Patent Number: 8,584,298

Title: Disposable finger mounted instrument cleaner

Abstract: A finger mounted instrument cleaner (2) of the type having an elongated semi-circumferential protective body (4) to desirably wrap around a finger. The protective body (4) has a volume of absorbent foam or cleaning member (22) thereon and a securing means to engage a finger. The securing means comprises a semi-circumferential finger clasp (12) pivotably conjoined to a first side of said protective body by a flexible juncture or flexion pivot (10) and a clasp securing extension (18) contiguous to an opposing second side of said protective body. The finger clasp (12) and clasp securing extension (18) have a predetermined number of ratchet teeth formed thereon. Desirably pivoting said engaging clasp (12) to communicate with clasp securing extension (18) engages the ratchet teeth to form a variably interlocking circumferential union with said protective body (4).

Inventors: Viscomi; Brian D. (Easton, PA), Viscomi; Dominic Anthony (Easton, PA), Glazer; Julie (Paramus, NJ)


International Classification: A61C 3/00 (20060101); B01B 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/19/12018