|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||141/340 ; 141/331 ; 222/106 ; 222/107 ; 222/460 ; 222/461 ; 222/523|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 11 인용 특허 : 5|
A refillable dispensing apparatus is disclosed in which a removable cap is utilized to protectively overlie the container during its storage condition and the cap may be readily converted into a funnel for refilling the depleted container. The conversion of the cap into a funnel is achieved by removing and reversing the cap, with the cap being configured and dimensioned to define a trough like container having a funnel extension which communicates with the container opening.
[I claim:] [1.]a container for a product to be dispensed, said container including side walls and opposed top and bottom walls, and an opening within said top wall for product dispensing and filling;a removable cap for overlying and enclosing at least a portion of said top wall, with manually operable securement means for selectively securing said cap to said container and removing said cap from said container;said cap having first, second, and third operative conditions with respect to said container;said first condition characterized by said cap secure...