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Robert L Nichols: Filtered port suitable for medical sterilization containers and method or use thereof. Jerry W Mills, Jefferson Perkins, November 3, 1987: US04704254 (39 worldwide citation)

One or more ports (34) are formed in a bottom wall (18) of a housing (12) and/or a lid (14) of a medical instrument sterilization container (10). As formed in bottom wall (18), the port (34) includes a circumferential, downwardly tapering side member (42) that extends to a bottom member (40) having ...


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Robert L Nichols, William H Patterson, Keith F Lindsey: Medical instrument sterilization container with a contaminant plug. Johnson & Johnson Medical, Baker & Botts, June 28, 1994: US05324489 (31 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument sterilization container (10) is provided which includes a port (18). A removable filter (32) is received within port (18) to enable sterilization of instruments placed within container (10). A removable plug (48) replaces filter (32) to enable container (10) to be used to transp ...


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Robert L Nichols: Medical instrument sterilization container. Jerry W Mills, Gregory M Howison, October 14, 1986: US04617178 (29 worldwide citation)

A medical instruments sterilization container (10) which includes a housing (12) and a removable lid (14). A removable tray (16) is adapted to hold various medical instruments to be sterilized. The container is formed of a polymer of relatively low thermal conductivity, with a material having a rela ...


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Robert L Nichols: Medical instrument sterilization container. Baker Mills & Glast, April 10, 1990: US04915918 (27 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a medical instruments sterilization container (10) which includes a housing (12) and a removable lid (14). A removable tray (16) is adapted to hold various medical instruments to be sterilized. The container is formed of a polymer of relatively low thermal conductivity, with a material ...


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Robert L Nichols: Medical instrument sterilization container with pressure induced positive drainage. Baker & Botts, April 13, 1993: US05202098 (26 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument sterilization container 90 has a housing 12, a removable tray 16 adapted for holding medical instruments and a removable lid 92. Lid 92 has no apertures or other inlets and is sealingly affixed to the housing 12 so that pressure induced positive drainage occurs providing for sig ...


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Robert L Nichols: Medical instrument sterilization container. Baker Mills & Glast, February 13, 1990: US04900519 (23 worldwide citation)

A medical instruments sterilization container (10) includes a housing (12) and a removable lid (14). A removable tray (16) is adapted to hold various medical instruments to be sterilized. The container is formed of a polymer of relatively low thermal conductivity, with a material having a relatively ...


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Robert L Nichols: Medical instrument sterilization container. Baker & Botts, February 2, 1993: US05183643 (22 worldwide citation)

A medical instruments sterilization container (10) includes a housing (12) and a removable lid (14). A removable tray (16) is adapted to hold various medical instruments to be sterilized. The container is formed of a polymer of relatively low thermal conductivity, with a material having a relatively ...


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Robert L Nichols: Medical instrument sterilization container. Baker & Botts, January 14, 1992: US05080874 (22 worldwide citation)

The specification discloses a medical instruments sterilization container (10) which includes a housing (12) and a removable lid (14). A removable tray (16) is adapted to hold various medical instruments to be sterilized. The container is formed of a polymer of relatively low thermal conductivity, w ...


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Robert L Nichols: Medical instrument sterilization container with fluid filters. Jerry W Mills, Roger N Chauza, Jefferson Perkins, June 21, 1988: US04752453 (18 worldwide citation)

A medical instruments sterilization container (10) includes a housing (12) and a removable lid (14). A removable tray (16) is adapted to hold various medical instruments to be sterilized. The container is formed of a polymer of relatively low thermal conductivity, with a material having a relatively ...


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Robert L Nichols, William H Patterson, Keith F Lindsey: Medical instrument sterilization container. Johnson & Johnson Medical, Baker & Botts, December 12, 1995: US05474738 (15 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument sterilization container (10) is provided which includes a port (18). A removable filter (32) is received within port (18) to enable sterilization of instruments placed within container (10). A removable plug (48) replaces filter (32) to enable container (10) to be used to transp ...