Patent Number: 6,168,075

Title: Breakaway container with thumb slit

Abstract: An improved breakaway container for food and other perishable products comprising a simple construction and reliable breakage mechanism using a thumb cut scoring. By applying pressure to the thumb cut scoring, a tear is initiated in a circumferential scoring, thereby allowing for the separation of excess container wall from the container.

Inventors: Sagel; Joseph Paul (Highland Village, TX)

Assignee: RECOT, Inc.

International Classification: B65D 3/22 (20060101); B65D 75/58 (20060101); B65D 3/00 (20060101); B65D 3/04 (20060101); B65D 75/52 (20060101); B65D 003/26 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018