|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||39/2442 ; 39/244.4 ; 39/245.1 ; 22/214.65|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 34 인용 특허 : 36|
An apparatus and method for preparing infant formula from powdered formula dispenses water at a temperature substantially in a range around body temperature into a baby bottle containing powdered infant formula for mixing and immediate feeding to a baby, thereby avoiding unnecessary inconvenience to the baby's caregiver associated with typical methods of preparing infant formula for feeding. The water is filtered, disinfected and heated to the appropriate temperature for dispensing on demand.
[ What is claimed is:] [9.] An apparatus for preparing baby formula comprising:a manually portable housing for freely standing on a surface for supporting a reservoir for holding a supply of water, the reservoir including an opening for receiving water poured by a user;a heating element for heating the water well in advance of its need to a predetermined set point with a range of temperatures having an upper limit at which infant formula may still be safely fed to a baby;a thermostat for controlling warming of the water to the set point without boiling t...