Dispenser with improved bottle connection and method of making same

  • US 5,806,724 A
  • Filed: 06/04/1996
  • Issued: 09/15/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/04/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A manually operated reciprocating fluid pump adapted to be secured to a container'"'"'s mouth, said fluid pump comprising:

  • a dispenser body having a pump mechanism, a discharge port, and a discharge liquid flow path providing fluid communication between the pump mechanism and discharge port; and

    a lower member connected to the dispenser body, the lower member being of a molded one piece construction and comprising a housing portion and a seal portion, the housing portion having an intake port adapted for fluid communication with liquid contained in the container, the housing portion at least in part defining an intake liquid flow path providing fluid communication between the intake port and the pump mechanism, the seal portion being engageable with the container and shaped and configured for providing a fluid-tight seal between the lower member and the mouth of the container, the seal portion being of a first material and the housing portion being of a second material different from the first material.

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