Global Patent Index - EP 0864071 B1

EP 0864071 B1 2001-01-10 - LYOPHILIZATION METHOD AND DEVICE, AND FILLING SYSTEM

Title (en)

LYOPHILIZATION METHOD AND DEVICE, AND FILLING SYSTEM

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND EINRICHTUNG ZUM LYOPHILISIEREN SOWIE FÜLLANLAGE

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF DE LYOPHILISATION, ET SYSTEME DE REMPLISSAGE

Publication

EP 0864071 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 96929123 A

Priority

  • AT 9600160 W
  • AT 64895 U

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9720181A1] In order to lyophilize biological and medical materials under sterile conditions, a closable, internally sterilized conveying container (1) is charged with the material to be lyophilized and is sealed inside a disinfected or sterilized charge isolator (10). The closed transport container (1) is then introduced into a freeze-drying pressurized housing (16) which is equipped with a condenser (17) and in which the interior of the conveying container (1) is cooled, evacuated and heated in a lyophilization cycle when a sterile connection has been produced between the conveying container (1) and the condenser (17).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F26B 5/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F26B 5/06 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F26B 5/06 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE LI

EPO simple patent family

WO 9720181 A1 19970605; AT 1399 U1 19970425; AT 198662 T 20010115; DE 59606323 D1 20010215; EP 0864071 A1 19980916; EP 0864071 B1 20010110

INPADOC legal status


2003-05-15 [REG CH PL] PATENT CEASED

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2001-02-15 [REG CH NV] NEW AGENT

- Representative's name: KIRKER & CIE SA

2001-02-15 [REF] CORRESPONDS TO:

- Document: DE 59606323 20010215

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2000-06-28 [RTI1] TITLE (CORRECTION)

- Free text: LYOPHILIZATION METHOD AND DEVICE, AND FILLING SYSTEM

2000-05-24 [RTI1] TITLE (CORRECTION)

- Free text: LYOPHILIZATION METHOD AND DEVICE, AND FILLING SYSTEM

1999-11-03 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: BAXTER AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT

1999-09-22 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: BAXTER AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT

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