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1. (WO2017182530) APPARATUS FOR ADMINISTERING LIQUID INTO SKIN

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/182530    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/059304
Publication Date: Fri Oct 27 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Apr 20 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61M 5/28
Applicants: DOUGLAS, Philip
CHRISTIE, Sharon
Inventors: DOUGLAS, Philip
CHRISTIE, Sharon
Title: APPARATUS FOR ADMINISTERING LIQUID INTO SKIN
Abstract:
An apparatus for administering liquid to an individual's skin, the apparatus comprises at least one pod comprising, a pod body which has, in a storage state, a liquid-tight chamber which contains a liquid to be administered. The chamber has a pod outlet that is covered by a rupturable membrane and a lancet which is coupled to the pod body and which is movable to rupture the membrane. The at least one pod is activatable from the storage state to a dispensing state in which the membrane is ruptured by the lancet to dispense the liquid through the outlet. A housing shaped and dimensioned to receive the at least one pod, the housing has at least one housing outlet, the at least one pod is locatable in the housing such that the at least one pod outlet is in register with the, or a respective, housing outlet and an actuation mechanism that is operable to engage the, or each, pod in the housing to activate the, or each, pod from the storage state to the dispensing state.