Global Patent Index - EP 1071373 A1

EP 1071373 A1 2001-01-31 - PROCESS FOR THE CLEANING AND HEAT TREATMENT OF SURGICAL NEEDLES

Title (en)

PROCESS FOR THE CLEANING AND HEAT TREATMENT OF SURGICAL NEEDLES

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUR REINIGUNG UND WÄRMEBEHANDLUNG VON CHIRURGISCHEN NADELN

Title (fr)

PROCEDE DE NETTOYAGE ET DE TRAITEMENT THERMIQUE D'AIGUILLES CHIRURGICALES

Publication

EP 1071373 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99910323 A

Priority

  • DE 19811203 A
  • EP 9901382 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: DE19811203C1] In a process for the cleaning and heat treatment of surgical needles, the surgical needles to be treated are placed in a basin (1) having an upright edge (5, 7) which is covered on its inside at least in its lower region by a frame (10) inserted into the basin (1). The surgical needles are then cleaned in the basin (1), the frame (10) being inserted, with the help of a washing or cleaning liquid. Before the surgical needles in the basin (1) are subjected to a heat treatment, the frame (10) is removed from the basin (1).

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

A61B 17/06; B21G 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 19/00 (2006.01); C21D 9/00 (2006.01); C21D 9/26 (2006.01); A61B 17/06 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C21D 9/26 (2013.01); A61B 90/70 (2016.02); C21D 9/0025 (2013.01); A61B 17/06066 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9945850A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

DE 19811203 C1 19991007; EP 1071373 A1 20010131; WO 9945850 A1 19990916

INPADOC legal status


2004-02-04 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030729

2001-01-31 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000414

2001-01-31 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE ES FR GB IT