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sanitary napkin

n.
A disposable pad of absorbent material worn to absorb menstrual flow.

sanitary napkin

Kotex, sanitary pad Gynecology An absorbent pad worn externally to soak up menstrual flow

san·i·tar·y nap·kin

(san'i-tar-ē nap'kin)
Pad worn to absorb menstrual discharge.
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The sanitary napkin brand was launched today in the presence of several dignitaries and much brouhaha amid the locals in Lucknow and the media in attendance.
The campaigning is not desirable as the government has not imposed any VAT on sanitary napkin or similar products; rather, the government is providing VAT and supplementary duty exemption on sanitary napkin materials.
A survey reveals that there are 336 million menstruating women in India of which 36 per cent use disposable sanitary napkins. Assuming that a woman uses on an average of eight pads in a month, the consumption is estimated to be around 12.3 billion disposable sanitary napkins in one year.
The proposed system of sanitary napkin disposal aims at reducing both air and soil pollution.
THE much touted tax- free sanitary napkins failed to be included under the government's GST slab.
Of the three stores we visited, this one had the largest selection of feminine hygiene products in terms of facings, merchandising sanitary napkins, tampons, pantiliners, feminine washes and wipes, yeast infection treatments and more.
One such innovation was the much-talked about sanitary napkin machine - using simple hand-operated cutting and sealing units - by A.
Open wrapper but do not remove the sanitary napkin.
It is an irony that in a country, which wants to propel itself to the club of super powers, only 12% of 355 million menstruating women use sanitary napkins and the remaining 88% resort to shocking alternatives like unsanitized cloth.
Besides, the women of the area get sanitary napkins at low prices from her factory, she added.
While sanitary napkins have a penetration of only 20% in India, the penetration of disposable diapers is less than 2% in the country.
Sanitary napkins produced from these machines are quite economical as compared to commercially available products in market.