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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...



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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...