Integrated measuring scoop apparatus

  • US 9,541,441 B2
  • Filed: 08/17/2012
  • Issued: 01/10/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/18/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A container having an integrated measuring scoop, comprising:

  • a cap having a skirt portion and a lid portion;

    a container body including an upper rim, wherein the lid portion of the cap abuts the container body upon engagement of the cap the container body;

    a mounting ring integrally connected to said container body, said mounting ring having at least one first mounting protrusion extending inwardly from an inner surface of said mounting ring;

    a measuring scoop having a bowl and an handle; and

    a first recessed area in an exterior surface of said bowl and terminating in a first upper support surface, said first upper support surface arranged for engagement of an upper surface of said at least one first mounting protrusion, and said handle arranged for engagement with said upper surface of said at least one first mounting protrusion;

    wherein said measuring scoop is positioned entirely beneath the lid portion of the cap and entirely within said container body and even with or below said upper rim of said container body upon at least one of;

    engagement of said first recessed area of said bowl with said at least one first mounting protrusion, andengagement of said handle with said at least one first mounting protrusion.

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