Plastic closure with safety band

  • US 4,696,408 A
  • Filed: 07/09/1986
  • Issued: 09/29/1987
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/23/1985
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A single piece plastic closure for a container comprising a base (1) and a cap connected to said base by a hinge (3), characterized in that a detachable safety band (4) is detachably engaged with said base and overlays less than about half of the perimeter of said cap and extends approximately as high as said cap, said safety band (4) arranged symmetrically and oppositely with respect to said hinge (3), whereby said closure cannot be opened without detaching said safety band from said closure.

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