Patent Number: 6,308,413

Title: System and appliance for personal body care

Abstract: The system includes an appliance for personal body care, a pump and a holder. The appliance includes a treatment device for carrying out a body-care treatment under the influence of a fluid. The fluid is held in the holder and can be pumped to an outlet opening by means of the pump. The holder includes a flexible wall, and the pump is detachable from the holder and is detachable from the appliance. This combination of measures makes it possible to adapt the dimensions of the holder to an ergonomic shape of the appliance.

Inventors: Westerhof; Willem A. (Drachten, NL), Hansen; Marinus C. (Odornerveen, NL), Van Toor; Johannes H. (Drachten, NL)

Assignee: U.S. Philips Corporation

International Classification: B26B 21/44 (20060101); B26B 19/38 (20060101); B26B 19/40 (20060101); B26B 21/00 (20060101); B26B 021/44 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018