STERILE PACKAGE FOR CLINICAL THERMOMETERS AND THE LIKE AND METHOD OF MAKING IT

  • US 3,552,558 A
  • Filed: 06/11/1968
  • Issued: 01/05/1971
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/11/1968
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A flexible sheath package for clinical tools and instruments comprising:

  • a. a sheath body of heat sealable material having an open end for the insertion of an instrument;

    1. said sheath having a sterilizable exterior surface;

    b. a separable, disposable outer cover for said sheath comprising heat sealable material wholly enclosing the outer surfaces of the sheath and sealed thereto on each side at the area of said sheath opening;

    1. said cover having a sterilizable interior surface;

    c. said sheath being defined by a seal line in the form of a tear seal, said tear seal joining said sheath and said cover together along the line of said seal, thereby enclosing said sheath body within the interior body of said cover; and

    d. said outer cover and the waste portions of said sheath material outside of said seal line being separable from said sheath along said tear seal to expose said sheath for clinical use when said instrument is inserted therein.

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