Patent Number: 8,585,668

Title: Rapid expansion tampon pledget

Abstract: A tampon pledget that has an inverted coverstock includes an insertion end and a removal end. At least one of the insertion end and the removal end has one or more pleats.

Inventors: Pauley; Suzanne M. (Harrisburg, PA), Brown; Jeffrey M. (Charlotte, NC), Butensky; Irwin (Teaneck, NJ), Jackson; Dane R. (New Hanover, PA), Pham; Van T. (Dover, DE)

Assignee: Playtex Products, LLC

International Classification: A61F 13/15 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/19/12018