05882589 is referenced by 31 patents and cites 11 patents.

A device for cleaning, disinfecting, and/or drying an endoscope consists of a basin supported on a base. The basin forms a channel that defines a teardrop shape. The device includes a lid that sealingly engages the basin. During operation, the endoscope to be cleaned is completely immersed in cleaning solution in the basin. The basin includes injectors arranged so as to create a rotating flow of cleaning liquid and sterile rinsing water or recycled drying air within the channel. The vessel also includes injection nozzles that attach to various inlets of the endoscope to inject products at specified pressures and to continuously test the tightness of the seal.

Title
Sealed endoscope decontamination, disinfection and drying device
Application Number
253460
Publication Number
5882589
Application Date
March 7, 1996
Publication Date
March 16, 1999
Inventor
Bernard Mariotti
Marseille
FR
Agent
Liddell Sapp Zivley Hill & LaBoon L
Assignee
Leon Shipper
FL, US
IPC
B08B 1/00
A61L 9/00
A61L 2/00
A01N 25/00
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