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Rebele Donald J, Marshall Douglas F, Fung Samuel M, Siegel Norman L, Minerovic David E, Kralovic Raymond C, Sanford Bill R, Tanner Pamela C, Beiswenger John L: Office size instrument sterilization system.. Steris, October 7, 1992: EP0507461-A2 (5 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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Carnes Corrie L, Klabunde Kenneth J, Koper Olga, Martin Lisa S, Knappenberger Kyle B, Malchesky Paul S, Sanford Bill R: Decontaminating systems containing reactive nanoparticles and biocides. Nanoscale Materials, Carnes Corrie L, Klabunde Kenneth J, Koper Olga, Martin Lisa S, Knappenberger Kyle B, Malchesky Paul S, Sanford Bill R, SKOCH Gregory J, April 22, 2004: WO/2004/032624 (3 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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Beiswenger John L, Siegel Norman L, Minerovic David E, Marshall Douglas F, Fung Samuel M, Kralovic Raymond C, Sanford Bill R, Tanner Pamela C, Rebele Donald J: Systeme de sterilisation dinstruments pour le bureau, Office size instrument sterilization system. Steris Corporation, BERESKIN & PARR, March 30, 1999: CA2058671

The body portion (A) of a small portablesterilizer has a face panel (46) against which a door (B)is selectively closed. The face panel defines an accessopening for a sterilization chamber (10) which receives acassette (C), an access opening for an anti-microbialconcentrate chamber (20) which receive ...


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Carnes Corrie L, Klabunde Kenneth J, Koper Olga, Martin Lisa S, Knappenberger Kyle B, Malchesky Paul S, Sanford Bill R: Decontaminating systems containing reactive nanoparticles and biocides. Nanoscale Materials, August 10, 2005: EP1560486-A2

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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Marsden James L, Krieger Eric W, Schwartz Lewis I, Greszler Alan J, Sanford Bill R: Surface decontamination of frankfurters and other cooked sausage and processed meat and poultry products. Steris, KOCOVSKY Thomas E Jr, January 25, 2001: WO/2001/005255

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 ...


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Klabunde Kenneth, Sanford Bill R, Jeevanandam P: Method of sorbing sulfur compounds using nanocrystalline mesoporous metal oxides. Nanoscale Materials, Klabunde Kenneth, Sanford Bill R, Jeevanandam P, SKOCH Gregory J, January 6, 2005: WO/2005/001412

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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Sanford Bill R, Kral Jude A, Greszler Alan J, Sanders Ward L, Sestak Joseph T: Decontamination system for flexible endoscopes. Steris, Sanford Bill R, Kral Jude A, Greszler Alan J, Sanders Ward L, Sestak Joseph T, KOCOVSKY Thomas E Jr, September 28, 2000: WO/2000/056203

A system (A) for cleaning soil from a medical device, such as an endoscope includes a disposable container (10, 10', 10'') which contains a dose of a concentrated cleanser (192) to provide a cleaning fluid (14) on mixing with water. In one embodiment, a suction pump (22) is connected with outlet por ...


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Sanford Bill R, Kral Jude A, Tvergyak Joseph, Moss Bernard J, Priest Robert M, Hlebovy James C, Kelsch Daniel N, Greszler Alan J, Minerovic David E, Houston John C, Robinson Nancy A: Liquid cleaning and sterilization system and method. Steris, Sanford Bill R, Kral Jude A, Tvergyak Joseph, Moss Bernard J, Priest Robert M, Hlebovy James C, Kelsch Daniel N, Greszler Alan J, Minerovic David E, Houston John C, Robinson Nancy A, KOCOVSKY Thomas E Jr, August 9, 2001: WO/2001/056615

A fluid delivery system (26) for an automated processor (A) delivers washing, microbial decontaminant, and rinse fluids to spray nozzles (102, 104, 106, 108, 110) in a chamber (12) for sequentially spraying the fluids over a lumened device (B), such as a n endoscope. The fluid delivery system also d ...


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Sanford Bill R, Kral Jude A, Tvergyak Joseph, Moss Bernard J, Priest Robert M, Hlebovy James C, Kelsch Daniel N, Greszler Alan J, Minerovic David E, Houston John C, Robinson Nancy A: Liquid cleaning and sterilization system and method. Steris, November 6, 2002: EP1253951-A2

A fluid delivery system (26) for an automated processor (A) delivers washing, microbial decontaminant, and rinse fluids to spray nozzles (102, 104, 106, 108, 110) in a chamber (12) for sequentially spraying the fluids over a lumened device (B), such as a n endoscope. The fluid delivery system also d ...


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Kochte Werner W, Sanford Bill R: Overcenter cam driven locking mechanism. Steris, September 6, 1994: JP1994-248840

PURPOSE: To exert an extremely high closing holding force even when a door is closed by a slight force, to simplify constitution, and to maintain high reliability even when repeated use is carried out. CONSTITUTION: A microbial decontamination device comprises a body part A, consisting of a decontam ...