Patent Number: 6,332,563

Title: Device for containing and dispensing a product

Abstract: A device for containing and dispensing a product may include a housingincluding an opening, and a container for containing a product. Thecontainer may be within the housing and may have an end portion definingan opening of the container. The device may also include a region in thehousing for receiving a gas to pressurize the container. The region may bedefined at least partially by an interior of the housing and an exteriorof the container. The device may further include a cover member coveringat least a substantial part of the opening of the housing. The end portionof the housing may be between a portion of the cover member and a portionof the housing. Additionally, the device may include a valve on the covermember configured to dispense product from the container and a sealcompressed between the portion of the housing and the portion of the covermember. The device may also include a step-shaped region provided by atleast one of a part of the seal, the portion of the housing, and theportion of the cover member. The step-shaped region may be adapted toenable substantially uniform compression of at least parts of the seal onopposing sides of the step-shaped region.

Inventors: Baudin; Gilles (Domont, FR)


International Classification: B65D 83/14 (20060101); B67D 005/42 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2014