04823833 is referenced by 83 patents and cites 16 patents.

The present invention provides a sterile, unitized, economical device furnishing a fluid path between a plurality of solutions to be compounded and a receiving container. The device includes a plurality of fluid connectors and fluid lines sealingly connected to respective pump fittings which provide individual paths to a common junction block.

The common junction block includes a portion for receiving fluid lines and preventing them from crimping thereby maintaining fluid flow. The block also includes an exit port for providing a sealingly sterile connection to the receiving container. Further, a closure is provided to protect the exit port from contamination when the port is not providing fluid communication to the receiving container.

Title
Fluid communication device
Application Number
391784
Publication Number
4823833
Application Date
September 11, 1984
Publication Date
April 25, 1989
Inventor
William L Rudzena
McHenry
IL, US
Ellen Rouch
Ingleside
IL, US
Edward G Oilschlager
Lake Villa
IL, US
Herbert Mittleman
Deerfield
IL, US
Lawrence R Hogan
Lake Villa
IL, US
Agent
Brad Price
Kay H Pierce
Paul Flattery
Assignee
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
IL, US
IPC
E03B 15/00
View Original Source