Patent Number: 6,053,349
Date of Patent: Apr. 25, 2000
BEVERAGE CAN IDENTIFICATION APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REDUCING THE SPREAD OF DISEASE BY LIMITING THE CHANCE OF INADVERTENT DRINKING FROM AN OPEN CAN OF ANOTHER
A technique for avoiding the risk of spreading communicable diseases in drinking inadvertently from another's open beverage can by applying distinctive user identification markers on the can top cover, positioned accurately about the cover and identified by using the lever-opener also as an identification indicator through rotational alignment with and locking at a desired user's marker.