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1. (WO1979000620) STERILIZER
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Pub. No.:    WO/1979/000620    International Application No.:    PCT/US1979/000087
Publication Date: 06.09.1979 International Filing Date: 13.02.1979
A61L 2/18 (2006.01)
Priority Data:
876961 13.02.1978 US
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A cold sterilizer (10) comprising a tray (11) for containing a sterilant and instruments to be sterilized, a lid (12) fitting over the tray, a timer (21) for measuring the period for which the instruments are to be contained in the sterilant to effect sterilization and means (15, 18) for resetting the timer to its original setting for a sterilization upon lifting the lid from the tray during the sterilization, thereby assuring that once the lid is reclosed, the instruments therein will be exposed to the sterilant for the full sterilization period. The sterilizer may further comprise means (17, 18) for locking the lid onto the tray and means (19) operatively connecting the timer to the locking means so that the locking means is locked while the timer is timing a sterilization and the locking means unlocks when the present timing period has expired. There may also be provided means (18) for manually overriding the timer and unlocking the locking means during a sterilization and for thereupon resetting the timer to its original setting for the sterilization.
(FR)Un sterilisateur a froid comprend un plateau (11) contenant le produit sterilisant et les instruments a steriliser, un couvercle (12) ajuste sur le plateau, une horloge (21) pour mesurer le temps pendant lequel les instruments doivent etre maintenus dans le produit sterilisant et des moyens (15, 18) pour remettre l"horloge au temps total de sterilisation prevu en cas d"ouverture du couvercle pendant une operation de sterilisation afin d"assurer qu"apres la fermeture du couvercle tous les instruments sont soumis a une sterilisation complete. Le sterilisateur peut en outre comprendre des moyens (17, 18) pour verrouiller le couvercle sur le plateau et des moyens (19) connectant l"horloge aux moyens de verrouillage de sorte que le couvercle soit verrouille pendant une periode de sterilisation. Des moyens manuels (18) peuvent aussi etre prevus pour deverrouiller le couvercle et remettre l"horloge a son reglage initial pour la sterilisation.
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)