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7507369 Article processing apparatus and related methods  
The present invention relates generally to systems and methods of disinfecting and/or decontaminating articles, and more specifically to a system and method of efficiently disinfecting and/or...
7504066 Ozone plasma medical sterilization  
A method for sterilizing at least one item in a chamber, comprising the steps of: disposing the at least one item in the chamber; pumping the atmosphere from the chamber until the atmosphere of...
7498004 Ultraviolet disinfecting apparatus  
Ultraviolet radiation is used to disinfect air (105) in a flow tube (110), where the flow tube (110) includes total internal reflecting features (120) on a portion of its external surface and said...
7494629 Decontamination system  
A decontamination pad includes an adsorptive/absorptive knitted activated-carbon layer exposed on a first surface, an activated-carbon fabric attached to the other surface of the knitted layer and...
7491371 Control of sterilization device and method  
A device (1) for sterilization in production of packages (8) is adapted for sterilization with a gaseous sterilizing agent kept in the gaseous phase throughout the sterilization process. The...
7485258 Method and device for sterilizing containers  
A method and device for sterilizing containers in which a plasma treatment is executed through excitation of an electromagnetic oscillation so that the plasma is excited in a vacuum in the...
7485259 Organic compound and metal ion synergistic disinfection and purification system and method of manufacture  
A new, novel and useful disinfection and purification system comprised of organic compounds in synergistic action with selected metal ions and method of manufacture and use. One of the benefits...
7481975 Hydrogen peroxide indicator and method  
The present invention provides a hydrogen peroxide indicator that includes a substrate on which is disposed an indicator composition that includes at least one of a select group of colorants. As a...
7479260 Recycling facility for TNT materials  
A recycling facility includes a receptacle for receiving the ammunition to be cleaned, a gas tank for receiving a pressurized gas and coupled to the receptacle, for supplying the pressurized gas...
7476368 Method and device for deactivating items and for maintaining such items in a deactivated state  
A system for microbially deactivating items. The system includes a circulation system for circulating a microbial decontamination fluid through a deactivation chamber that forms a part of the...
7459133 System for automatic/continuous sterilization of packaging machine components  
An automatic, continuous sterilization system is for use in a form, fill and seal packaging machine for forming, filling and sealing packages. The machine has a turret carrying a plurality of...
7435398 Apparatus for sterilizing dental hand pieces  
An apparatus is disclosed for sterilizing dental hand pieces 80. The apparatus comprises a treating chamber 22. Different channels 41-44 in bottom plate 36 of the chamber 42 connect the interior...
7435378 Method and apparatus for treating goods  
The present invention is directed to a method and apparatus for treating goods, such as, for example, fumigating and re-cooling perishable goods, such as fruit, using a tarp and floor seal. The...
7435380 Pseudo-plastic or thixotropic liquid deodorant product for ostomy pouches  
A pseudo-plastic or thixotropic carrier having anti-malodorous components dissolved or suspended therein is sprayed on the internal surfaces of an ostomy bag or pouch. The viscoelastic properties...
7431900 Hydrogen peroxide vapor system with replaceable desiccant cartridge  
A hydrogen peroxide vapor generation unit (10) receives hydrogen peroxide and water solution at an interface (20) and interconnects with an air dryer (14) by way of nipples (72, 92). In one...
7429353 Method and apparatus for injecting a metered quantity of a liquid into a chamber  
A method and apparatus for metering a predetermined quantity of liquid decontaminant into a vaporization system. A single vacuum source is used to fill an injector with the predetermined quantity...
7422729 Device for deactivating items and for maintaining such items in a deactivated state  
A reprocessor for microbially deactivating items. The reprocessor has a circulation system for circulating a microbial deactivation fluid through a deactivation chamber that forms part of the...
7419645 Disinfecting and cleaning agent connection device  
A disinfecting and cleaning agent connection device for devices with a chamber for the holding or transport of fluids has a connection line that connects the fluid chamber with a disinfecting or...
7416901 Method and coating apparatus for the manufacture of a microarray  
In a method for the manufacture of a microarray, surface areas of a chip are brought into contact with different aqueous solutions that contain at least one coating substance. For each of the...
7396507 Method of microbial reduction and/or sterilization of impression materials  
The present invention provides a method of microbial reduction and/or sterilization of impression materials, specifically elastomeric impression materials, by means of steam sterilization.
7361317 Single step sterilization wrap system  
Disclosed herein is a single step sterilization wrapping material suitable for use, as an example, in wrapping surgical instruments and supplies for sterilization, transportation and storage. The...
7354550 Disinfection or sterilisation method  
The invention relates to a disinfection or sterilisation method. The material to be disinfected is introduced in a receptacle and the receptacle is sealed. Subsequently, the sealed receptacle is...
7351386 Cartridge holder for automated reprocessor  
A cartridge holder (30) for an automated endoscope reprocessor (10) is mounted on a movable rack (14). As the rack is wheeled into the chamber, a connector (164) on the cartridge holder (164)...
7344685 Ozonizer apparatus employing a multi-compartment bag for sterilizing  
A sealed multi-chambered bag, that is a flexible container, is made of dielectric material and contains two electrode plates (preferably screen plates) that are separated by an internal wall of...
7344571 Hydrogen generator  
A hydrogen generator includes a housing, a solid hydrogen source disposed within the housing, and an inlet configured to guide a fluid to contact the solid hydrogen source. The inlet can contact a...
7338646 Method and apparatus for disinfecting items  
Method and apparatus for disinfecting an item, for example, a handle for a door or a tap in a toilet facility. The apparatus includes a movable member, e.g., a door handle having a contact surface...
7303734 Endoscope container for high-pressure steam sterilization  
An endoscope container for high-pressure steam sterilization in accordance with the present invention consists mainly of a tray, a lid member, and a positioning member. The tray serves as a...
7300637 Sterilization container kit  
A sterilization container holds instruments during a sterilization process. It has an enclosure with an opening into the enclosure and an adapter at the opening. Various inserts such as...
7300638 Sterilization device for sterilization of lumen devices  
An apparatus for the sterilization of lumen devices. The apparatus for sterilizing lumen devices is comprised of a chamber defining a region for sterilization, an expansion tank assembly, and a...
7291308 Endoscope immersion tray  
A system provides for high level disinfection or sterilization of an endoscope having a first portion adapted for immersion and a second portion not adapted for immersion. The system includes a...
7285253 Vessel for high-temperature high-pressure steam sterilization  
The vessel for high-temperature high-pressure steam sterilization is a vessel for accommodating at least an endoscope and performing high-temperature high-pressure steam sterilization, including:...
7282177 Stethoscope cleansing unit and business method for providing advertising through the use of stethoscope cleansing unit  
The invention is of a stethoscope cleansing unit and of the use of the stethoscope cleansing unit as a novel business method for promoting a marketer's logo and advertisement to medical personnel...
7279129 Method and apparatus for control of chemical or biological warfare agents  
Metal oxide area decontamination apparatus (10) is provided which is designed for rapid, emergency situation decontamination of areas contaminated with potentially harmful or lethal chemical...
7273585 Biological fluid disposal system  
A biological fluid disposal system having a water flow line, a biological fluid line in fluid communication with the water flow line, a disinfectant line in fluid communication with the water flow...
7273594 Sterilization container with self-sealing closure  
A sterilization container holds instruments during a sterilization process. It has en enclosure with an opening into the enclosure. A self-closing mechanism at the opening keeps the opening closed...
7267806 Sterilization system and method with heat pump operated vaporizer/condenser  
A chemical vapor sterilization process is enhanced by concentrating a germicide via condensation and re-vaporization thereof, exploiting the difference between the vapor pressures of the germicide...
7252800 Sterilization system and method and inlet control apparatus therefor  
A chemical vapor sterilization process is enhanced by concentrating a germicide via exploitation of the difference between the vapor pressures of the germicide and its solvent. A diffusion...
7238330 System and method for increasing concentration of sterilant in region  
A vapor decontamination system for decontaminating a defined region. The system is comprised of a chamber defining a region, and a generator for generating vaporized hydrogen peroxide from a...
7235140 Method for cleaning tissue processing molds  
The present invention is directed to a cleaning system and methods for cleaning tissue embedding molds. The cleaning system includes a cleaning vessel that holds a cleaning solution. The tissue...
7229599 Chemical delivery container  
A container for holding powdered reagents that interact with water to form an anti-microbial fluid for use in an apparatus for cleaning and microbially deactivating items. The container includes a...
7229591 Lumen sterilization device and method  
Devices and methods for sterilizing lumens involve a booster that is attached to the lumen. In preferred embodiments, the contact area between the lumen and the booster enhances the penetration of...
7217399 Method and reaction apparatus for treating object with gas  
There are disclosed a method and a reaction apparatus which can safely and continuously treat/discharge especially a short object to be treated without any direct contact with a gas atmosphere,...
7201869 Sterilizer with restrictor  
A chemical vapor sterilization process is enhanced by controlling the temperature of a diffusion path between a vaporizer and a sterilization chamber so as to condense and then re-vaporize at...
7195743 Waste treatment  
Disclosed is a combination instrument steriliser (13, 210) and biomedical waste processor (15, 211). Both units are supplied steam from a common steam boiler (30, 212). In preferred embodiments,...
7188632 Cleaning and sanitizing system  
A high pressure water stream (14) is discharged onto a surface to be cleaned. An ozone/water stream (16) is discharged on the same surface for sanitizing the surface. The high pressure water and...
7186371 Sealed enclosure sterilization  
An apparatus for sterilizing a sealed enclosure (1) includes a fan (8) for circulating a gas through a preparation circuit (11) and through the enclosure. The preparation circuit includes an...
7186373 Visual detector for vaporized hydrogen peroxide  
A method and apparatus for sensing the concentration of a gaseous sterilant in a sealable enclosure. An indicator is provided that has a chemistry such that the indicator changes color when...
7179436 Sterilization system and method  
Exemplary embodiments may include a sanitizing system and method including a chamber, a wet and dry heating system adjacent to the chamber, and a filtered air system to reduce the contaminants...
7169369 Method and device for deactivating items and for maintaining such items in a deactivated state  
A reprocessor for microbially deactivating items. The reprocessor has a circulation system for circulating a microbial deactivation fluid through a deactivation chamber that forms part of the...
7160509 Method of sterilization and apparatus therefor  
A liquid germicide is measured; the measured liquid germicide is injected into hollows of concave articles (1); the more or less of volume of the liquid germicide is discriminated from the...