Global Patent Index - EP 2027408 A2

EP 2027408 A2 2009-02-25 - MULTI-PURPOSE CONTAINMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD OF USE

Title (en)

MULTI-PURPOSE CONTAINMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD OF USE

Title (de)

MEHRZWECKAUFNAHMEVORRICHTUNG UND VERWENDUNGSVERFAHREN

Title (fr)

APPAREIL DE CONFINEMENT MULTI-USAGE ET PROCÉDÉ D'UTILISATION

Publication

EP 2027408 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 06736456 A

Priority

US 2006007137 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2008085143A2] A containment apparatus (10) having a floor wall (12) with four side walls (16) extending therefrom and an opening (13) at the top. Each of the side walls (16) and the floor wall (12) include apertures (20) defined within to allow air to flow freely throughout the containment apparatus. A lid (18) may be provided to place on the containment apparatus to cover the opening (13). A divider (21) made of interlocking wall strips (23) that connect to define a plurality of separate compartments (25). Each interlocking wall strip (23) having multiple apertures (20) defined within to allow for free airflow around, through and between each compartment (25). An alternative embodiment of the divider (31) is comprised of a molded material such as plastic for holding thermosensitive product vials. The alternative divider (31) having a plurality of aligned wells (39). Each well (39) being adapted to support one thermosensitive product vial.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F17C 1/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A01N 1/02 (2013.01); A01N 1/0263 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2008085143A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA HR MK YU

EPO simple patent family

WO 2008085143 A2 20080717; WO 2008085143 A3 20090416; WO 2008085143 A4 20090611; EP 2027408 A2 20090225

INPADOC legal status


2012-08-15 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20111201

2012-07-25 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) (DELETED)

2009-05-20 [R17D] SEARCH REPORT (CORRECTION)

- Effective date: 20090416

2009-02-25 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20081201

2009-02-25 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

2009-02-25 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: AL BA HR MK YU