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1. (WO1999005046) DUAL COMPARTMENT DISPENSING APPARATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/1999/005046    International Application No.:    PCT/GB1998/002180
Publication Date: Feb 4, 1999 International Filing Date: Jul 22, 1998
IPC: B65D 51/28
B65D 81/32
Applicants: BESPAK PLC
BRACE, Geoff
Inventors: BRACE, Geoff
Title: DUAL COMPARTMENT DISPENSING APPARATUS
Abstract:
This invention relates to an apparatus for separately storing and subsequently mixing two components of a substance to be dispensed. The apparatus (1) comprises a first container (2) and a second container (7) located within the first container (2). First outlet means (5) are provided allowing dispensing of the substance from the first container (2) and attachment means attaching the second container (7) to the first container (2). Wherein the first container (2) stores the first component (4) prior to mixing and the second container (7) stores the second component (12) separated from the first component (4) prior to mixing. The attachment means releasably secures the second container (7) within the first container (2). The second container (7) being releasable from attachment of the first container (2) by use of the apparatus (1). Release of the second container (7) from attachment to the first container (2) allowing the second component (12) stored in the second container (7) to mix with the first component (4) stored in the first container (2) to form the substance in the first container (2). The substance is then dispensed via the first outlet means (5).