05863496 is referenced by 13 patents and cites 10 patents.

A method of achieving sterile dry packaging, the key steps of which include enclosing a sterile item in one or more thin-gauge inner bags which are in turn enclosed within a polyethylene/metallized polyester laminate and sealed therein, followed by gamma irradiation and sterilization of the outer surface of the laminate with a vaporized sterilizing agent such as hydrogen peroxide.

Title
Sterile packaging
Application Number
8/758203
Publication Number
5863496
Application Date
November 25, 1996
Publication Date
January 26, 1999
Inventor
Clay R McElhany
Portland
OR, US
Agent
Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel
Assignee
Prepared Media Laboratory
OR, US
IPC
E65D 30/08
A61L 2/08
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