Container and valved closure

  • US 5,697,510 A
  • Filed: 05/14/1996
  • Issued: 12/16/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/14/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A container comprising:

  • a container body including an open top,a cover engaged on top of said container body for enclosing said open top of said container body, said cover including a channel formed therein and including an opening formed therein and communicating with said channel,a knob slidably engaged in said channel and including a tube extended therefrom and having a pair of engaging shoulders formed therein, said knob including at least one projection for engaging with said cover so as to prevent said knob from engaging into said channel,a plug including a pair of hooks extended therefrom and a slit formed between said hooks, said hooks being engaged into said tube and engaged with said engaging shoulders of said tube so as to allow said plug to be secured to said tube, anda biasing means biased between said knob and said plug for biasing said knob partially outward of said cover and for forcing said plug against said cover and for enclosing said opening.

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