US 11,052,187 B2
Packaging for a reel of medical injection devices
Hendri Harmoko, Singapore (SG); Benjamin Yang Teck Tan, Singapore (SG); Dexter Chew Xuan Han, Singapore (SG); and Stacey Ng Zhi Min, Singapore (SG)
Assigned to Becton Dickinson Holdings Pte. Ltd., Singapore (SG)
Appl. No. 16/486,567
Filed by Becton Dickinson Holdings Pte. Ltd., Singapore (SG)
PCT Filed Feb. 14, 2018, PCT No. PCT/SG2018/000002
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Aug. 16, 2019,
PCT Pub. No. WO2018/151671, PCT Pub. Date Aug. 23, 2018.
Claims priority of application No. 17156988 (EP), filed on Feb. 20, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2019/0374702 A1, Dec. 12, 2019
Int. Cl. A61M 5/00 (2006.01); B65B 31/00 (2006.01); B65D 61/00 (2006.01); B65D 77/04 (2006.01); B65D 81/20 (2006.01); B65D 85/671 (2006.01)
CPC A61M 5/002 (2013.01) [B65B 31/00 (2013.01); B65D 61/00 (2013.01); B65D 77/04 (2013.01); B65D 81/2007 (2013.01); B65D 85/671 (2013.01)] 10 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A packaging for a reel of medical injection devices, comprising a base tray configured for supporting the reel, the packaging further comprising at least a first flat rib and a second flat rib, each rib comprising a respective slot arranged such that the ribs can be interlocked with one another by mutual engagement of the slots, wherein the base tray comprises at least two pairs of peripheral openings, each opening being configured to receive an end of the ribs, so that the base tray and interlocked flat ribs engaging the base tray form a frame configured for enclosing the reel.
 
8. A process for manufacturing the packaging of claim 1, comprising:
providing the base tray;
arranging the reel of medical injection devices onto the base tray;
slotting each flat rib onto the base tray, thereby interlocking the ribs via their respective slots, so as to maintain the reel of medical injection devices between the base tray and the interlocked ribs.