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Summary for Patent: 4,923,677
Title: Chemical sterilization
Abstract:Dental and medical instruments and appliances are chemically sterilized by immersion in or subjection to a formulation or composition comprising as active antimicrobial agents a combination or admixture of an iodophor such as the povidone-iodine complex or a quaternary ammonium compound such as cetyl pyridinium chloride and a peroxide such as H.sub.2 O.sub.2, the antimicrobial action of the iodine derived from the iodophor being enhanced or potentiated by oxygen released from the peroxide. The invention is applicable also to the chemical sterilization of surgical sites. Procedure for making and using the sterilizing formulation or composition is described.
Inventor(s): Simon; Gilbert I. (Bronxville, NY), Witkin; Roy T. (Westport, CT)
Assignee: Witkin; Roy T. (Westport, CT) Simon; Gilbert I. (Bronxville, NY)
Application Number:06/763,469
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 4,923,677

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Approval Date Patent No. Expiredate
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. ZOSTAVAX zoster vaccine live For Injection 125123 2006-05-25 ⤷  Try it Free 2039-09-23
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