Container transporting a syringe containing radioactive material

  • US 6,722,499 B2
  • Filed: 07/12/2002
  • Issued: 04/20/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/16/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A syringe containment apparatus for a syringe having a hypodermic needle comprising:

  • a radiopharmaceutical pig including an upper portion removably securable to a lower portion, each portion having an inner surface defining an inner cavity and an outer surface surrounding the inner cavity and being made from a radiation-resistant material; and

    a puncture resistant tubular housing configured to fit within the inner cavity of the lower portion of the radiopharmaceutical pig, the housing having a cavity defined by a bottom closed end and a top open end, wherein the top open end of the housing is configured to receive the syringe.

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