Patent Number: 8,028,708

Title: Appliance for personal care with automatic fluid dispenser

Abstract: An appliance for personal care, such as skin, dental or hair treatment, comprising a dispensing structure (30) for automatically dispensing a fluid. The dispensing structure (30) includes a fluid reservoir (10), a discharge opening (11) and a fluid drive structure (9, 12, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20) for driving the fluid to be dispensed from the reservoir (10) to and out of said discharge opening (11) in accordance with a dispensing rate/time profile (S.sub.x). The fluid drive structure (9, 12, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20) is arranged for spurting at least once during said dispensing operation for squirting an additional quantity of the fluid to and out of the discharge opening (11) in addition to the fluid being dispensed in accordance with said dispensing rate/time profile (S.sub.x).

Inventors: Molema; Jeroen (Drachten, NL), Sinnema; Anke (Drachten, NL), Westerhof; Wilko (Drachten, NL)

Assignee: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.

International Classification: A45D 27/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-10-04 0:00:00