Natracare Super Plus Natural Ultra Pads are slim fitting pads without wings to help you manage your period. Ultra absorbent and thin pads with an absorbency suitable for heavy periods and menstrual flow at the beginning of your cycle.
Natracare Super Plus Natural Ultra Pads come individually wrapped so are easily carried around when you are out and about.
All Natracare pads are commercially compostable to EN 13432 and ASTM D6400. This means our pads break down into organic matter and return to soil when composted, so less waste to worry about. It is also possible to compost pads at home.
Gynaecologist recommended and suitable for sensitive skin or those with allergies. Natracare helps reduce your exposure to synthetic materials and ingredients, including plastic, perfume and dyes often found in conventional period products.
12 pads per pack
Natracare Ultra Pads Super Plus Key Benefits:
- Certified organic cotton cover
- Made for sensitive skin
- Plastic free
- GMO free ingredients
- No perfumes or dyes
- Totally Chlorine Free
- Biodegradable & compostable
How to use: Remove outer wrapper. Remove the central paper strip from the pad and press the sticky side into your underwear.
Pad: Certified organic cotton, ecologically certified cellulose pulp, plant starch
Glue: BPA free, medical grade polymer
Wrapper: Silicone-coated paper peel strip, paper pocket
Packaging: Recycled cardboard
Can I compost Natracare pads, panty liners and tampons?
Yes, Natracare products are compostable.
Do Natracare products contain corn?
Natracare use corn starch for the leak-proof layer on the back of our pads and panty liners. The film is suitable for those who suffer from corn allergies. The protein or allergen is entirely absent from the starch films. They use GMO-free corn, which is sustainably sourced as a waste by-product from growing crops.
Do Natracare products contain gluten?
Natracare tampons, pads, liners and wipes are gluten-free and produced in a gluten-free environment.
Do Natracare products contain latex?
Natracare products do not contain latex. Natracare don’t state “Latex Free” on their packs because of USA packaging requirements. Latex is used to make the wings on a sanitary pad more flexible. Often you won’t know if there is latex in menstrual products, so if you have a latex allergy you could experience rashes and irritation when using a pad. Natracare does not use latex and they have a full ingredients list printed on the packaging.
Do Natracare products contain super absorbent polymers?
Natracare products do not contain super-absorbent polymers (SAPs). Super-absorbent material (made from petroleum) is used to prevent leakages and absorb moisture. These materials are effective and cheap but they are harmful to the planet and our health. Natracare pads are made from only sustainable natural materials, which are biodegradable.
Do Natracare products contain plastic?
Natracare products do not contain any petroleum-based plastics. Most conventional pads contain plastics like polypropylene and super absorbent polymers (SAPs). These materials are effective and cheap but they are polluting to the planet and harmful to our health. Natracare pads and panty liners are backed with a home-compostable plant-based plastic made from renewable materials.
Do Natracare products contain resorcinol?
No. None of the Natracare products contain Resorcinol. Resorcinol is an ingredient found in some adhesives and is a chemical of concern. They use a medical grade synthetic rubber as the glue in their pads and liners.
Who certifies the cotton?
Farmers growing organic cotton used for all Natracare products, are certified according to international organic farming standards as well as to the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) Regulation. These cotton farms are audited annually by Control Union, an accredited organic certifier, and out of precaution, the cotton is also tested for the absence of pesticides and GMOs. Transaction Certificates follow our organic cotton from the field to processing.
All of the cotton used for Natracare products are certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). In their case, also by Control Union.
- The Soil Association certifies Natracare tampons and wipes.
- ICEA and Ecocert IMO certify the oranic cotton used for Natracare pads and panty liners.
What does “cotton-like” mean on packaging?
Cotton-feel or cotton-like are ways of falsely tricking you into thinking something is made from cotton without actually breaking the trade description laws. These “cotton-like”, “cotton-soft” covers use synthetic materials and do not contain any cotton fibres.
Do Natracare products expire?
Yes, our products are biodegradable, so over time they will lose quality. Natracare wipes have an expiry of two years. Natracare tampons, pads and panty liners have an expiry date of three years. You can find the expiry date printed on the packaging. Storage: Please store Natracare products in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight or high humidity. This will help ensure you are getting the best performance and quality.
Is Natracare packaging recyclable?
All Natracare packaging is designed to be either recyclable or compostable. Natracare use recycled cardboard for most of our packs.
What are Natracare corporate social responsibility practices?
Natracarestrive to work in a way which will always benefit people, plants and our planet. They do this in different ways:
- Sustainably sourced products
- Sustainability in the workplace
- Staff wellbeing policies
- Product donations for humanitarian crises, women’s shelters and against period poverty
- Financial donations to charities and organisations
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