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1. (WO2018106508) DISINFECTING CAP FOR OPEN FEMALE LUER DEVICES

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/106508    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/063944
Publication Date: Fri Jun 15 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Dec 01 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61M 39/16
A61M 39/20
Applicants: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
Inventors: DOMBROWSKI, Alan R.
DETLOFF, John C.
Title: DISINFECTING CAP FOR OPEN FEMALE LUER DEVICES
Abstract:
A disinfecting cap includes a body comprising an opening, a bottom, and a chamber defined between the opening and the bottom. The chamber is configured to hold a liquid disinfectant. A male post extends from the bottom towards the opening of the body. A wall of the chamber comprises a thread originating proximate the opening and extending into the chamber. At least a portion of the thread has a height that increases as a function of increasing distance from the opening.