Global Patent Index - EP 1024745 A4

EP 1024745 A4 2001-04-25 - A SAMPLE COLLECTION AND DETECTION SYSTEM USED FOR BREATH ANALYSIS

Title (en)

A SAMPLE COLLECTION AND DETECTION SYSTEM USED FOR BREATH ANALYSIS

Title (de)

PROBEENTNAHME- UND ANZEIGEVORRICHTUNG BEI ATEMANALYSE

Title (fr)

SYSTEME DE PRELEVEMENT ET DE DETECTION D'ECHANTILLONS POUR L'ANALYSE D'HALEINE

Publication

EP 1024745 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 98953727 A

Priority

  • US 9822091 W
  • US 6268397 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9920177A1] A breath analyzer system for detecting target compounds comprises a mask device (12) for placement over a person's mouth having passageways (22, 25, 30, 35) enabling breath inhalation and exhalations. An electronic sensor (40) provided at a valve (102) located at an entrance of a first outlet passageway (25) initiates detection of a first breath exhalation and generates a control signal.

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

A61B 5/097

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G01N 33/497 (2006.01); A61B 5/08 (2006.01); A61B 5/083 (2006.01); A61B 5/097 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 5/411 (2013.01); A61B 5/097 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

  • [A] US 4346584 A 19820831 - BOEHRINGER JOHN R
  • [A] US 4735777 A 19880405 - MITSUI YASUHIRO [JP], et al
  • [A] MICHAEL PHILLIPS: "Breath Tests in Medicine", SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, vol. 267, no. 1, July 1992 (1992-07-01), pages 52 - 57, XP002158968
  • [A] PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN vol. 018, no. 157 (C - 1180) 16 March 1994 (1994-03-16)
  • See also references of WO 9920177A1

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 9920177 A1 19990429; CA 2306760 A1 19990429; EP 1024745 A1 20000809; EP 1024745 A4 20010425; JP 2001520068 A 20011030

INPADOC legal status


2003-11-05 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030501

2001-04-25 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20010308

2001-04-25 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

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

2000-08-09 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000505

2000-08-09 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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