Patent Number: 8,819,943

Title: Safety scalpel

Abstract: A scalpel enabling both safe blade engagement or disengagement and safe passing among personnel during surgical procedures. The blade arm assembly of the scalpel is positionable in three positions, including a retracted position, an operational extended position and a fully extended position for engagement and disengagement of the blade.

Inventors: Maxwell; Timothy J. (Carp, CA)

Assignee: Canica Design Inc.

International Classification: B26B 1/08 (20060101); A61B 17/32 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018