05792422 is referenced by 41 patents and cites 19 patents.

A tray and process for hydrogen peroxide vapor sterilization of medical articles. The tray includes a bottom surface and side walls defining a space to receive articles to be sterilized. The bottom surface of the tray includes a number of inlet passages and wells with a known volume. In the process of the present invention, articles to be sterilized are placed in the tray, and aqueous solutions of hydrogen peroxide is delivered into the tray. When the excess hydrogen peroxide is drained through the inlet passages, a known volume of peroxide remains in the wells. Such remaining hydrogen peroxide is then vaporized to achieve sterilization.

Title
Liquid/vapor sterilization container systems
Application Number
8/771046
Publication Number
5792422
Application Date
December 20, 1996
Publication Date
August 11, 1998
Inventor
Su Syin Wu
Irvine
CA, US
Paul Taylor Jacobs
Trabuco Canyon
CA, US
Szu Min Lin
Laguna Hills
CA, US
Agent
Andrew C Farmer
Assignee
Ethicon
NJ, US
IPC
B65D 1/36
B65D 1/34
B08B 3/04
A61L 2/00
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