sanitary napkin


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sanitary napkin

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

san′itary nap′kin


n.
a disposable pad of absorbent material worn by women during menstruation to absorb the uterine flow.
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Noun1.sanitary napkin - a disposable absorbent pad (trade name Kotex)sanitary napkin - a disposable absorbent pad (trade name Kotex); worn to absorb menstrual flow
pad - a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort
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The sanitary napkin brand by Unicorn Hygiene Products was launched amid a lot of fanfare in Lucknow.
National Board of Revenue (NBR) has cleared it decision over imposing value added tax (VAT) on sanitary napkin in the national budget for the fiscal 2019-20 in response to false and confusing campaigns of some online media, reports BSS.
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I am exploring this legal route carefully as taxing a sanitary napkin has a direct impact on a woman's health," Dev said.
* ua Each own-brand sanitary napkin and tampon item carries a "compare to" statement, making it easier for shoppers to make the switch from the national brand.
(Five of the remaining 10 exempt these products from their sales tax, while the others do not have a sales tax at all.) According to the New York Daily News, New York brings in $14 million annually from the tax on tampon and sanitary napkin sales.
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