Packaged tampon and applicator assembly

Abstract: An easy open package for personal care products which has sensory cues as to the location of the opening of a wrapper component. In addition, the present invention provides a wrapper component which has a gradient seal which allows the user to effectively open the wrapper without unnecessarily tearing the wrapper.

Inventors: Loyd; Adrienne Rae (Neenah, WI), DiPalma; Joseph (Neenah, WI), VanDenBogart; Thomas William (Slinger, WI), Weiher; Marcus David (Sherwood, WI), Matheus; Lynn Marie (Appleton, WI)

Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.

International Classification: A61B 19/02 (20060101); B65D 33/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-09-09 0:00:00