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1. (WO2017037467) CLOSURE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/037467    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2016/052713
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 03 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: B65D 75/58
B65D 83/08
B65D 47/08
Inventors: TINSLEY, Jamie
HEIN, John
A container comprising an aperture for dispensing sheet material and a closure (200) for said aperture. The closure comprises a base portion (202) arranged adjacent the aperture, a lid portion (204) hingedly connected to the base portion and configured to move between an open position and a closed position, and a latching mechanism (252) for releasably securing the lid portion in the closed position. The closure further comprises a resilient element(266) located between the base portion and the lid portion, and the resilient element is arranged and configured to deform and store energy upon movement of the lid portion into the closed position, and to transfer stored energy to the lid portion upon the lid portion being de-latched from the closed position.