Global Patent Index - EP 1261870 A1

EP 1261870 A1 2002-12-04 - PERSONAL PREGNANCY TESTING KIT

Title (en)

PERSONAL PREGNANCY TESTING KIT

Title (de)

PERSÖNLICHER SCHWANGERSCHAFTSTESTKIT

Title (fr)

KIT PERSONNEL DE TEST DE GROSSESSE

Publication

EP 1261870 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00976799 A

Priority

  • US 0030117 W
  • US 43244999 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0133222A1] A personal pregnancy testing kit utilizing hormone-sensitive pads which are stored in a package that permits the storage of the hormone-sensitive pads within its interior without exposing the hormone-sensitive pads to ultraviolet light, moisture or air. The kit comprises at least one pad being chemically sensitive to a predetermined hormone. The hormone-sensitive pads are stored in a package that is preferably formed from aluminum foil and paper and that is free from air. The hormone testing kit may test for the presence of one or more of the following hormones: Beta "HCG", estrogen, and progestrogen.

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

G01N 33/53; G01N 33/553

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G01N 33/543 (2006.01); G01N 33/76 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G01N 33/76 (2013.01); G01N 33/54366 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0133222A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 0133222 A1 20010510; AU 1453001 A 20010514; CA 2390490 A1 20010510; CN 1460180 A 20031203; EP 1261870 A1 20021204

INPADOC legal status


2005-01-12 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040602

2002-12-04 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020531

2002-12-04 [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 TR

2002-12-04 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO;SI