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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
215316000 Cap type 156
215250000 Frangible member or portion 90
215201000 Having warning means or means impeding closure removal (e.g., child proof) 77
215228000 Combined or convertible 53
215355000 Stopper type 41
215235000 Closure pivoted about receptacle opening 29
215230000 Including visual indicia 19
215247000 Self-sealing, piercable-type closure 19
215307000 Receptacle interior communicable with exterior with closure in applied position (e.g., vented) 17
215227000 With structure for removably holding an article or material 16
215295000 With means to facilitate closure removal 14
215273000 With separate applied fastener to hold closure in closed portion 10
215261000 Barrier permeable to gas and impermeable to liquid 5
20080257853Stopper For Sealing Bottles, Particularly For Sealing Bottles of Wine For Ageing - A stopper (10-23-2008
20090090689Gasket for horizontal venting and related method - There is provided a gasket element having at least one first inner layer and at least one first outer layer. Each of the at least two layers have differing material properties. The gasket element is well suited to cooperate with an ingress/egress opening of a container that in turn is well suited to retain an active pressure and/or temperature sensitive substance. The gasket element may be operatively connected to a cap element that is suitable to selectively close the at least one ingress/egress opening of the container. The cap element may be a stand alone sealing cap or may be operatively associated with a spray nozzle or the like.04-09-2009
20090230078Venting Liner and Method - A venting liner is connectable in fluid communication between a closure and an interior of a device for venting gas from the interior into the ambient atmosphere. The venting liner has a first fluid impervious and gas permeable outer layer, a second relatively rigid and substantially incompressible outer layer defining an open cell structure, and an inner foam layer defining an inner surface and an outer surface, a plurality of fluid-flow apertures spaced relative to each other, extending between the inner and outer surfaces, and forming substantially vertical fluid-flow paths through the inner layer. The first outer layer is in fluid communication with the interior of the device for venting gas through the interior of the first outer layer, substantially vertically through the apertures and, in turn, through the interior open cell structure of the second outer layer and into the ambient atmosphere.09-17-2009
20090230079Sealable Containers - The present invention relates to containers suitable for uses such as liquid hot-fill processes. More specifically the invention relates a containers having gas permeable vents with an integral sealing means that is externally activatable by non-mechanical means to effect hermetic sealing of the containers after filling.09-17-2009
20120067842OXYGEN REGULATION MECHANISM FOR A BEVERAGE GASKET - A gasket for a bottle closure that regulates the diffusion of oxygen into the bottle is provided. In one example, the gasket includes a flexible substrate permeable to oxygen and a barrier film that is less permeable to oxygen than the substrate layer, where the combined structure has a light transmittance of between 0.5% and 10%. In some examples, the substrate includes a polymer layer and the film comprises a metal or non-metal film, where the film may be vapor deposited or sputtered onto the substrate. The metalized film layer may be deposited on the substrate to allow oxygen to diffuse there through at a rate of 1.5 cc/m03-22-2012
215233000 With hardenable liquid or plastic seal 4
20130026127PVC-Free Seals for Twist Crowns - The invention relates to a polymer compound for a PVC-free sealing insert for twist crowns, wherein the Shore A hardness of the polymer compound is between 50 and 90 and in the compressive deformation test analogous to ASTM D395-97 Method B at 70 DEG C the polymer compound exhibits a compression set of 30-90%.01-31-2013
20100163510UNIVERSAL CLOSURE DEVICE FOR BOTTLES - A universal closure device for bottles, includes a number of external components, namely coaxial and concentric cylinders, which are connected together to define an external member or enclosure; the external member operating via tongues and a toroidal spring and being used for attachment to the lip of the bottle; and two internal components, namely a suitably conformed cylinder and a piston, operating by two springs. The piston further includes a head which is adapted to mate with a ring connected to the cylinder; the head (07-01-2010
20100059473METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MANUFACTURING SEAL FILM, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING INNER SEAL ATTACHMENT CONTAINER, INNER SEAL MEMBER, AND METHOD OF SEALING CAP ATTACHMENT CONTAINER USING THE SAME - A first base is interfolded along a folding line 03-11-2010
20100025357 CLOSURE - A deformable composite that composite can be used as a liner in a screw cap or as an interference stopper and which contains one or more film layers to control oxygen permeation characterised in that the inverse of the oxygen permeances of in the individual sections of the deformable composite when added together fall between 300 to 1500 preferably 1250 days.atm/ml. This is calculated using the formula 1/P1+1/P2+1/P3+1/P4 . . . +1/Px=Y Where P is the oxygen permeance of each section of the composite in ml/day 1 to x depicts each individual section of the x sections of the composite Y is between 300 to 1500 preferably 1250 days.atm/ml. In a second aspect the outer closure body is perforated to give the outer body an inverse of the gas permeance less than 300 (days/atm/ml). The formula used is 1/(Pl+Ps) <1/Pob Where P is the oxygen permeance of each section in ml/day I depicts the liner s depicts the seal between the liner and the glass bottle ob depicts outer body.02-04-2010
215260000 With pressure-responsive valve 4
20110139744CLOSURE DEVICE FOR A CONTAINER - The invention relates to a closure device (06-16-2011
20090032487SPILL RESISTANT CAPS AND CONTAINER SYSTEMS - A spill resistant cap for a container, such as a commercially available water or other beverage bottle, includes a cap body that forms a mating fit with the container and a spout having liquid dispense holes that allow fluid to flow out of the container. A removable valve is sized to fit within the cap body. The valve includes a valve mechanism that opens in response to a pressure differential applied across the valve face, such as the mouth suction applied to the spout when a person attempts to drink from the container, allowing fluid to flow through the valve and through the liquid dispense holes in the spout.02-05-2009
20090065465Reaction Bottle with Pressure Release - A reaction bottle comprising: a container, with a container top and a container interior; a bottle cap removeably attachable to the container top, the bottle cap having a cap top and a cap cavity; a septa attached to the bottle cap and configured to releasably seal the container when the bottle cap is attached to the container top; a needle holder attached to the cap top; a hollow needle attached to the needle holder and located in the cap cavity; a needle conduit in fluid communication with the hollow needle; wherein the septa is configured to deform from an at rest state into a punctured state when pressure within the container interior reaches a first threshold value and the septa deforms into the cavity and is punctured by the hollow needle, and the septa is further configured to return to the at rest state when the pressure within the container reaches a second threshold value and the septa reseals upon being no longer punctured by the hollow needle. A reaction bottle comprising: a container, with a container top and a container interior; a bottle cap removeably attachable to the container top, the bottle cap having a cap top and a cap cavity; a septa attached to the bottle cap and configured to releasably seal the container when the bottle cap is attached to the container top; a needle holder attached to the cap top; a hollow needle attached to the needle holder and located in the cap cavity; a needle conduit in fluid communication with the hollow needle; a pivot member located in the cavity, and attached to the cap top; at least one linearly moveable member located in the cavity and in operational communication with the septa; a pivoting member located in the cavity, the pivoting member having a first end and a second end, the first end in operable communication with the linearly moveable member, and wherein the pivoting member is configured to pivot about the pivot member; an extended member attached to the needle holder, and in operable communication with the second end of the pivoting member; wherein the septa is configured to deform from an at rest state into a second state when pressure within the container interior reaches a first threshold value and the septa deforms and moves the linearly moveable member up towards the cap top, whereupon the pivoting member pivots about the pivot member, and the pivoting member pushes down on the extended member, such that the needle holder and hollow needle are moved down towards the septa, whereupon the septa is punctured by the hollow needle, and the septa is further configured to return to the at rest state when the pressure within the container reaches a second threshold value thus allowing the linearly moveable member to move to its original position thus causing the pivoting member to pivot about the pivot member, and thus move the extended member up towards the cap top, and the needle holder and hollow needle moves up toward the cap top along with the extended member, thus moving the hollow needle away form the septa whereupon the septa reseals upon being no longer punctured by the hollow needle.03-12-2009
20130112647Liquid Container Cap - A cap that is suitable for use on conventional liquid containers, particularly water bottles for recreational use. The cap includes a release mechanism for dispensing liquids. The release mechanism is at an angle from the vertical axis of the cap.05-09-2013
215232000 Retained by bonding or adhesive means 3
20090277859Cap Closure - A sealing arrangement for a plastic bottle includes a blow-molded bottle having a body and a mouth that includes an opening, an injection molded neck that includes a continuous wall that defines a top wall-opening and a bottom wall-opening. The top wall-opening provides a pour spout for liquid contained within the body of the bottle. The bottom wall-opening is fused to the mouth of the bottle so as to surround the bottle's opening. A removable flange is located generally within the bottom wall-opening and a frangible region connects the flange to the wall. A foil is secured to a side of the flange that is generally adjacent to the bottom wall-opening, and the foil is adapted to close the bottom wall-opening. A plurality of foil-cutting teeth are carried by the wall generally adjacent to the bottom wall-opening, generally adjacent to the side of the flange and generally adjacent to the foil. A pull member is secured to the flange. Manual operation of the pull member separates the flange from the wall, as at least a portion of the foil is cut by the teeth. An injection-molded cap removably closes the top wall-opening. The wall includes a weakened portion that will break upon an attempt to physically remove the wall from the bottle. The cap includes a cover plate that covers the top wall-opening and a skirt that extends from the cover plate to cover the weakened portion of the wall.11-12-2009
20100193463Seal For A Container - A seal for a container for comestibles, especially portable liquids, and in particular for use for sealing polyester containers such as bottles, which is suitable for passage through a PET recycling process, comprises a metal foil layer, a foam layer and a plastics film layer as well as a heat sealable layer below the foil. The foam is selected for its density and thickness so is to confer upon the seal a high buoyancy. The adhesion a between the foam and the foil is increased compared to currently available products, in order to prevent de-lamination between the foil and the foam during the recycling process.08-05-2010
20090078671SEALING DISC WITH TAB FOR CLOSING A CONTAINER HAVING A PLUG OR CAP CLOSURE AND FABRICATION METHOD - Sealing disc (03-26-2009
215306000 Retainer (e.g., closure tethered to receptacle) 3
20090236304Environmentally Friendly Tamper-Evident Safety Closure - Environmentally-friendly tamper-evident safety closures used on various containers and are optionally personally identifiable are disclosed. The invention includes a combination of a semi or fully perforated retaining ring and cap, and an un-perforated section between the two that acts as a tether keeping both pieces from separating after the tamper evident perforations have been broken loose. The tether portion is designed to stretch without breaking to allow the removal of the cap from the bottle.09-24-2009
20090152231BOTTLE WITH DISPOSABLE BOTTLE CAP HOLDER - The present invention relates to a beverage bottle with a container cap. In particular the beverage bottle has a reversible means for holding the container cap on the outside of the container during use of the bottle which prevents loss of the cap.06-18-2009
20120273452COMBINED LIP AND SHOULDER SEAL FOR THREADED CAP - An improved cap is provided for sealing an opening formed in an associated bottle. The cap is preferably internally threaded for receipt over a threaded portion of the bottle. A flap extends from a planar surface of the cap and is directed for receipt in the associated bottle opening. A shoulder also extends outwardly from the planar surface and is spaced inwardly from the flap to engage the seal flap as the cap is threaded onto the bottle. The cap is preferably formed of a rigid plastic such as high density polyethylene (HDPE).11-01-2012
215258000 Closure removal causes portion thereof to remain with receptacle 3
20090283493TAMPER-PROOF CLOSURE - The invention relates to a tamper-proof closure for a medical syringe, comprising a cover cap (11-19-2009
20120055900ANTI-DRIP CAP WITH AN ELASTICALLY RETURNED MOBILE COVER - The invention relates to a so-called “anti-drip” cap (03-08-2012
20120152884BOTTLE COVER ASSEMBLY - The invention relates to a stopper assembly, and more particularly, to an improved stopper to prevent a sloshing of an its liquefied content when a bottle is tilted to allow a predetermined amount of the content to be poured and to allow the content to be easily discharged.06-21-2012
215272000 Cap type with manually actuated means to contract depending skirt part 3
20090188885REPLACEABLE BOTTLE CAP ASSEMBLY - A replaceable bottle cap assembly includes a body that conforms to the top of a threaded beverage container, the assembly including an internally threaded portion that mates with the threaded neck of the beverage container. A hinged cap of the assembly provides selective access to the contents of the attached bottle wherein the assembly is sealingly and releasably attached to the container.07-30-2009
20120024815CONTAINER WITH ANTI-LOSS AND ANTI-IDLE-ROTATION CAP - A container with an anti-loss and anti-idle-rotation cap is disclosed. The container is constructed so that a cap is fastened to a container body in a threaded manner. The container body has a ring stopping step provided under a threaded part of a spout to prevent removal of the cap, a support step provided under the ring stopping step to be spaced apart therefrom, and a support ring seat provided between the ring stopping step and the support step. The cap includes a support ring, a cap body and a hinge part which are integrally connected to each other. The support ring is placed on the support ring seat to prevent the removal and idle rotation of the cap. The cap body opens or closes the container body and has on an inner circumference thereof a threaded part. The hinge part couples the support ring with the cap body.02-02-2012
20120074093METALLIC CONTAINER CLOSURE HAVING INTERNAL PRESSURE RELEASE - A metallic container closure including a shell of a thin metal sheet having a circular top panel wall (03-29-2012
215294000 Stopper with attached, nonintegral clamp means engaging interior receptacle surface 2
20110127231Bottle closure - Closure means for providing a resealable closure for a bottle containing champagne, sparkling wines, or the like comprises a stopper for insertion into the neck of a bottle to close it; and retainer means secured to the neck of the bottle to be closed. The retainer means is pivotable between an open position in which the it does not engage the stopper and an operative position in which the retainer positively engages with the stopper so as to retain the stopper in the neck of the bottle. The stopper is preferably provided with engagement means such as a groove on at least one surface thereof external to the closed bottle. The retainer means in its operative position positively engages with the engagement means of the stopper so as resist movement of the retainer means relative to the stopper away from the operative position. The stopper, the retainer means or both are resilient so that it is necessary to deform the stopper, the retainer means or both in order to bring the retainer means into the operative position.06-02-2011
20120160799Advanced stopper head - A stopper head (06-28-2012
215231000 Provided with means to purposely depress or contact receptacle contents 2
20110114592STORAGE ACCESSORY FOR PREVENTING OXIDATION OF CONTENTS STORED WITHIN A CONTAINER - A storage accessory that enables containers to be sealed at a desired level above the remaining contents. In an embodiment, the sealing device for a container comprises a device body having a chamber with an opening in the bottom end of the device body. The bottom end of the device body adapted to be inserted into a container, such as a wine bottle. A deployment member within the chamber, which may traverse the device body, is configured to be able to deploy arms that bias a flexible barrier outward to engage the container. In an embodiment, the arms are formed from resilient metal wires made of superelastic shape memory alloy, such as NiTi. When in a retracted position, the resilient wires may fit into the chamber of the device body. When in an expanded position, the resilient wires bias the flexible barrier causing the flexible barrier to seal a container. When the expanded arms bias the barrier against the walls of the container, sealing the container, its contents are substantially free from contact with environmental oxygen, and is only in contact with the air existing between the barrier and the contents of the container.05-19-2011
20130200033Smart cap system - A medicine container cap for use with a bottle containing a plurality of pills includes a casing having a pill dispensing opening. A pill dispensing track assembly is removably coupled to the casing and includes a pill ramp for delivering pills to the pill dispensing opening and an insert that includes a pill dispenser slot that receives pills from the pill ramp and is open to the pill dispensing opening. The insert is detachably from the pill ramp and is insertable through an opening in the casing for being attached to the pill ramp. The pill ramp includes an adjustable member that modifies a characteristic of the pill ramp based on at least one characteristic of the insert that is selected, inserted through the opening in the casing and coupled to the pill ramp.08-08-2013
215262000 With vacuum breaker 1
20110297637SPILL RESISTANT CAPS AND CONTAINER SYSTEMS - A spill resistant cap for a container, such as a commercially available water or other beverage bottle, includes a cap body that forms a mating fit with the container and a spout having liquid dispense holes that allow fluid to flow out of the container. A removable valve is sized to fit within the cap body. The valve includes a valve mechanism that opens in response to a pressure differential applied across the valve face, such as the mouth suction applied to the spout when a person attempts to drink from the container, allowing fluid to flow through the valve and through the liquid dispense holes in the spout.12-08-2011
215270000 With pressure-responsive seal 1
20090101620STORAGE AND DRINKING CONTAINER - A storage and drinking container for pressurised beverages comprises a drinking vessel (04-23-2009
215259000 Gas passes through a liquid 1
20130037510CAP - The present invention relates to a cap for consuming a liquid from a container comprising at least one hole for the exit of liquid from the container and at least one hole for the entrance of air into the container, said air inlet incorporating a check valve allowing the entrance of air but not the exit of liquid therethrough, said valve being built into the body of the cap.02-14-2013
215246000 Shrinkable closure, fastener, or seal 1
20090230076Aseptic Transfer Bead For Plastic Containers - A plastic container includes a neck with an opening to an interior of the container, where the neck opening having a first diameter and a second diameter of different lengths. A shoulder portion surrounds the neck of the plastic container. A transfer bead is located on the neck above the shoulder portion where the first diameter of the neck opening is above the transfer bead and the second diameter is below the transfer bead. The transfer bead is advantageously shaped and sized so as to facilitate application and removal of a sterilization solution during the aseptic packaging process.09-17-2009
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20100084362DRINKING BOTTLE ASSEMBLY - A drinking container including a bottom, a sidewall and a neck which define an interior of the container, wherein the bottom defines an opening and the bottom comprises a panel adapted to cover the opening and be removable from the opening such that with the panel removed from the opening access to the interior of the container is provided; another including a separation of the sidewall defined by the sidewall and positioned between the neck and the bottom wherein the separation provides access to the interior of the container; another container wherein at least a portion of the sidewall and at least a portion of the bottom define an opening and wherein at least a portion of the sidewall and at least a portion of the bottom comprise a panel adapted to cover the opening and be removable from the opening such that with the panel removed from the opening access to the interior of the container is provided; and another wherein the bottom comprises a surface of the container upon which the container rests when positioned on a support surface in an upright position, wherein the surface comprises at least one of, at least two spaced apart bottom surface sections wherein a portion of the sidewall extends between the at least two spaced apart bottom surface sections and a continuous projection surface which forms an encircling configuration, wherein a portion of the sidewall extends between two spaced apart portions of the continuous bottom surface, wherein the portion of the sidewall defines an opening in the container.04-08-2010
20110278253CONTAINERS AND CLOSURES - There is a resealable closure for plastic containers of a type having a mouth (11-17-2011
20100084363HIGH-DENSITY POLYETHYLENE COMPOSITIONS, METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME, INJECTION MOLDED ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM, AND METHOD OF MAKING SUCH ARTICLES - The instant invention is a high-density polyethylene composition, method of producing the same, injection molded articles made therefrom, and method of making such articles. The high-density polyethylene composition of the instant invention includes a first component, and a second component. The first component is a high molecular weight ethylene alpha-olefin copolymer having a density in the range of 0.920 to 0.946 g/cm04-08-2010
20080302752Packaging Article - A beverage container for the storage of a carbonated drink comprising a container body (12-11-2008
20110210093Tape for Mass-Sealing Bottles and Similar Containers, and Apparati for Its Application and Removal - A composite laminar tape (09-01-2011
20080245758Method And Device For Filling The Dosing Chamber Of An Inhaler For The First Time - The invention relates to the first-time filling of a liquid conducting system in an inhaler. According to the invention, a pressure that is built up in the reservoir by mounting the closure thereupon is released when the reservoir is inserted into the inhaler so as to displace liquid from the reservoir by means of the liquid conducting system such that the dead volume of the liquid conducting system is filled with liquid and the nozzle is connected in an air-free manner to the liquid store.10-09-2008
20080217283BEVERAGE CONTAINER SPOUT COVER, STORAGE RACK AND METHOD FOR USE - A beverage spout cover that may be configured to cover bottles that have been previously opened and fitted with standard bar/nightclub open-ended pourer. The cover preferably is configured to cover the bottle and help reduce contamination of the produce within the bottle by insects or otherwise, and at the same time be convenient for the user and attractive for the venue. In one arrangement, the cover provides ample room for the provision of branding or advertising indicia, such as the inclusion of brand names, product names, or other advertisements on the exterior of the cover.09-11-2008

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