This is the residual class for receptacles comprised of a peripheralwall made of flaccid or flexible material, with at least one closedend, and having an access opening, which may be an open end of thereceptacle or which may be provided in the peripheral wall or closedend of the receptacle. Receptacles of this class type must function,by disclosure, to hold contents which in turn are to be eventuallyremoved from the receptacle.
(1)Note. The peripheral wall is the surrounding external boundaryof the bag which, together with a closed end, forms a structureintended to confine or hold contents.
(2)Note. An access opening must be intended to permit insertionof removal of bag content, and may be closed or closable.
(3)Note. A blank intended to be made into a bag of this classtype is classified with the bag. A blank is defined as a piece ofstock material cut into final shape prior to being folded and securedin usable bag form.
(4)Note. The flaccid or flexible bag material may be strengthenedor reinforced to prevent tearing, or to aid in maintaining the bagin a given configuration.
(5)Note. Patents issued before 1900 have been placed hereunderby total disclosure.SCOPE OF THE CLASSThis class admits all bags not provided for elsewhere whichsatisfy the general statement in the Class Definition above.