Global Patent Index - EP 0869746 A4

EP 0869746 A4 2001-03-07 - TONGUE CLEANER

Title (en)

TONGUE CLEANER

Title (de)

ZUGENREINIGER

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF POUR SE NETTOYER LA LANGUE

Publication

EP 0869746 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 96922553 A

Priority

  • US 9610759 W
  • US 4808195 F

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9722307A1] A tongue cleaner (10) has an elongate shank portion (16) for holding thereof, and a portion (20) extending from one end thereof for supporting a tongue scraping edge (22). The support portion (20) is skewed relative to the shank portion (16) to slope downwardly for effecting engagement of the edge (22) with a posterior part of the upper surface of the tongue (12), so that the posterior part may be comfortably scraped.

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

A61C 3/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/24 (2006.01); A61C 17/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/244 (2013.01); A61C 17/00 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 9722307 A1 19970626; AU 6338696 A 19970714; BR 9612071 A 19991228; CN 1110288 C 20030604; CN 1205621 A 19990120; EP 0869746 A1 19981014; EP 0869746 A4 20010307; JP H11510086 A 19990907

INPADOC legal status


2003-07-16 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20021231

2001-03-07 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20010119

2001-03-07 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

1998-10-14 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19980714

1998-10-14 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE