Global Patent Index - EP 0819614 B1

EP 0819614 B1 2000-01-26 - Opening and closing device for a package, and package with such a device

Title (en)

Opening and closing device for a package, and package with such a device

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zum Verschliessen und Öffnen einer Verpackung und Verpackung mit einer solchen Vorrichtung

Title (fr)

Dispositif pour l'ouverture et la fermeture d'un emballage, et emballage muni d'un tel dispositif

Publication

EP 0819614 B1 (FR)

Application

EP 97420111 A

Priority

FR 9609343 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0819614A1] The container opener is made from moulded plastics and fitted into the top wall of a brick-type container. The container consists of a peripheral element (5) which surrounds an initially sealed opening portion (1). A hinged cap (6) fits over it to close the container between pourings. The opening portion is opened by a lever in two sections (10,11) which pivot about a transverse axis (9) to break open the seal along scored lines. The lever is made in two sections divided by a transverse groove adjacent to its axis. A first section (10) is pressed downwards to break the seal and form a pouring hole when the second section (11) is lifted. Once the pouring hole has been made the second section can be returned to its original position in line with the peripheral element by bending along the line of the groove, leaving the hole open. The opener, including the peripheral element, lever and cap, is moulded in one piece.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B65D 5/74

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 47/08 (2006.01); B65D 5/74 (2006.01); B65D 17/34 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 5/748 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0819614 A1 19980121; EP 0819614 B1 20000126; AR 013830 A1 20010131; AT 189170 T 20000215; BR 9705224 A 19990316; CN 1069283 C 20010808; CN 1172758 A 19980211; DE 69701208 D1 20000302; DE 69701208 T2 20000928; DK 0819614 T3 20000724; ES 2141587 T3 20000316; FR 2751303 A1 19980123; FR 2751303 B1 19980828; GR 3033160 T3 20000831; ID 21278 A 19990512; JP H1059399 A 19980303; MX 9705471 A 19980830; PT 819614 E 20000731; SG 55339 A1 19981221; TW 330186 B 19980421; US 5947316 A 19990907

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