Patent Number: 8,714,353

Title: Package of oral care implements and method of using the same

Abstract: A package (100) of articles, such as oral care implements (200) comprising: a tubular body (109) having a cavity (115), an open top end (167) and a closed bottom end (126). An annular wall (120) divides the cavity into a central cavity (125) and an annular cavity (115) that circumferentially surrounds the central cavity. A plurality of radial walls (130) extend from an outer surface (121) of the annular wall to an inner surface (112) of the tubular body and divide the annular cavity into a plurality of subcavities (135). At least one oral care implement is disposed within each of the subcavities. A cover (170) is coupled to at least one of the tubular body and the annular wall. The cover comprises a central opening (177) that forms a passageway into the central cavity and a dispensing opening (174).

Inventors: Hohlbein; Douglas (Hopewell, NJ), Sorrentino; Alan (Cranbury, NJ), Kemp; James (Basking Ridge, NJ), Fink; Emily (New York, NY), Lee; David (East Brunswick, NJ)

Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company

International Classification: B65D 83/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018