Global Patent Index - EP 0858957 B1

EP 0858957 B1 2000-11-02 - Container for foodstuffs comprising a closure lid and a tear tab

Title (en)

Container for foodstuffs comprising a closure lid and a tear tab

Title (de)

Behälter jeder Art für Lebensmittel mit einem Verschlussdeckel und einer Abreisslasche

Title (fr)

Récipient pour aliments pourvue d'un couvercle de fermeture et d'une languette d'arrachage

Publication

EP 0858957 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 97122474 A

Priority

DE 29702676 U

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0858957A1] The container (1) is especially for holding salads, and has a lid (2) with a thermoformed base (3), whose perimeter edge (4) is enclosed by a protective element so that the removal of the lid is impeded. It also has a tear-off tab, which is connected to the element by predetermined breaking points. The underside has at least one projection which fits into a corresponding recess in the element, and is connected to this by predetermined breaking points. An opening grip can be accessed after removal of the tab, the projection, and the recess. At least one item of cutlery is accommodated and held so that it can be removed, between retaining elements which are spaced from one another on the base of the lid. The cutlery item is covered by a panel (17) which can be removed from the inner perimeter of the edge of the lid.

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

B65D 77/24; B65D 51/24

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 43/02 (2006.01); B65D 43/04 (2006.01); B65D 51/24 (2006.01); B65D 77/24 (2006.01); B65D 81/32 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 43/0216 (2013.01); B65D 51/247 (2013.01); B65D 77/245 (2013.01); B65D 81/3216 (2013.01); B65D 2101/0015 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00083 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00231 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00296 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00472 (2013.01)

Citation (examination)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK FR GB IT LI NL SE

EPO simple patent family

DE 29721837 U1 19980402; AT 197274 T 20001115; DE 19754693 A1 19980820; DE 29702676 U1 19970430; DK 0858957 T3 20010305; EP 0858957 A1 19980819; EP 0858957 B1 20001102; PL 324724 A1 19980817

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