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Publication numberUSD315600 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 07/141,685
Publication dateMar 19, 1991
Filing dateJan 7, 1988
Publication number07141685, 141685, US D315600 S, US D315600S, US-S-D315600, USD315600 S, USD315600S
InventorsClarence A. Niven
Original AssigneeMinnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Test pack for evaluating the effectiveness of an ethylene oxide sterilizing apparatus or other gas sterilizing apparatus
US D315600 S
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a test pack for evaluating the effectiveness of an ethylene oxide sterilizing apparatus or other gas sterilizing apparatus, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a rear perspective view of a test pack for evaluating the effectiveness of an ethylene oxide sterilizing apparatus or other gas sterilizing apparatus, showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a rear elevational view of another embodiment of the test pack for evaluating the effectiveness of an ethylene oxide sterilizing apparatus or other gas sterilizing apparatus, showing my new design;

FIG. 9 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 13 is a right side elevational view thereof; and

FIG. 14 is a left side elevational view thereof.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1E. H. Gillespie et al., "Ethylene Oxide Sterilisation--is it Safe?" 32 Journal of Clinical Pathology 1184-1187 (1979).
2S. J. Line et al., "Testing a Steam-Formaldehyde Sterilizer for Gas Penetration Efficiency," 26 Journal of Clinical Pathology 716-720 (1973).
Referenced by
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US7045343Feb 24, 2003May 16, 20063M Innovative Properties CompanySterilization indicator test packs
US7927866Apr 19, 2007Apr 19, 2011American Sterilizer CompanyProcess challenge device for assessing the effective performance of a biocontamination deactivation process
Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/223