Device for packing and brushing material especially for cosmedic material

Application Number: 00107288
Application Date: 2000.05.08
Publication Number: 1273068
Publication Date: 2000.11.15
Priority Information: 1999/5/7 FR 99 05853
International: A45D40/26;A45D34/00
Applicant(s) Name: L'Oreal
Inventor(s) Name: Guere June Roue
Patent Agency Code: 72003
Patent Agent: zheng teqiang
Abstract A device for packaging and applying a substance, in particular a cosmetic, the device comprising a receptacle for containing said substance, an applicator provided with an applicator element, and a wiper member having an elastically deformable wall with at least one slot through which the applicator element can pass and defining wiper lips, wherein said elastically deformable wall is suitable, under the effect of axial stress exerted by the applicator, for taking up different first and second configurations respectively during insertion and withdrawal of the applicator, and wherein said elastically deformable wall is made to have an initial shape at rest and in the absence of the applicator that is not plane, said initial shape being selected in such a manner that the wiper lips press on the applicator with different amounts of force respectively while the applicator is being inserted and while it is being withdrawn because of the deformations to which said elastically deformable wall is subjected to make it pass from its initial shape to one of said configurations.