05330493 is referenced by 47 patents and cites 5 patents.

There is provided a disposable scalpel having a retractable blade. The blade may be secured in any of three positions: 1) an intermediated retracted position for shipping, 2) an exposed position for use and 3) a permanently locked retracted position. A cap is provided to cover the openings on the scalpel after the blade is secured in the permanently locked position.

Title
Disposable scalpel
Application Number
7/982596
Publication Number
5330493
Application Date
November 27, 1992
Publication Date
July 19, 1994
Inventor
Michael L Haining
6731 Ashmore, Houston, 77069
TX, US
Agent
Richard L Moseley
IPC
A61B 17/32
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