06386392 is referenced by 68 patents and cites 10 patents.

A reservoir for use with a dispensing appliance for spraying a liquid is provided, wherein the dispensing appliance comprises a protecting plate and at least two needles for engaging the reservoir. The protecting plate has a locked position and an unlocked position, wherein the protecting plate is movable in the unlocked position to expose the needles and is immovable in the locked position. The reservoir comprises a finish with an opening which communicates with the interior of the reservoir and a membrane disposed across the opening, wherein the membrane has an exposed length of less than about 45 mm.

Title
Reservoirs for use with cleaning devices
Application Number
9/577416
Publication Number
6386392 (B1)
Application Date
May 22, 2000
Publication Date
May 14, 2002
Inventor
Jelle Dankert Vuijk
Rome
US
Patrizio Ricci
Grimbergen
US
John Russell Lawson
Cincinnati
OH, US
Yvon Loic Crozet
Rome
US
Andrea Argentieri
Ixelles
US
Agent
James C Vago
US
Thibault Fayette
US
Assignee
The Procter & Gamble Company
OH, US
IPC
B67D 5/00
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