US 10,889,416 B2
Child resistant container and method of opening same
Franklin Lee Lucas, Jr., Opelika, AL (US); Brian Tifft, Auburn, AL (US); Ethan Ross Perdue, Auburn, AL (US); Kasey Myers, Auburn, AL (US); Jean-Pierre Giraud, Auburn, AL (US); and Anthony Hamilton, Cullman, AL (US)
Assigned to CSP TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Auburn, AL (US)
Filed by CSP TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Auburn, AL (US)
Filed on Apr. 24, 2018, as Appl. No. 15/960,727.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/489,032, filed on Apr. 24, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2018/0305093 A1, Oct. 25, 2018
Int. Cl. B65D 50/06 (2006.01); B65D 43/16 (2006.01)
CPC B65D 50/067 (2013.01) [B65D 43/162 (2013.01); B65D 2251/1058 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00074 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00296 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00324 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00351 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00537 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A method of opening a child resistant container, the container comprising a body comprising a base, a sidewall extending from the base, and an end portion disposed opposite the base, the end portion defining an opening leading to an interior of the body configured to loosely contain a plurality of products therein, a lid connected to the body via a hinge, the lid comprising a cover portion and a protrusion extending outwardly from one side of the cover portion, the cover portion being configured to move between a FIRST position and a SECOND position; and a directing portion extending from one of the body and the cover portion, the directing portion at least partially enclosing the protrusion when the cover portion is in the FIRST position, the method comprising the steps of:
inserting a tool between the directing portion and the cover portion;
engaging the tool with the protrusion, thereby causing an end of the protrusion to pivot toward the one side of the cover portion; and
moving the cover portion to the SECOND position, thereby opening the container.