Patent Number: 8,870,025

Title: Method and device for aseptically dispensing multiple portions of a fluid

Abstract: A method and a device for dispensing multiple portions of a fluid, the fluid being stored in a container comprising a port and a flexible dispensing tube having an inlet and an outlet, the inlet being integrally sealed to the port and viscoelastic valve is mounted in the outlet. The method comprising a compression step and a step of terminating compression wherein the method comprises a further step implemented at the end of the compression step of releasing the pressure in the tube portion between the first tube portion and the valve.

Inventors: Reddy; Balakrishna (Dublin, OH), Tuot; James (Dublin, OH)

Assignee: Nestec S.A.

International Classification: B67B 7/00 (20060101); B65D 37/00 (20060101); B67D 7/78 (20100101); G01F 11/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00