05441622 is referenced by 48 patents and cites 19 patents.

A hygienic apparatus which totally dissolves sharps from such places as health-care centers, operating rooms laboratories, and the like. The apparatus accepts all sorts of metal sharp instruments. The sharp metal portion is removed from any plastic component of the instrument. The plastic components are collected for sterilization through microwaves or similar process; the sharp metal instruments are dissolved using electrolysis and the liquid is discharged into conventional sewer systems. The sharp instruments, until their dissolution, are secured by a magnet within the apparatus.

Title
Sharps destruction apparatus
Application Number
957722
Publication Number
5441622
Application Date
April 14, 1993
Publication Date
August 15, 1995
Inventor
Terrence R Langford
Tucson
AZ, US
Agent
Ogram & Teplitz
Assignee
KEW Import Export
AZ, US
IPC
A61L 2/02
A61L 2/00
C25C 7/00
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