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An article of manufacture and a method are provided where a protective cap for a connector provides antibacterial effect to the connector by fixedly lining a chamber of the protective cap with an absorbent material retaining an antiseptic. By mating a skirt on the protective cap with a corresponding flange on a medical connector, a contamination proof seal is also provided which functions to limit contamination from the outside of the cap and retain a liquid antiseptic on the inside of the cap.

Title
Antibacterial protective cap for connectors
Application Number
6/378315
Publication Number
4440207
Application Date
May 14, 1982
Publication Date
April 3, 1984
Inventor
Frank Karrasch
Wadsworth
IL, US
Vince Genatempo
Lake Geneva
WI, US
Agent
Thomas A Kmiotek
Garrettson Ellis
Paul C Flattery
Assignee
Baxter Travenol Laboratories
IL, US
IPC
A61M 5/14
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