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Rodney Laible, Daniel Brown: Self-closing sharps container with hand protection. Custom Medical Plastics, John A Beehner, March 7, 1989: US04809850 (98 worldwide citation)

A sharps container includes a disposable open topped receptacle having a lid with an elongated opening therethrough and a closure flap pivotally supported adjacent the opening for pivotal movement between positions for opening and closing the opening. The closure flap is self-closing, being biased t ...


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Paul H Hanifl: Sharps disposal system. Sage Products, Lee Smith & Zickert, December 29, 1987: US04715498 (85 worldwide citation)

A disposal system particularly adapted for hospital use comprising two portions. The first portion is composed of a hollow, outer enclosure adapted for wall-mounting and including an elongated slot inlet at the top with a barrier adjacent the slot for restricting access to the interior of the enclos ...


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Paul H Hanifl, John J Newton Jr, Donald J Mosior: Sharps disposal container. Sage Products, Lee & Smith, October 25, 1988: US04779728 (81 worldwide citation)

A disposal container particularly adapted for hospital use and comprising a hollow container body having a slot at the top to permit access to the interior of the container body and having a barrier disposed adjacent the slot for restricting access to the interior of the container body. The barrier ...


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Richard A Shillington: Secure container for disposable sharps. Med Safe Systems, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, October 13, 1992: US05154345 (67 worldwide citation)

A secure disposable container assembly for medical sharps and waste comprises the combination of a substantially rigid box-like lower housing defined by upstanding front, back, and side walls terminating with a top having an upwardly extending rectangular opening for providing access to the housing, ...


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Ronald A Schuh, Ralph A Felton: Sharps disposal system. Quarles & Brady, February 14, 1989: US04804090 (64 worldwide citation)

A disposal system for used and possibly contaminated needles, scalpels and other medical devices, commonly referred to as "sharps", comprises a device for safely transporting the devices and a disposal container. The disposal container is provided with a one-way valve for controlling access to the i ...


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Treesa Spencer: Disposable container for syringes. Weissenberger & Peterson, May 9, 1989: US04828107 (51 worldwide citation)

An in-room sharps container for hospital rooms and the like provides superior safety, versatility and economy by featuring a tapered, stackable body with a permanently hinged cover which is irreversibly interlockable with the body and which carries a semicylindrical dome covering the major portion o ...


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Frank Yang, Joseph Sandor, Alex Grande Fermin Jr, Myk Wayne Lum, Adam Courtney Wade: Trash can assembly. Simplehuman, Raymond Sun, January 3, 2006: US06981606 (44 worldwide citation)

A trash can assembly has a shell, a lid fitted over the top end of the shell, a pedal positioned adjacent the bottom end of the shell, a link assembly coupling the pedal and the lid, and a motion damper coupled to the link assembly for slowing the closing motion of the lid. The assembly also include ...


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Ramon C Watt, C Ray Goff Jr: Medical waste infectious substance disposal and transportation system. Terry M Gernstein, July 18, 1995: US05433412 (41 worldwide citation)

Medical waste, i.e., infectious material such as needles and sharps, are contained in a system that meets Federal Regulations concerning the storage and disposal of medical waste, while also meeting Federal Regulations concerning transportation of such medical waste, yet also is environmental friend ...


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Richard H Wolters: Treadle top refuse container. Price Heneveld Cooper Dewitt & Litton, September 17, 1991: US05048712 (35 worldwide citation)

A treadle top container for refuse and the like comprises a lower container member interconnected with an upper container member by an upright container member. The upright container member includes a hollow portion which communicates with a hollow portion of the lower container member and a hollow ...


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CONA MIGUEL MUNAR Y, TRULLS BENITO GUITART: [en] Improvements in Dust or Waste Bins or Receptacles.. CONA MIGUEL MUNAR Y, TRULLS BENITO GUITART, June 23, 1910: GB191004921-A (26 worldwide citation)

[en] 4921. Munar y Cona, M., and Trulls, B. G. Feb. 28. Dust-bins.-In order to prevent the escape of noxious emanations, bins for refuse, rags, bandages, &c. are fitted with a sealed lid raised by a pedal. The hinged lid E has a flange F dipping into a trough G containing water, sand, &c. The lid is ...