Global Patent Index - EP 0900165 B1

EP 0900165 B1 2002-09-11 - METHOD AND DEVICE FOR STERILIZING FOOD PACKAGING CONTAINERS

Title (en)

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR STERILIZING FOOD PACKAGING CONTAINERS

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUM STERILISIEREN VON NAHRUNGSMITTELBEHÄLTERN

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF DE STERILISATION D'EMBALLAGES DE PRODUITS ALIMENTAIRES

Publication

EP 0900165 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 97917028 A

Priority

  • JP 7225596 A
  • US 9704931 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9735768A1] A sterilizing device (9) for removing hydrogen peroxide from a container (3) includes a sterilizing agent depositing device (19) for depositing a hydrogen peroxide containing solution into a container (3) before it is filled with a food product and a sterilizing agent removing device (23) for removing the hydrogen peroxide from the container (3) by blowing compressed hot air into the container (3). The system includes an ultraviolet light device (21) for irradiating the container (3) with the hydrogen peroxide therin.

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

B65B 55/04; B65B 55/08; B65B 55/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65B 55/10 (2006.01); B65B 55/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65B 55/04 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9735768 A1 19971002; AU 2548797 A 19971017; DE 69715399 D1 20021017; DE 69715399 T2 20030618; EP 0900165 A1 19990310; EP 0900165 A4 19991103; EP 0900165 B1 20020911; JP H09254936 A 19970930

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