05836482 is referenced by 151 patents and cites 9 patents.

A device for controlled automatic dispensing of fluids comprising a housing carrying an electric motor and a disposable, removable unit incorporating a container carrying fluid to be dispensed and a pump. The removable unit is adapted to be removably coupled to the motor to drive the pump simultaneously with the container being removably coupled to the housing. The unit preferably also carries a battery with an electric capacity sufficient to drive the motor to dispense all the fluid in the container. The unit other than the removable battery is made of recyclable plastic.

Title
Automated fluid dispenser
Application Number
8/833263
Publication Number
5836482
Application Date
April 4, 1997
Publication Date
November 17, 1998
Inventor
Heiner Ophardt
3931 Vineland Crescent, Vineland, Ontario
CA
Hermann Ophardt
Lindenau 27, D-47661 Issum
DE
Agent
Riches McKenzie & Herbert
IPC
B65D 88/54
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