05040678 is referenced by 57 patents and cites 25 patents.

A biological sample transport container is provided for transporting vials containing medical or laboratory specimens. The container comprises a hollow encasement portion having a base wall, a pair of side walls and a pair of end walls. A plurality of shock absorbent blocks are furnished having at least one hole extending through at least one block for holding the vials. The blocks rest upon the base wall between the side walls and the end walls. In addition, a cover lid and a guide mechanism for guiding the cover lid over the block of shock absorbent material is provided. The guide mechanism is disposed in the end walls of the encasement cover above the blocks. A jacket having a jacket cover and a jacket body is hingedly connected to the jacket body. The jacket body surrounds the hollow encasement portion whereby a fastening mechanism for releasable securing the closure of the jacket securely restrains the cover lid from being dislodged from the guide means.

Title
Biological sample transport container
Application Number
7/534752
Publication Number
5040678
Application Date
June 7, 1990
Publication Date
August 20, 1991
Inventor
William A Koentopp
St. Paul
MN, US
Voigt O Lenmark Sr
St. Louis Park
MN, US
Agent
Kinney & Lange
Assignee
Transpan Company
MN, US
IPC
B65D 85/20
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