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Leonard Kadlec, Daniel Tallman, Patrick Kilawee: Deodorizing and sanitizing employing a wicking device. Ecolab, Kinney & Lange P A, October 23, 2007: US07285255 (227 worldwide citation)

A device and method for sanitizing and deodorizing including the selective transportation of a sanitizing composition by the capillary action of a wick to an acidic composition which may be held in a reservoir, or which also may be selectively transported through the capillary action of a wick to th ...


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Su Syin Wu, Charles S Bankert, Anahid Gamsarian, Abraham Merhazion: Sterilization container and instrument holder therefor. Ethicon, Andrew C Farmer, February 27, 2001: US06193932 (109 worldwide citation)

A sterilization container has an improved elastomeric instrument holder. The instrument holder comprises a panel of elastomer having a projection depending downwardly therefrom and received within an perforation through a perforated surface within the container to hold the panel thereto. An aperture ...


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Stephen F Spencer, Cary A Bettenhausen, Todd E Bettenhausen: Instrument cassette having a mechanism to prevent lateral movement of an instrument support relative to an instrument support holder. Sterilization Cassette Systems, Maginot Addison & Moore, June 2, 1998: US05759502 (103 worldwide citation)

An instrument cassette includes a wall having a first hole defined therein. The instrument cassette further includes a holder having a channel and a second hole defined therein. The instrument cassette also includes an instrument support positioned within the channel of the holder. The instrument su ...


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Donald F Greene, Virginia L Urban: Method of disinfecting and sterilizing with hydrogen peroxide compositions. Sterling Drug, Frederik W Stonner, B Woodrow Wyatt, Paul E Dupont, December 10, 1985: US04557898 (84 worldwide citation)

Aqueous acidic disinfecting and sterilizing compositions containing hydrogen peroxide, a surfactant and an aqueous alcoholic mixture of a tertiary amine and a fatty acid alkanolamide are non-irritating, have in-use stability and are effective for cold and warm sterilization.


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James R Rickloff, Donald C Upchurch, Robert W Childers: Optimum hydrogen peroxide vapor sterlization method. American Sterilizer Company, Jones Day Reavis & Pogue, August 29, 1995: US05445792 (81 worldwide citation)

A sterilization method is provided which includes the steps of measuring the pressure within a sterilization chamber injecting a sterilant vapor into a flow of carrier gas, introducing the sterilant vapor and carrier gas into and through a sterilization chamber, and adjusting the rate of sterilant v ...


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Leon Hillman: Ultraviolet apparatus for disinfection and sterilization of fluids. ADCO Aerospace, Eugene E Geoffrey Jr, August 23, 1983: US04400270 (80 worldwide citation)

An ultraviolet sterilization and disinfection system for fluids which includes apparatus for sensing selected operating characteristics such as physical characteristics of the fluid to be disinfected or sterilized and the operating conditions of the ultraviolet sources proportioning these variable a ...


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Neil Edwards, Stephen B Mitchell, Allin S Pratt: Silver compound antimicrobial compositions. Johnson Matthey Public Company, Cushman Darby & Cushman, March 6, 1990: US04906466 (67 worldwide citation)

An antimicrobial composition for topical use or for incorporation into a coating or structural composition comprises an antimicrobial silver compound, preferably silver chloride, deposited on a physiologically inert oxidic synthetic particulate support material in particulate form. A preferred suppo ...


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Edward D Riley: Sterilization tray system for surgical instruments. Riley Medical, Cesari and McKenna, July 30, 1996: US05540901 (63 worldwide citation)

A modular sterilization tray system for medical instruments comprises a rigid, substantially rectangular case having a pair of opposite side walls, a pair of opposite end walls and a bottom wall. A plurality of vertical columns of vertically spaced apart uniform size holes are formed in the case sid ...


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Remy Nicolle, Eric Jourdan Laforte: Hygienic agent for use in hemodialysis. L Air Liquide Societe Anonyme Pour L Etude et L Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude, Young & Thompson, December 22, 1998: US05851483 (59 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a hygienic agent for use in hemodialysis. This hygienic agent based on peracetic acid has an aqueous solution containing 6 to 8 weight % hydrogen peroxide, 0.1 to 1 weight % peracetic acid and 2 to 10 weight % acetic acid. Application to the disinfection, sterilization of dial ...


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Gunther Schenck: Multichamber photoreactor. Howard H Darbo, October 20, 1981: US04296066 (58 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of photoreactors are disclosed which have at least two irradiation chambers with a window therebetween. Ultraviolet radiation is introduced into one of the chambers at a side opposite the window so that it passes through that chamber, through the window and into the other chamber ...