Cooperative Patent Classification

Indent Level

Version: 2016.11
CPC
COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
A46B
BRUSHES (handles not integral with brushware B25G) [2013-01]
WARNING

A46B 1/00
Brush bodies and bristles moulded as a unit [2013-01]
A46B 3/00
Brushes characterised by the way in which the bristles are fixed or joined in or on the brush body or carrier (machines or appliances therefor A46D) [2013-01]
A46B 3/005
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{Bristle carriers and bristles moulded as a unit (A46B 1/00 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A46B 3/02
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by pitch, resin, cement, or other adhesives [2013-01]
A46B 3/04
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by mouldable materials, e.g. metals, cellulose derivatives, plastics (A46B 1/00 takes precedence) [2013-01]
A46B 3/06
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by welding together bristles made of metal wires or plastic materials [2013-01]
A46B 3/08
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by clamping [2013-01]
A46B 3/10
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into rings or the like [2013-01]
A46B 3/12
. . .
specially adapted for paint-brushes [2013-01]
A46B 3/14
. . .
specially adapted for street-cleaning or rail-cleaning brooms [2013-01]
A46B 3/16
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by wires or other anchoring means, specially for U-shaped bristle tufts [2013-01]
A46B 3/18
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the bristles being fixed on or between belts or wires [2013-01]
A46B 3/20
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the bristles being fixed or joined in rubber bodies, e.g. in soft rubber [2013-01]
A46B 3/22
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rubber bristles being fixed in or on brush bodies [2013-01]
A46B 5/00
Brush bodies; Handles integral with brushware [2013-01]
A46B 5/0004
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{Additional brush head} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0008
. .
{Brushes with two or more heads on the same end of a handle not intended for simultaneous use} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0012
. .
{Brushes with two or more heads on the same end of a handle for simultaneous use, e.g. cooperating with each-other} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0016
. .
{Brushes with heads on opposite sides or ends of a handle not intended for simultaneous use} [2013-01]
A46B 5/002
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{having articulations, joints or flexible portions} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0025
. .
{Brushes with elastically deformable heads that change shape during use} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0029
. . .
{Head made of soft plastics, rubber or rubber inserts in plastics matrix} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0033
. .
{bending or stretching or collapsing (A46B 7/023 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0037
. . .
{Flexible resilience by plastic deformation of the material} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0041
. . .
{Mechanical joint or hinge, made up of several components} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0045
. . .
{Brushes articulated with more than one hinge} [2013-01]
A46B 5/005
. . .
{Brushes with a telescopic or similarly moveable portion} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0054
. .
{designed to allow relative positioning of the head to body} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0058
. . .
{Mechanical joint or hinge made up of several components} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0062
. . .
{being flexible or resilient during use} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0066
. . . .
{Flexible resilience by elastic deformation of the material} [2013-01]
A46B 5/007
. . . .
{Inserts made of different material, e.g. springs, plates} [2016-08]
A46B 5/0075
. . .
{being adjustable and stable during use} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0079
. . . .
{Adjustable and stable shaft or handle, e.g. generally in one piece} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0083
. . . .
{Mechanical joint allowing adjustment in at least one plane} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0087
. . . .
{Mechanical joint featuring a ball and socket} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0091
. . .
{promoting relative motion during use (bristle carriers moving during use A46B 7/06; driven brush bodies A46B 13/00)} [2013-01]
A46B 5/0095
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{Removable or interchangeable brush heads} [2013-01]
A46B 5/02
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specially shaped for holding by the hand [2013-01]
A46B 5/021
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{Grips or handles specially adapted to conform to the hand} [2013-01]
A46B 5/023
. .
{Grips or handles specially adapted for children} [2013-01]
A46B 5/025
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{Grips or handles specially adapted for handicapped persons} [2013-01]
A46B 5/026
. .
{Grips or handles having a nonslip section} [2013-01]
A46B 5/028
. .
{Handles featuring an adjustable thumbrest} [2013-01]
A46B 5/04
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shaped as gloves or finger-stalls {or other special holding ways, e.g. by the tongue} [2016-08]
A46B 5/06
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in the form of tapes, chains, flexible shafts, springs, {mats} or the like [2013-01]
A46B 7/00
Bristle carriers arranged in the brush body [2013-01]
A46B 7/02
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in an expanding or articulating manner [2013-01]
A46B 7/023
. .
{where the bristle carrier retracts or collapses, i.e. for storage} [2013-01]
A46B 7/026
. . .
{where the bristle carrier collapses} [2013-01]
A46B 7/04
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interchangeably {removable bristle carriers} [2013-01]
A46B 7/042
. .
{Clip or snap connection for bristle carriers} [2013-01]
A46B 7/044
. .
{Sliding connections for bristle carriers} [2013-01]
A46B 7/046
. .
{Threaded or screw connections for bristle carriers} [2013-01]
A46B 7/048
. . .
{Lock screw to secure carriers} [2013-01]
A46B 7/06
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movably during use, {i.e. the normal brushing action causing movement (driven brush bodies A46B 13/00)} [2013-01]
A46B 7/08
. .
as a rotating disc [2013-01]
A46B 7/10
. .
as a rotating cylinder [2013-01]
A46B 9/00
Arrangements of the bristles in the brush body [2013-01]
A46B 9/005
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{where the brushing material is not made of bristles, e.g. sponge, rubber or paper} [2013-01]
A46B 9/02
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Position or arrangement of bristles in relation to surface of the brush body, e.g. inclined, in rows, in groups [2013-01]
A46B 9/021
. .
{arranged like in cosmetics brushes, e.g. mascara, nail polish, eye shadow} [2013-01]
A46B 9/023
. .
{arranged like in hair brushes, e.g. hair treatment, dyeing, streaking} [2013-01]
A46B 9/025
. .
{the bristles or the tufts being arranged in an angled position relative to each other} [2013-01]
A46B 9/026
. .
{where the surface of the brush body or carrier is not in one plane, e.g. not flat (A46B 9/005 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A46B 9/028
. .
{Bristle profile, the end of the bristle defining a surface other than a single plane or deviating from a simple geometric form, e.g. cylinder, sphere or cone} [2013-01]
A46B 9/04
. .
{Arranged like in or} for toothbrushes [2013-01]
A46B 9/045
. . .
{specially adapted for cleaning a plurality of tooth surfaces simultaneously} [2013-01]
A46B 9/06
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Arrangement of mixed bristles or tufts of bristles, e.g. wire, fibre, rubber [2013-01]
A46B 9/065
. .
{the bristles or the tufts being embedded in a different brushing material} [2013-01]
A46B 9/08
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Supports or guides for bristles [2013-01]
A46B 9/10
. .
Adjustable supports [2013-01]
A46B 9/12
. .
Non-adjustable supports [2013-01]
A46B 11/00
Brushes with reservoir or other means for applying substances, e.g. paints, pastes, water (driven brush bodies A46B 13/00; {massage apparatus with liquid delivery A61H 7/002, A61H 2201/105 }; applying liquids or other fluent materials to surfaces by liquid carrying members in general, e.g. by pads B05C 1/00, B05D 1/28) [2013-01]
A46B 11/0003
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{containing only one dose of substance, e.g. single-use toothbrushes} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0006
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{specially adapted to feed the bristle upper surface} [2013-01]
A46B 11/001
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{with integral reservoirs (A46B 11/0003, A46B 11/0006 take precedence)} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0013
. .
{dispensing by gravity or by shaking} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0017
. .
{with pre-pressurised reservoirs, e.g. aerosols} [2013-01]
A46B 11/002
. .
{pressurised at moment of use manually or by powered means} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0024
. . .
{with a permanently displaceable pressurising member that remain in position unless actuated, e.g. lead-screw or ratchet mechanisms, toothpaste tube twisting or rolling devices} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0027
. . . .
{Lead-screw mechanisms} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0031
. . . . .
{Means for influencing rotation of the knob, e.g. ratchet, click mechanisms, one way clutches} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0034
. . . .
{Means comprising a rachet mechanism or equivalent for advancing the piston stepwise} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0037
. . . .
{A piston or plunger advanced by direct pushing along the side of brush handle} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0041
. . .
{Flexible or deformable reservoirs, e.g. resilient bulbs, compressible tubes} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0044
. . . .
{where a tube is rolled up transverse to long axis} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0048
. . . .
{where a tube is twisted along length} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0051
. . . .
{Peristaltic pump} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0055
. . .
{with a reciprocating piston or plunger acting as the pressurising means} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0058
. . .
{with a metered dosage} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0062
. .
{Brushes where the reservoir is specifically intended for being refilled when empty} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0065
. .
{Brushes where the reservoir is specifically intended for being replaced when empty} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0068
. .
{Brushes where the reservoir is specifically intended for solid substance that dissolves gradually} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0072
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{Details} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0075
. .
{Means integral with the brush for opening, puncturing or piercing sealed reservoirs, e.g. on insertion} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0079
. .
{Arrangements for preventing undesired leakage or dispensing} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0082
. . .
{Means for closing, sealing or controlling the flow using capillary action} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0086
. . .
{Means for closing or sealing, e.g. toothpaste outlet when brush not in use thereby preventing leakage or drying out} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0089
. . .
{Caps or covers for bristles} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0093
. .
{Arrangements for catching drips or overflow} [2013-01]
A46B 11/0096
. .
{Indication of the level of the remaining fluid, e.g. through transparent walls} [2013-01]
A46B 11/06
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connected to supply pipe {or to other external supply means (A46B 11/0003 and A46B 11/0006 take precedence)} [2013-01]
A46B 11/063
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{by means of a supply pipe} [2013-01]
A46B 11/066
. . .
{with means for introducing an additive, e.g. soap} [2013-01]
A46B 11/08
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with heating means [2013-01]
A46B 13/00
Brushes with driven brush bodies {or carriers }(power-driven toothbrushes A61C 17/16) [2013-01]
A46B 13/001
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{Cylindrical or annular brush bodies} [2013-01]
A46B 13/003
. .
{made up of a series of annular brush rings; Annular brush rings therefor} [2013-01]
A46B 13/005
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{made up of a series of longitudinal strips or segments} [2013-01]
A46B 13/006
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{formed by winding a strip tuft in a helix about the body} [2015-10]
A46B 13/008
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{Disc-shaped brush bodies} [2013-01]
A46B 13/02
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Power-driven {carriers} [2013-01]
A46B 13/023
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{with means for inducing vibration to the bristles} [2013-01]
A46B 13/026
. .
{Brushes which automatically reverse direction of rotation, e.g. using gravity switches} [2013-01]
A46B 13/04
. .
with reservoir or other means for supplying substances [2013-01]
A46B 13/06
. . .
with brush driven by the supplied medium [2013-01]
A46B 13/08
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hand-driven [2013-01]
A46B 15/00
Other brushes; Brushes with additional arrangements [2013-01]
A46B 15/0002
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{Arrangements for enhancing monitoring or controlling the brushing process} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0004
. .
{with a controlling means} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0006
. . .
{with a controlling brush technique device, e.g. stroke movement measuring device} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0008
. . .
{with means for controlling duration, e.g. time of brushing} [2013-01]
A46B 15/001
. . .
{with means indicating the remaining useful life of brush} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0012
. . .
{with a pressure controlling device} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0014
. . .
{with a controlling temperature device} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0016
. .
{with enhancing means} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0018
. . .
{with antistatic properties} [2013-01]
A46B 15/002
. . .
{with a means for removing or creating static electricity} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0022
. . .
{with an electrical means} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0024
. . .
{with means generating ions} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0026
. . .
{with a magnetic means} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0028
. . .
{with an acoustic means} [2013-01]
A46B 15/003
. . .
{Enhancing with heat} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0032
. . .
{with protrusion for polishing teeth} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0034
. . .
{with a source of radiation, e.g. UV, IR, LASER, X-ray for irradiating the teeth and associated surfaces} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0036
. . .
{with a lighting means, e.g. laser, bulb (A46B 15/0034 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0038
. .
{with signalling means} [2015-10]
A46B 15/004
. . .
{with an acoustic signalling means, e.g. noise} [2015-10]
A46B 15/0042
. . . .
{with musical signalling means} [2015-10]
A46B 15/0044
. . .
{with light signalling means (A46B 15/0034, A46B 15/0036 takes precedence)} [2015-10]
A46B 15/0046
. . .
{with vibrating signalling means} [2015-10]
A46B 15/0048
. .
{Drip collector, e.g. collecting the liquids dripping from the brush during a brushing process} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0051
. .
{Brushes fitted with ventilation means, e.g. with air buffers, air vents} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0053
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{Brushes fitted with ventilation suction, e.g. for removing dust (vacuum cleaner A47L 7/00)} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0055
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{Brushes combined with other articles normally separate from the brushing process, e.g. combs, razors, mirrors} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0057
. .
{Brushes fitted with a device for cleaning the ears} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0059
. .
{Brushes with a comb} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0061
. .
{with a container for accessories, e.g. pills, polish, condoms, cells (A46B 11/00 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0063
. .
{Brushes with a device for opening containers, e.g. shoes polish (A46B 11/0093 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0065
. .
{Brush with an additional cutting tool, e.g. nail clippers, hair cutting} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0067
. .
{Brushes fitted with a drinking device, i.e. brushes with devices allowing drinking} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0069
. .
{Brushes fitted with a interdental devices, e.g. toothpick (A46B 2200/108 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0071
. . .
{Toothbrushes with flossing arrangements (A61C 15/04 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0073
. . .
{Brushes with an arrangement for using the floss} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0075
. .
{Brushes with an additional massage device} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0077
. .
{Brushes fitted with a mirror} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0079
. .
{Brushes fitted with a rasor or other shaving equipments} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0081
. .
{Brushes with a scraper, e.g. tongue scraper} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0083
. .
{Brushes with a shoehorn} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0085
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{Brushes provided with an identification, marking device or design} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0087
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{Brushes with decoration on or in the handle} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0089
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{Brushes with figurines such as animals on the handle} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0091
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{Container, e.g. bag or box with a collection of various devices} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0093
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{Magazins or sets of brushes components, e.g. plurality of brushes linked as a package} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0095
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{Brushes with a feature for storage after use} [2013-01]
A46B 15/0097
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{Self supporting, e.g. brushes that stand upright or in other particular ways} [2013-01]
A46B 17/00
Accessories for brushes [2013-01]
A46B 17/02
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Devices for holding brushes in use [2013-01]
A46B 17/04
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Protective covers for the bristles [2013-01]
A46B 17/06
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Devices for cleaning brushes after use [2013-01]
A46B 17/065
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{Sterilising brushes; products integral with the brush for sterilising, e.g. tablets, rinse, disinfectant} [2013-01]
A46B 17/08
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Other accessories, e.g. scrapers, rubber buffers for preventing damage to furniture [2013-01]
A46B 2200/00
Brushes characterized by their functions, uses or applications [2013-01]
A46B 2200/01
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Disposable brush (A46B 11/0003, A46B 5/0004 take precedence) [2013-01]
A46B 2200/10
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For human or animal care [2013-01]
A46B 2200/1006
. .
Brushes for cleaning the hand or the human body [2013-01]
A46B 2200/1013
. . .
Brushes for cleaning fingers or finger nails [2013-01]
A46B 2200/102
. .
Brush specifically designed for massaging the skin or scalp (A46B 2200/1026 takes precedence) [2013-01]
A46B 2200/1026
. .
Gum massaging brush, i.e. specifically designed for massaging the gums [2016-08]
A46B 2200/1033
. .
Brush for applying or spreading shaving foam or soap [2013-01]
A46B 2200/104
. .
Hair brush (bristles arrangements for hair brushes A46B 9/023) [2013-01]
A46B 2200/1046
. .
Brush used for applying cosmetics (bristles arrangements for cosmetic brushes A46B 9/021) [2013-01]
A46B 2200/1053
. . .
Cosmetics applicator specifically for mascara [2013-01]
A46B 2200/106
. . . .
Cosmetics applicator specifically for mascara including comb like element [2013-01]
A46B 2200/1066
. .
Toothbrush for cleaning the teeth or dentures (A61C 17/16 takes precedence; bristles arrangements for toothbrushes A46B 9/04) [2013-01]
A46B 2200/1073
. . .
Denture toothbrush, i.e. used for dentures specifically [2013-01]
A46B 2200/108
. . .
Inter-dental toothbrush, i.e. for cleaning interdental spaces specifically [2013-01]
A46B 2200/1086
. . .
Toothbrush for cleaning animal teeth specifically [2013-01]
A46B 2200/1093
. .
Brush for use on animal (A46B 2200/1086 takes precedence) [2013-01]
A46B 2200/20
.
Brushes for applying products to surfaces in general (A46B 2200/10 takes precedence) [2013-01]
A46B 2200/202
. .
Applicator paint brush [2013-01]
A46B 2200/205
. . .
Artist paint brush, e.g. paint brushes that as a rule come to a point for fine work [2013-01]
A46B 2200/207
. .
Food brush, i.e. used in cooking for applying substances on the surface of the food [2013-01]
A46B 2200/30
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Brushes for cleaning or polishing [2013-01]
A46B 2200/3006
. .
Brushes for cleaning bottles or hollow containers [2013-01]
A46B 2200/3013
. .
Brushes for cleaning the inside or the outside of tubes [2013-01]
A46B 2200/302
. .
Broom [2013-01]
A46B 2200/3026
. .
Dusting brush [2013-01]
A46B 2200/3033
. .
Household brush, i.e. brushes for cleaning in the house or dishes [2013-01]
A46B 2200/304
. .
Lavatory brush, i.e. brushes for cleaning toilets [2013-01]
A46B 2200/3046
. .
Brushes for cleaning cars or parts thereof [2013-01]
A46B 2200/3053
. .
Clothes brush, i.e. brushes specifically designed for cleaning clothes [2013-01]
A46B 2200/306
. .
Shoe cleaning or polishing brush [2013-01]
A46B 2200/3066
. .
Brush specifically designed for use with street cleaning machinery [2013-01]
A46B 2200/3073
. .
Brush for cleaning specific unusual places not otherwise covered, e.g. gutters, golf clubs, tops of tin cans, corners [2013-01]
A46B 2200/308
. .
Curling brooms [2013-01]
A46B 2200/3086
. .
Brushes for polishing [2013-01]
A46B 2200/3093
. .
Brush with abrasive properties, e.g. wire bristles [2013-01]
A46B 2200/40
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Other application [2013-01]
A46B 2200/405
. .
Brush used for purposes that are not conventional brushing, e.g. holder or support [2013-01]