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Harry A Linden: Method and apparatus for sterilizing and charging batteries. Hall Surgical Division of Zimmer, Stuart E Kreiger, February 3, 1987: US04641076 (275 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing sterile, charged batteries for use in a sterile field. The method includes the steps of placing at least one battery in a sterilization container, sterilizing the battery within the container, charging the battery while maintaining it in a sterile state within th ...


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Jerry L Spence: Sterlization container system. Instrumed, Gregory W Moravan, November 8, 1988: US04783321 (151 worldwide citation)

A sterilization container system for sterilizing surgical instruments, having a lid secured to a base by latches. The latches are automatically disengaged when the latches' release arms are raised to form handles by which the lid can be easily and securely manipulated; while the latches are automati ...


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Edward D Riley, Ansgar Brossard: Sterilization container. Riley Medical, Cesari and McKenna, April 17, 2001: US06217835 (121 worldwide citation)

A sterilization container for medical instruments includes a receptacle with a bottom wall and an open top, there being a multiplicity of vent openings in the bottom wall. The receptacle has a cover movable between a closed position wherein the cover closes the open top of the receptacle and an open ...


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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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Robert L Nichols: Stackable medical instrument sterilizer container. Jerry W Mills, Jefferson Perkins, Alan W Lintel, March 1, 1988: US04728504 (60 worldwide citation)

A medical instruments sterilization container (10) includes a housing (12) and a removable dome-shaped lid (14) having a filtered inlet port (18) disposed therethrough for permitting the passage of gas or steam into housing (12). A removable tray (16) is adapted to be disposed within housing (12) to ...


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Noguchi Toshiaki, Moriyama Hiroki, Oshima Ryu, Amano Shoichi, Ishibiki Kota, Morishita Koji, Futatsugi Yasuyuki, Hasegawa Hitoshi, Nakagawa Mikihiko, Yoshimoto Yosuke, Tashiro Yoshio, Higuma Masakazu: High temperature and pressure steam sterilization container for an endoscope and endoscope cleaning and sterilizing device. Olympus, November 17, 2004: EP1477106-A1 (59 worldwide citation)

A high temperature and pressure steam sterilization container (35) for an endoscope, which contains the endoscope (2) to perform a high temperature and pressure steam sterilization, is contained in a cleaner (40) so that cleaning is possible in a state in which the endoscope (2) is stored.


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Herbert Schainholz: Sterilization container. McAulay Fields Fisher Goldstein & Nissen, April 28, 1987: US04661326 (56 worldwide citation)

Openings are provided in the walls of a sterilization container, particularly one for surgical instruments, to allow for the introduction of a sterilant gas, and a filter element is provided internally of these openings. To prevent external objects from entering the openings in the surface and penet ...


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George A M Butterworth, William M Evans, Howard J Goldner: Sterilization container formed of nonwoven material. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Emrich & Dithmar, August 21, 1984: US04466552 (48 worldwide citation)

A sterilization container for holding medical or surgical items during steam (or gas) sterilization procedures is formed entirely of resin-treated nonwoven material which provides a bacterial filter. The container includes a tray and a cover having correspondingly shaped seal flanges formed to provi ...