05422067 is referenced by 16 patents and cites 13 patents.

A cassette for holding instruments, such as medical and dental instruments, through cleaning, sterilization, storage and use cycles, comprises a tray member having a bottom wall and a pair of opposite side walls, at least two clamping members fixed to the bottom wall extending transversely between the side walls, and at least one clip member releasably securable to the tray side walls for overlying and clamping the instruments against the clamping members so as to remain exposed. A method for using the instrument cassette comprises placing the cassette containing the instruments in an ultrasonic cleaning device, preferably after hand-scrubbing the instruments which have been arranged and secured within the cassette, and then sterilizing the instruments in the cassette.

Title
Instrument cassette and method for using the same
Application Number
7/945162
Publication Number
5422067
Application Date
September 15, 1992
Publication Date
June 6, 1995
Inventor
Everett A Barney
3409 E. 29th St., Vancouver, 98661
WA, US
Agent
Steinberg Raskin & Davidson
IPC
A61B 19/02
A61L 2/16
A61L 2/02
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