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Bill R Sanford, Raymond C Kralovic: Medical instrument decontamination and sterilization processor. Steris Corporation, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, July 6, 1993: US05225160 (60 worldwide citation)

An instrument (28) or other item to be sterilized is supported on a hanger (26) in a decontamination chamber (10). A container such as a sleeve (92), is supported at adjacent ends between supporting rings (90) such that the container surrounds and is displaced from the instrument. A pump (40) recirc ...


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Corrie L Carnes, Kenneth J Klabunde, Olga Koper, Lisa S Martin, Kyle Knappenberger, Paul S Malchesky, Bill R Sanford: Decontaminating systems containing reactive nanoparticles and biocides. United States Air Force, December 7, 2004: US06827766 (50 worldwide citation)

Improved area decontamination products and methods of use thereof are provided which include reactive nanoparticles (e.g., metal oxides, hydroxides and mixtures thereof) with one or more biocides and a liquid carrier for the nanoparticles and biocide(s). The products may be formulated for area decon ...


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Norman L Siegel, David E Minerovic, Raymond C Kralovic, Bill R Sanford, Pamela C Tanner, Donald J Rebele, Douglas F Marshall, Samuel M Fung, John L Beiswenger: Office size instrument sterilization system. Steris Corporation, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, June 8, 1993: US05217698 (45 worldwide citation)

The body portion (A) of a small portable sterilizer has a face panel (46) against which a door (B) is selectively closed. The face panel defines an access opening for a sterilization chamber (10) which receives a cassette (C), an access opening for an anti-microbial concentrate chamber (20) which re ...


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Bill R Sanford, Jude A Kral, Joseph Tvergyak, Bernard J Moss, Robert M Priest, James C Hlebovy, Daniel N Kelsch, Alan J Greszler, David E Minerovic, John C Houston, Nancy A Robinson: Liquid cleaning and sterilization method. Steris, Fay Sharpe Fagan Minnich & McKee, May 6, 2003: US06558620 (27 worldwide citation)

A method of washing, microbially decontaminating, and rinsing of a lumened device (B), such as an endoscope includes positioning the device in a chamber (


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James L Marsden, Eric W Krieger, Lewis I Schwartz, Alan J Greszler, Bill R Sanford: Surface decontamination of cooked sausage and processed meat and poultry products. Steris, Fay Sharpe Fagan Minnich & McKee, July 27, 2004: US06767569 (16 worldwide citation)

Cooked food products, such as cooked meats, and poultry, are treated with a decontaminant solution to remove surface microorganism contamination. The decontaminant solution contains peracetic acid at a concentration of from about 100 to 4000 ppm and has broad spectrum activity against a variety of p ...


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Kenneth Klabunde, Bill R Sanford, P Jeevanandam: Method of sorbing sulfur compounds using nanocrystalline mesoporous metal oxides. NanoScale Corporation, Hovey Williams, July 28, 2009: US07566393 (12 worldwide citation)

Compounds and methods for sorbing organosulfur compounds from fluids are provided. Generally, compounds according to the present invention comprise mesoporous, nanocrystalline metal oxides. Preferred metal oxide compounds either exhibit soft Lewis acid properties or are impregnated with a material e ...


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Kenneth Klabunde, Bill R Sanford, P Jeevanandam: Method of sorbing sulfur compounds using nanocrystalline mesoporous metal oxides. NanoScale Corporation, Hovey Williams, March 11, 2008: US07341977 (11 worldwide citation)

Compounds and methods for sorbing organosulfur compounds from fluids are provided. Generally, compounds according to the present invention comprise mesoporous, nanocrystalline metal oxides. Preferred metal oxide compounds either exhibit soft Lewis acid properties or are impregnated with a material e ...


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James L Marsden, Eric W Krieger, Lewis I Schwartz, Alan J Greszler, Bill R Sanford: Surface decontamination of frankfurters and other cooked sausage and processed meat and poultry products. STERIS a Delaware corporation, Thomas E Kocovsky Jr, FAY SHARPE FAGAN MINNICH & McKEE, August 26, 2004: US20040166216-A1

Food products, such as precooked meats, raw meats, and poultry are treated with a decontaminant solution to remove surface microorganism contamination. The decontaminant solution contains peracetic acid at a concentration of from about 100 to 4000 ppm and has broad spectrum activity against a variet ...