Tamper evident push pull resealable cap

  • US 5,662,247 A
  • Filed: 03/15/1996
  • Issued: 09/02/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/28/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A tamper evident bottle cap for a bottle having a neck surrounding an opening, the neck having at least two vertical spaced annular securing flanges extending therefrom, the bottle cap comprising;

  • a. a lower top portion having a hole and a first annular flange extending from said lower top portion, the inside of said first annular flange having an annular retaining bead extending inwardly from said first annular flange;

    b. a tear band going around said first annular flange, said tear band being connected integrally to a tear tab;

    c. a spout being integrally connected to said lower top portion and being in communication with the hole in said lower top portion, said spout having an aperture therethrough;

    d. a top cap being slideably movable on said spout, said top cap having an upper top portion and the upper top portion having an opening, the aperture in the spout being registerable with the opening in said upper top portion;

    e. a plug extending from said spout and being registerable with the opening in the upper top portion thereby defining a closure when the top cap is in down position;

    f. an over cap extending from said lower top portion in spaced vertical and horizontal relation to said spout; and

    g. a plurality of frangible elements extending from said over cap connecting a tamper indicating ring, a locking shoulder on said lower top portion being in spaced relation to said pour spout, said locking shoulder holding said tamper indicating ring on the lower top portion upon removal of said over cap.

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