Global patent index - EP 0973566 A1

EP 0973566 A1 2000-01-26 - METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COLLECTING BLOOD

Title (en)

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COLLECTING BLOOD

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUM SAMMELN VON BLUT

Title (fr)

TECHNIQUE DE PRELEVEMENT DE SANG ET APPAREIL CORRESPONDANT

Publication

EP 0973566 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98918051 A

Priority

  • US 9807009 W
  • US 4297897 P
  • US 5551797 P
  • US 6229297 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9844970A1] A blood collection apparatus comprises a specimen container (40), sealing plug (41) and needle holder (30). The specimen container (40) is made of glass with the external surface being coated with a polymeric material. The needle (21) has a friction reducing compound. The sealing plug (41) has an internal cavity to receive the needle and means (73) for directing the flow from the internal cavity to inside the specimen container.

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

A61M 5/178; B65D 39/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 5/154 (2006.01); A61B 5/15 (2006.01); B65D 51/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 5/154 (2013.01); A61B 5/15003 (2013.01); A61B 5/150213 (2013.01); A61B 5/150221 (2013.01); A61B 5/150351 (2013.01); A61B 5/150389 (2013.01); A61B 5/150496 (2013.01); A61B 5/150572 (2013.01); A61B 5/150732 (2013.01); A61B 5/150946 (2013.01); B65D 51/002 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9844970 A1 19981015; AU 7104498 A 19981030; CA 2286155 A1 19981015; CN 1268895 A 20001004; EP 0973566 A1 20000126; JP 2001527438 A 20011225; KR 20010049172 A 20010615

INPADOC legal status

2003-05-14 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20021031

2000-01-26 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 19991104

2000-01-26 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE