Patent Number: 6,168,039

Title: Household product package

Abstract: A container for dispensing a product is provided. The container is a generally parallelepiped container including two lateral, opposite side panels and two longitudinal, opposite side panels. Each side panel is interconnected with adjacent side panels, and each side panel has a lower and an upper edge. The container further includes a bottom panel extending from and interconnects the lower edges of each of the lateral and longitudinal side panels. A top panel extends from and interconnects the upper edges of each of the lateral and longitudinal side panels. A dispensing neck extends generally upwardly from the top panel proximate to a corner formed by an intersection of the top panel with two adjacent side panels. A cover member is removably disposed over an open end of the dispensing neck. The bottom panel has a recessed area which is generally aligned with the dispensing neck. The size of the recessed area is slightly greater than the size of the dispensing neck and the cover member, whereby when a plurality of such packages are stacked one on top of another in a stack, the dispensing neck and the cover member of each underlying package is received within the recessed area of an overlying package such that none of the weight of any overlying package is borne by the cover member and dispensing neck of an underlying package and so that a package can be displaced in one of a first lateral and a first longitudinal direction from the stack of packages for dispensing.

Inventors: Schwaikert; William E. (Lakeville, CT)

Assignee: First Preference Products Corp.

International Classification: B65D 21/02 (20060101); B65D 001/02 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018