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1. (WO2017168152) A DISPOSABLE CONTAINER FOR SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/168152    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2017/050885
Publication Date: Fri Oct 06 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 30 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61B 50/00
A61B 50/30
Applicants: HPC HEALTHLINE UK LIMITED
Inventors: KHAN, Fuad
Title: A DISPOSABLE CONTAINER FOR SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS
Abstract:
A single use disposable container for surgical instruments is provided for transporting sterile instruments to the point of use. The single use container comprises a base section having a base and an upstanding wall extending from the base. A lid section is provided that is configured to close the base section. The container is formed from a biodegradable thermoformed pulp material that is gas and steam permeable. At least the base section includes a surfactant proof barrier on at least the inner surface of the pulp material to protect the pulp material of the container from cleaning fluid applied to the instruments. The lid includes a double walled rim that assists in protecting the instruments stored therein.