Patent Number: 8,721,984

Title: Device and method for gas sterilization

Abstract: A system for gas sterilization includes a sterilization chamber, a source of sterilant gas, and a sterilant gas remediation mechanism. Embodiments relate to systems and methods for delivering humidified air to a sterilization chamber, systems and methods for removing gaseous NO.sub.2 from an exhaust gas stream of a sterilization chamber, systems and methods for removing and replacing a source of sterilant gas, an exhaust gas scrubber and/or supplies for a humidification system. Some embodiments relate to hardware and software for user interface in a sterilizing device and hardware and software for control of a sterilization cycle. Some embodiments relate to chamber, chassis and door configurations of a sterilizer.

Inventors: Carbone; Phil (North Reading, MA), Benedek; Karen (Winchester, MA), Ruffo; Michael O. (Medford, MA), Luongo; Wade (Saugus, MA)

Assignee: Noxilizer, Inc.

International Classification: A61L 2/20 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018