MEDICAL IMPLEMENT CLEANING DEVICE

  • US 20140101876A1
  • Filed: 12/16/2013
  • Published: 04/17/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/21/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A system for cleaning a site of a medical implement, the system comprising:

  • a strip of flexible material; and

    a plurality of cleaning devices attached to the strip of flexible material, each of the plurality of cleaning devices comprising;

    a cap that is selectively removable from the strip of flexible material, the cap having an inner cavity, the inner cavity being sealed when the cleaning device is attached to the strip of flexible material and configured to be unsealed upon removal of the cleaning device from the strip of flexible material, the inner cavity for receiving a site of the medical implement;

    one or more protrusions extending inwardly from the inner cavity, the one or more protrusions to engage corresponding protrusions on the site of the medical implement to maintain the cap on the site of the medical implement after the site of the medical implement is received into the inner cavity of the cap; and

    a cleaning agent that occupies at least some of the inner cavity, the cleaning agent being formulated to clean the site of the medical implement as the inner cavity of the cap receives the site of the medical implement and when the cap is maintained on the site of the medical implement.

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