US 10,889,408 B2
Microneedle patch storage tool, lower pallet and upper pallet
Ying-Shu Quan, Kyoto (JP); Ying-Zhe Li, Kyoto (JP); and Fumio Kamiyama, Kyoto (JP)
Assigned to COSMED PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD., Kyoto (JP)
Appl. No. 15/780,996
Filed by COSMED PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD., Kyoto (JP)
PCT Filed Oct. 6, 2016, PCT No. PCT/JP2016/079800
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Jun. 1, 2018,
PCT Pub. No. WO2017/094352, PCT Pub. Date Jun. 8, 2017.
Claims priority of application No. 2015-237381 (JP), filed on Dec. 4, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2019/0283933 A1, Sep. 19, 2019
Int. Cl. B65D 19/44 (2006.01); A61M 37/00 (2006.01); B65D 19/00 (2006.01); B65D 85/00 (2006.01)
CPC B65D 19/44 (2013.01) [A61M 37/00 (2013.01); A61M 37/0015 (2013.01); B65D 19/0002 (2013.01); B65D 85/00 (2013.01); A61M 2209/06 (2013.01); B65D 2519/00034 (2013.01); B65D 2519/00069 (2013.01); B65D 2519/00268 (2013.01); B65D 2519/00815 (2013.01); B65D 2519/00965 (2013.01)] 7 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A microneedle patch storage tool configured to hold a microneedle patch, the microneedle patch storage tool comprising
a plurality of pallets stacked in a vertical direction,
wherein pallets adjacent in the vertical direction among the plurality of pallets constitute one or a plurality of patch holding parts configured to hold the microneedle patch,
wherein the patch holding part comprises a first base part and a second base part that are arranged in the vertical direction,
wherein the first base part comprises;
a first opening having a shape configured to be corresponding to a needle forming surface of a microneedle patch which the microneedle patch storage tool is intended to hold, and
a plurality of first protrusions arranged in circumferentially divided manner around the first opening,
wherein the second base part comprises;
a second opening having a shape configured to be corresponding to the needle forming surface of the microneedle patch which the microneedle patch storage tool is intended to hold, and
a plurality of second protrusions arranged in circumferentially divided manner around the second opening, and
wherein the plurality of first protrusions and the plurality of second protrusions are configured to sandwich a peripheral edge part of the microneedle patch which the microneedle patch storage tool is intended to hold, in the vertical direction, and
wherein for each patch holding part, a plurality of side wall pieces are provided radially outward of the first protrusions and are arranged separately from each other and in circumferentially divided manner to surround the same first opening surrounded by the first protrusions, the side wall piece has a larger height than the first protrusion, and the second protrusions are positioned to be corresponding to the first protrusions.