Patent Number: 6,293,435

Title: Liquid sample collection and transport system

Abstract: A lid for a liquid sample container is provided which includes an opening for transferring the sample into a further container for conducting the necessary tests and a flexible portion, which allows the sample to be expelled through the opening. The opening is normally closed by a detachable closure which can also be used to re-seal the opening after the desired quantity of the sample has been withdrawn. An apparatus is also provided for obtaining dual liquid samples, which comprises two sample containers, wherein one container is retained within a recess in the other to result in a unitary structure. Further a method of obtaining liquid samples is provided which utilizes containers of the present invention.

Inventors: Forsberg; Bengt Erik (Ontario, CA)

Assignee: Starplex Scientific

International Classification: B01L 3/00 (20060101); B65D 47/10 (20060101); B65D 47/06 (20060101); B65D 21/02 (20060101); A61B 10/00 (20060101); B67D 005/60 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018