Reversible child resistant cap and combination of a container and a reversible child resistant cap

  • US 7,070,063 B2
  • Filed: 11/12/2004
  • Issued: 07/04/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/29/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A reversible child resistant cap for use with a container, the cap having a child resistant mode when applied to the container in a first child resistant position and having a non-child resistant mode when applied to the container in a second non-child resistant position, the cap comprising:

  • a closure plane;

    a circumferential outer skirt comprising an upper portion extending in an upward direction from the closure plane, a lower portion extending in a downward direction from the closure plane;

    an inner skirt inside the circumferential outer skin, the inner skirt having an upper end and a lower end;

    a non-child resistant engaging means far engaging the container and positioned above the closure plane; and

    wherein the inner surface of the lower portion of the circumferential outer skirt comprises a child resistant engaging means for engaging the container.

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