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Number: 215/217
Name: Bottles and jars > Closures > Having warning means or means impeding closure removal (e.g., child proof) > Closure guided in simultaneous turning and reciprocating movememnt (e.g., screw threaded)
Description: Devices in which threads or thread-like means are provided allowing for simultaneous rotating and reciprocating movement between the closure and the receptacle, the thread-like means being either continuous or discontinuous and may have a length substantially less than the circumference of the receptacle neck.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
215/221 Closure removal obstacle movable to unobstructive position 123
215/218 Closure threaded to receptacle and/or rotatable closure removal obstruction 77
215/219 Encompassing closure removal obstacle and closure engaging for concurrent movement 95
215/222 Quick removal (e.g., bayonet) 100

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8627968 Screw cap for containers for liquids Jan. 14, 2014
8534476 Child-resistant closure shell, closure, and package Sep. 17, 2013
8424695 Spring action child resistant closure and container Apr. 23, 2013
8302792 Child-safe closure device with a deformation engagement skirt Nov. 6, 2012
8210376 Child-resistant package having a plastic container with a blow-molded neck finish, and a container and closure for such a package Jul. 3, 2012
8209944 Custom dispensing of prescription pharmaceuticals Jul. 3, 2012
8167156 Convertible child-resistant vial May. 1, 2012
8141729 Convertible closure for a container Mar. 27, 2012
8079483 Closure with stopping mechanism Dec. 20, 2011
8074817 Method and apparatus for metering liquid nutritional supplements Dec. 13, 2011
8066139 Plastic plug with overcap, including wrench and method Nov. 29, 2011
8061543 Plastic plug with overcap, including wrench and method Nov. 22, 2011
7942279 Device and method for packaging and merchandising personal healthcare products May. 17, 2011
7942280 Push tab vial assembly and methods May. 17, 2011
7874440 Child-resistant package Jan. 25, 2011
7857007 Two-part protector for a pipe end which is provided with an external or internal thread Dec. 28, 2010
7832577 Child-resistant closure and package convertible to non-child-resistant operation Nov. 16, 2010
7796472 Medicine cap timing apparatus Sep. 14, 2010
7571825 Safety container Aug. 11, 2009
7552832 Closure cap for closing non-rotationally symmetrical or eccentric mouthpiece openings of bottle containers Jun. 30, 2009
7469794 Child resistant container-closure assembly Dec. 30, 2008
7410071 Closure with liner cutter Aug. 12, 2008
7404495 Child-resistant flip-top dispensing closure and package Jul. 29, 2008
7387214 Closure and container package with child-resistant and non-child-resistant modes of operation Jun. 17, 2008
7296700 Method and apparatus for metering liquid nutritional supplements Nov. 20, 2007
7241422 Housing for receptable filling Jul. 10, 2007
7100785 Closure cap cooperating with a bottle type container Sep. 5, 2006
7097058 Container and lid combination with tamper evident information Aug. 29, 2006
7040497 Hermetically sealed container with child safety overcap May. 9, 2006
7036672 Methods and apparatus for shipping medical substances May. 2, 2006
7028085 Storage-related accounting system and method of the same Apr. 11, 2006
7000789 Two piece reversible child resistant closure Feb. 21, 2006
6926165 Tamper-evident container Aug. 9, 2005
6729487 Convertible child-resistant closure with invertible bi-stable spring element May. 4, 2004
6698605 Modified bottle neck for use with child resistant caps Mar. 2, 2004
6672003 Wall-hanging plant pot Jan. 6, 2004
6669355 Housing rotation lock for a track lighting fixture Dec. 30, 2003
6640987 Child resistant closure and container having axially offset locking teeth Nov. 4, 2003
6543633 Safety container Apr. 8, 2003
6450352 Child-resistant push and twist locking cap Sep. 17, 2002
6343705 Closure having back-angled lugs Feb. 5, 2002
6227390 Closure arrangement for a container with clamping projections and interfitting slanted grooves May. 8, 2001
6202869 Child-resistant/senior-friendly container Mar. 20, 2001
6176381 Child resistant container system with movable latch Jan. 23, 2001
6158604 Container safety cap with safety seal and combination of such a cap with a container Dec. 12, 2000
6152315 Closure having back-angled lugs Nov. 28, 2000
6112779 Bottle stopper having a device for drawing up metered amounts of the liquid contained in said bottle Sep. 5, 2000
6003700 Safety closure and container Dec. 21, 1999
5975322 Wine bottle closure with threads Nov. 2, 1999
5908125 Child-resistant screw-on cap and bottle Jun. 1, 1999

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