Quick release toilet seat hinge with swivel

  • US 6,070,295 A
  • Filed: 09/22/1998
  • Issued: 06/06/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/22/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A toilet seat hinge comprising:

  • a mounting post fixable to a toilet bowl;

    a hinge post pivotally connectable to a toilet seat, the hinge post being positionable over the mounting post; and

    a latch member having a top wall, the latch member engaging the hinge post, and the latch member being movable to a latched position wherein the latch member directly or indirectly engages the mounting post to substantially prevent upward movement of the latch member and the hinge post relative to the mounting post and wherein the top wall substantially completely covers the mounting post, and the latch member also being movable to an unlatched position wherein the latch member is directly or indirectly disengaged from the mounting post to allow upward movement of the latch member and the hinge post relative to the mounting post and the toilet bowl.

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