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7776292 Method and apparatus for bioweapon decontamination  
The present disclosure relates to the decontamination of articles contaminated (or thought to be contaminated) with bioweapons, such as methods and apparatus for decontaminating articles...
7776262 Waste processing  
Disinfection of waste can be carried out by first cutting the waste into small pieces to expose surfaces in the waste and then simultaneously spraying the waste pieces with disinfectant and...
7776291 Apparatus for treating allograft products  
There are disclosed systems and methods of delivering sterile fluids aseptically to a sealed canister. In an embodiment, a includes a canister having an inlet, a vent, and a drain outlet, a...
7771651 Method for radiochemical sterilization  
This invention deals with package components for radiochemical sterilization of medical or pharmaceutical products consisting of a hermetically sealed foil pack containing (1) a solid device, as...
7767142 Medical waste processor and processing method  
An apparatus for processing medical waste is provided. The apparatus includes: (i) a drum defining a substantially cylindrical treatment chamber having a closed end and a substantially open end,...
7766167 Capsule endoscope storage case  
When an inner cover portion is accommodated in a blister pack, a retention space area a for accommodating a capsule endoscope is formed between the bottom face of the inner cover portion and the...
7763224 Method for siliconizing carbon-containing materials  
A method for treating workpieces that consist of porous carbon material with liquid silicon with the formation of silicon carbide, comprising the steps: Preheating porous carbon workpieces under...
7763233 Hydrogen generator and fuel cell using same  
A device for generating hydrogen by hydrolysis of a hydride comprising a reactor containing the hydride in solid form, in the divided state or not, and comprising at least one orifice for removing...
7754156 Surveying sterilizer methods and systems  
Methods and systems for surveying and sterilizing one or more areas or one or more portions of one or more areas are described.
7749434 Device and method for sterilization  
The invention refers to a device (1) and method for sterilizing partly formed packages (6) in a packaging machine. The device (1) comprises an inner chamber (2) and an outer chamber (3), the inner...
7740799 System for, and method of, irradiating opposite sides or articles with optimal amounts of cumulative irradiation  
Opposite sides of an article are irradiated to sterilize the article. The cumulative irradiation should be above a first value, and below a second value greater than the first value, at all of the...
7740813 Automated endoscope reprocessor self-disinfection connection  
An endoscope reprocessor having a water supply disinfection filter and a method for self-disinfection of the filter employ a pair of connectors to switch from a normal operating mode into a...
7722837 Medical instrument retainer assembly and method of making the retainer  
A retainer assembly for retaining a medical device in a container having a perforated wall includes a retainer with a rigid support portion having at least one leg and a flexible, resilient...
7707931 Clean room food processing systems, methods and structures  
Some food pathogens are not well controlled by lethality treatments followed by refrigeration. A food processing facility according to this invention reduces the likelihood that food pathogens...
7708960 Dry heat convection sterilization system  
A dry heat sterilization system having a housing and a number of plenums to guide the flow of hot air. Hot air is forced to flow through the plenums, the intake slide duct and into the bottom of...
7700056 Modular decontamination system  
A decontamination system having modular components to efficiently decontaminate enclosures of various dimensions. The decontamination system includes a main unit comprising a controller, a supply...
7695672 Method and apparatus for disinfecting a product by surface treatment thereof  
A method and an apparatus in form of a disinfecting apparatus comprising a steam device for combating germs on the surface of products, in particular of food products. The apparatus employs a...
7694815 Package components for radiochemical sterilization  
Package components for the radiochemical sterilization of medical devices contain paraformaldehyde as the precursor of the radiolytically generated, sterilizing dose of formaldehyde, premixed with...
7691345 Sterilizing and disinfecting apparatus  
An apparatus for sterilizing and disinfecting a target space by spraying a chemical including alcohol includes a spray gun 4 to which a chemical container 7 containing a sterilizing and...
7682560 Fumigation apparatus  
As shown in FIG. 1 there is one embodiment of a fumigation apparatus in the form of a module (8) including a panel (10) which can be positioned in or at an opening of an enclosed space in use to...
7674313 Controlled release fertilizer and system and method  
In a method for fertilizing plants, a water source is attached to a fertilizer distribution device including a controlled release fertilizer, the water source is activated, and a controlled...
7666369 System and method for recycling sterilant gas  
A system for recovery and reutilization of sterilant gas mixture from a sterilizer chamber includes a storage tank in gaseous communication with a sterilizer chamber via a gas recovery assembly,...
7662347 Device for the in-situ disposal of health-care waste, in particular of incontinence articles and method for this  
The device for the disposal of sanitary waste consists of a fixed drum-type container (20) with a horizontal central axis (MA) and with inlet pipes for dosed wash liquid (WF), for sanitary liquid...
7655198 Method and apparatus for manipulating pre-sterilized components in an active sterile field  
The connection, assembly, or fill of two or more pre-sterilized components having at least one terminal end each for attachment to another component, and an apparatus for performing such a...
7655197 III-V nitride substrate boule and method of making and using the same  
A boule formed by high rate vapor phase growth of Group III-V nitride boules (ingots) on native nitride seeds, from which wafers may be derived for fabrication of microelectronic device...
7648676 Process and apparatus for treating implants comprising soft tissue  
The present invention is directed to the field of implants that include soft tissue. More particularly, the present invention is directed to processes for treating implants that include soft...
7632474 Device, cartridge and method for solving powder in liquid, when manufacturing a dialysis fluid  
The invention provides a device for use in a cartridge for on-line preparation of a solution for a medical procedure. The device comprises a hollow body, the body having a first end and a second...
7632457 Oral feeding bottle  
An oral feeding bottle includes a feed container with an open end and surfaces adapted to come into contact with a liquid feed in the container, a teat releasably connected to the open end and...
7625533 Portable chemical sterilizer  
A portable, lightweight, easy-to-carry, reusable, durable, and environmentally-friendly assembly for sterilizing contaminated equipment using conditions of a chemical sterilant, heat, and humidity...
7625534 Apparatus for deactivating instruments and devices  
An apparatus for deactivating medical instruments and devices comprised of a deactivation chamber movable between a loading position and a deactivation position. A circulation system is provided...
7625535 Sterilizer  
A sterilizer, which is not large, but includes a hermetic container capable of defining a sealed space therein without being closed by a locking device from the outside, is disclosed. The...
7622074 Integrated decontamination/aeration system for vehicles  
An integrated duct system is utilized to admit an antimicrobial vapor into a vehicle to decontaminate the contents and surfaces of the vehicle and subsequently to remove the vapor. The ducts...
7611667 Apparatus for controlling the concentration of a sterilant chemical in a fluid  
A sterilization system that includes a sensor for determining the concentration of a liquid sterilant in a sterilant fluid. The sterilant fluid is comprised of a blend of sterilant fluids from a...
7608229 Endoscope cleaning and disinfecting apparatus  
An endoscope cleaning and disinfecting apparatus of the present invention includes: a bottle body, including, a rigid portion with a mouth portion, and a deformable portion which is in a first...
7608217 Apparatus and method for humidifying a sterilization chamber  
A method for increasing a relative humidity in an enclosed space (10) comprising a plurality of graduated steps. The relative humidity is increased from a first relative humidity to a target...
7608218 Sterilization with flow through container  
A chemical vapor sterilization process is enhanced by flowing a portion of the sterilant vapor through an instrument container using a normal portion of the exhaust process. Preferably, an exhaust...
7603946 Pressurization device  
The present invention relates to a pressurization device, in particular of the type used for high hydrostatic pressure. More particularly, the present invention relates to a pressurization device...
7595032 Protected seal for a filtered vent in a sterilization container  
A sterilization container having a recess that surrounds a vent and a gasket in the recess and a filter cover that has a ridge matching the recess such that when the cover is locked in place, the...
7588720 Method and apparatus for ozone sterilization  
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for sterilizing articles using an ozone-containing gas, where condensation of water from the sterilization atmosphere during the sterilization...
7581367 Compact system for packaging injectable liquid products into containers in a sterile environment  
A compact system for packaging sterile pharmaceutical liquid products injectable into suitable containers in a sterile environment comprises a plurality of operative packaging stations connected...
7579056 Hydrophobic formulations and vessel surfaces comprising same  
Hydrophobic coating compositions are provided as are processes to coat articles with the compositions. Extremely hydrophobic coatings are provided by the compositions. Durable, weatherable and...
7569181 Method and apparatus for photosensitized ultraviolet decontamination of surfaces and aerosol clouds  
A method of deactivating chemical contaminants and biological agents from a target surface by and aerosol spraying the target surface with a electrostatically charged, photosensitizer solution,...
7560082 Sterilization wraps and methods for sterilizing articles  
There is provided an improved sterilization wrap and a method for using the improved sterilization wrap to sterilize an article. The wrap is made of at least a first panel of sterilization...
7556785 Apparatus and method for rapid and continuous generation of phosphine gas  
Phosphine gas is generated by agitating a reaction mixture of a metal phosphide and water with agitation air in a reaction pot of a phosphine gas generator. The resulting phosphine gas is then...
7550122 Decontamination system with air bypass  
A decontamination system for decontaminating an enclosure defining a chamber or region. The decontamination system includes an air bypass for introducing atmospheric air into the decontamination...
7550111 Treatment of biomedical waste  
An apparatus for processing biomedical waste comprises a waste input container having an input door in a top thereof and an output door in a bottom thereof. A shredder is mounted under the output...
7544336 Sterilization tray with base and elastomeric lid  
The invention relates to product, method and system for materials handling apparatus and more particularly to an integrated design of a vessel for combining sterilization, storage, transport and...
7534405 Waste processing for pathogen reduction  
Disinfection of waste can be carried out at ambient temperature and pressure by first cutting the waste into small pieces to expose surfaces in the waste and then spraying the waste pieces with...
7534392 Waste processing method for pathogen reduction  
Disinfection of waste can be carried out at ambient temperature and pressure by first cutting the waste into small pieces to expose surfaces in the waste and then spraying the waste pieces with...
7507371 Method for disinfecting a cuvette cover  
The invention concerns a method and an apparatus for disinfecting a cuvette cover. The opening of a cuvette (14) containing a test fluid is temporarily covered while the cuvette is at a processing...