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Number: 215/316
Name: Bottles and jars > Closures > Cap type
Description: Devices, wherein the closure rests on top of the receptacle and has a depending skirt or flange or portion thereof, which envelopes the mouth of the receptacle and embraces the external walls thereof.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
215/354 Closure portion engagingly enters receptacle mouth 211
215/324 Crimped flange or skirt portion 30
215/353 Having flaired skirt 15
215/329 Removably attached to receptacle by relative rotation between keepers (e.g., screw threads or lugs) 290
215/317 Resilient distortion of closure skirt holds it in closed position 102
215/323 Skirt made of separate strip bent into cylinder 3
215/322 Slidable transverse to receptacle opening axis 30
215/341 With identifiable, integral, or separate gasket, seal, or liner 240

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8685465 Composite bone graft substitute cement and articles produced therefrom Apr. 1, 2014
8544665 Cap systems and methods for sealing pharmaceutical vials Oct. 1, 2013
8523837 Nutritive substance delivery container Sep. 3, 2013
8499948 Suction type bottle cap Aug. 6, 2013
8480895 Vacuum base and related methods and apparatus for vacuum filtration Jul. 9, 2013
8454567 Multi-conduit connectors and methods for negative pressure wound therapy Jun. 4, 2013
8376958 Gynecological container cap having a boundary configured to detach a gynecological sampler from a sampling device Feb. 19, 2013
8360235 Smokeless tobacco container Jan. 29, 2013
8292100 Method and apparatus for solar-based water disinfection Oct. 23, 2012
8287513 Piercing member protection device Oct. 16, 2012
8257336 System and device for removing pharmaceutical products Sep. 4, 2012
8127970 Condiment bottle Mar. 6, 2012
8061542 Drinking bottle assembly Nov. 22, 2011
8044160 Polyethylene composition for injection molded caps and closure articles Oct. 25, 2011
8025903 Composite bone graft substitute cement and articles produced therefrom Sep. 27, 2011
8016162 Condiment bottle Sep. 13, 2011
7942281 Closure and package with flexible base wall panel May. 17, 2011
7905369 Dispensing closure with a plug-through sleeve for fixing it to a container Mar. 15, 2011
7866497 Bottle security device Jan. 11, 2011
7781037 Security seals for containers and methods of using the same for authentication Aug. 24, 2010
7632457 Oral feeding bottle Dec. 15, 2009
7314366 Apparatus and method for inverting a stop flange on a tamper-indicating closure Jan. 1, 2008
7297216 Method of fusing a component to a medical storage or transfer device and container assembly Nov. 20, 2007
7198685 Method of fusing a component to a medical storage of transfer device and container assembly Apr. 3, 2007
6878449 Sealing member for a cap featuring excellent safety and environmental friendliness, and metal cap Apr. 12, 2005
6740374 Cap closure and detachable liner May. 25, 2004
6635043 Container cap assembly having an enclosed penetrator Oct. 21, 2003
6520361 Closure with elastically deformed part at screw threads Feb. 18, 2003
6499617 Rotary seal stopper Dec. 31, 2002
6153426 Thermocycler apparatus Nov. 28, 2000
6057151 Preservation of microorganisms in a vial with a cap comprising an immobilized desiccant May. 2, 2000
5975313 Blood-tube cap with coagulant additive Nov. 2, 1999
5820604 Cannula cap including yeildable outer seal and flapper valve Oct. 13, 1998
5651745 Motion transfer device Jul. 29, 1997
5645347 Mixing apparatus with mixing rod supporting lid Jul. 8, 1997
5374121 Mixing apparatus with mixing rod supporting lid Dec. 20, 1994
5368178 Container and closure therefore having conical sealing surfaces Nov. 29, 1994
5362531 Container closures, sealed containers and sealing compositions for them Nov. 8, 1994
5186991 Container closures, sealed containers and sealing compositions for them Feb. 16, 1993
5160687 Screw cap of thermoplastics material Nov. 3, 1992
5098410 Adapter cap attachment Mar. 24, 1992
5045594 Container closures and sealed containers Sep. 3, 1991
5019410 Yeast package May. 28, 1991
4969566 Holding closure Nov. 13, 1990
4872573 Plastic closure with barrier coating Oct. 10, 1989
4856666 Food covering Aug. 15, 1989
4809874 Hinged closure for containers Mar. 7, 1989
4756437 Closure cap with vapor impermeable lamina Jul. 12, 1988
4706720 Clean funnel Nov. 17, 1987
4634029 External bottle cap Jan. 6, 1987

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