Global Patent Index - EP 1009672 A2

EP 1009672 A2 2000-06-21 - METHOD FOR MAKING A TAMPER-EVIDENT CONTAINER WITH RECLOSABLE FASTENER

Title (en)

METHOD FOR MAKING A TAMPER-EVIDENT CONTAINER WITH RECLOSABLE FASTENER

Title (de)

HERSTELLUNGSVERFAHREN FÜR EINEN ORIGINALITÄTSGESICHERTEN BEHÄLTER MIT WIEDERVERSCHLIESSBARER VERRIEGELUNGSVORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

PROCEDE POUR PRODUIRE UN CONTENANT INDICATEUR D'EFFRACTION, DOTE D'UN SYSTEME D'ATTACHE POUVANT SE REFERMER

Publication

EP 1009672 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 97932191 A

Priority

  • US 9710379 W
  • US 74043896 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9818679A2] An improved, tamper-evident container having a reclosable zipper-type fastener useful for providing access to the interior of the container is disclosed. The reclosable fastener is characterized by a pair of mating sealing strips wherein each one of the pair is attached to a common surface of the container. The container is further characterized by the provision of a security seal to provide a tamper-evident closure for the container until it is initially opened.

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

B65D 33/25; A44B 19/16

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A44B 19/16 (2006.01); B31B 1/90 (2006.01); B65D 33/25 (2006.01); B65D 33/34 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 33/2583 (2013.01); B65D 33/2533 (2013.01); B65D 33/2575 (2013.01)

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 9818679 A2 19980507; WO 9818679 A3 19980709; AT 285949 T 20050115; AT 501942 T 20110415; AU 3571397 A 19980522; AU 724759 B2 20000928; BR 9712694 A 20000314; CA 2270358 A1 19980507; CA 2270358 C 20070313; DE 69732146 D1 20050203; DE 69732146 T2 20050922; DE 69740151 D1 20110428; EP 1009672 A2 20000621; EP 1009672 A4 20000621; EP 1009672 B1 20041229; EP 1495984 A2 20050112; EP 1495984 A3 20050615; EP 1495984 B1 20110316; JP 2002511819 A 20020416; US 2002020481 A1 20020221

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