Global Patent Index - EP 1074481 A1

EP 1074481 A1 2001-02-07 - A flexible bag having a tear off band for easy opening

Title (en)

A flexible bag having a tear off band for easy opening

Title (de)

Beutel mit einem zerreissbaren Streifen einfach zu Öffnen

Title (fr)

Sac muni d'une bande d'arrachage pour une ouverture facile

Publication

EP 1074481 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99870165 A

Priority

EP 99870165 A

Abstract (en)

The present invention is directed to a bag (1) for containing a stack of compressed articles (2), said bag comprising: (i) back and front walls connected to one another by a pair of side walls, the bag further comprising top and bottom walls, the front, back, and side walls defining a bag perimeter, and (ii) a stack of compressed articles comprised within said bag, said articles being substantially planar and held in compression in a direction that is substantially perpendicular to their surface, the bag being characterized in that it comprises two continuous and substantially parallel precut lines (12), said lines being distinct from each other, and extending along at least one side of said bag, so as to define a precut band (13) of the bag. Preferably, said precut band is substantially horizontal. Also preferably, the bag comprises at least one cut (15) connecting said parallel precut lines, said cut is at least partially covered by a grip-and-pull tab (19). <IMAGE> <IMAGE>

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

B65D 75/58

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 33/36 (2006.01); B65D 75/58 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 75/5844 (2013.01); B65D 75/5838 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

EP 1074481 A1 20010207; AU 6110900 A 20010213; WO 0107336 A1 20010201

INPADOC legal status


2002-09-12 [REG DE 8566] DESIGNATED COUNTRY DE NOT LONGER VALID

2002-08-07 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20010808

2001-10-24 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

2001-02-07 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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

2001-02-07 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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