Medical implement cleaning device

CAFC
  • US 7,985,302 B2
  • Filed: 08/20/2010
  • Issued: 07/26/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/21/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A cleaning device for a medical implement, the cleaning device comprising:

  • a cap having an opening to an inner cavity, the opening for receiving a site of the medical implement;

    threading at least partially around an inside surface of the cap near a periphery of the opening to the inner cavity, the threading to engage corresponding threads on the site of the medical implement;

    a compressible cleaning material in the inner cavity and containing a cleaning agent, the compressible cleaning material adapted to swab and clean the site with the cleaning agent;

    at least one aperture to the inner cavity to allow venting from the inner cavity when the opening receives the site of the medical implement; and

    a removable seal attached to the cap at the opening to cover the opening and to maintain the compressible cleaning material and cleaning agent within the inner cavity prior to receipt of the site of the medical implement.

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