Patent Number: 6,254,692

Title: Can top cleaning method

Abstract: A method of using a disposable moist towelette to clean and sanitize a top surface and a tight circumferential groove on the top of a pop top beverage can wherein the towelette is moistened with a liquid which does not leave a residue with a perceptible odor or taste after using the moistened towelette to clean the top surface and circumferential groove on the beverage can. The method includes the steps of storing a moist towelette in a sealed disposable packet; removing the moist towelette from the packet; placing the moist towelette on the top of the pop top beverage can; forcing a portion of the moist towelette into the groove on the top of the beverage can; and applying pressure to the moist towelette while manipulating the moist towelette to clean the top surface and groove on the can.

Inventors: Cooper; Byron W. (San Jose, CA)


International Classification: B08B 1/00 (20060101); A47L 025/00 (); B08B 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018