|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 11 인용 특허 : 15|
A trash receptacle sterilization apparatus having ultraviolet sterilization in an enclosed container to kill bacteria and other disease carrying organisms. The receptacle has a vertical container into which a user places trash, other trash receptacles or other objects to be sterilized. An ultraviolet source within the container irradiates the trash receptacle thereby killing any microorganisms that might reside on or in the trash receptacles. Ultraviolet radiation below 200 nm can also be used thereby creating ozone gas having germicidal characteristics....
1. A trash receptacle sterilization apparatus comprising:(A) a lower container; (B) an upper lid attached to the lower container; (C) a first ultraviolet radiation source disposed within the upper lid; (D) a trash receptacle holder for supporting trash receptacles disposed within the lower container; (E) a power supply connected to the ultraviolet radiation source; and (F) an interlocking switch connected between the power supply and the ultraviolet radiation source biased to the off position such that when the upper lid is in an open position the interl...