US 10,376,247 B2
Container assembly and associated method
Ole Jakobsen, Hellerup (DK); Christoffer Bay, Praesto (DK); and Jacob Ilskov, Valby (DK)
Assigned to Biopsafe ApS, (DK)
Filed by Biopsafe ApS, Vedbaek (DK)
Filed on May 2, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/584,545.
Application 15/584,545 is a continuation of application No. 14/125,477, granted, now 9,726,585, previously published as PCT/DK2011/050434, filed on Nov. 11, 2011.
Claims priority of application No. 2011 70297 (DK), filed on Jun. 14, 2011.
Prior Publication US 2017/0231604 A1, Aug. 17, 2017
Int. Cl. G01N 1/38 (2006.01); A61B 10/00 (2006.01); B65D 51/28 (2006.01); B01L 3/00 (2006.01); G01N 1/28 (2006.01); B65D 43/02 (2006.01); B65D 51/20 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 10/0096 (2013.01) [B01L 3/502 (2013.01); B65D 51/2835 (2013.01); G01N 1/28 (2013.01); G01N 1/38 (2013.01); B01L 3/50853 (2013.01); B01L 2300/047 (2013.01); B01L 2300/0672 (2013.01); B01L 2300/0832 (2013.01); B01L 2400/0683 (2013.01); B65D 43/0202 (2013.01); B65D 51/20 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A tissue-sample container assembly configured to store a tissue sample, comprising:
a container defining a cavity for storing the tissue sample; and
a cover adapted to engage with the container to close the cavity, the cover including a top member having a receptacle containing a preserving agent and a seal for sealing off the receptacle, and including a puncturing member for breaking the seal by displacement of the puncturing member relative to the seal, wherein the puncturing member is adapted to break the seal such that the ruptured seal remains attached to the cover.