US 10,888,496 B2
Medicament vial assembly
Jared Garfield, North Liberty, IA (US); Dana Schramm, Woodbury, MN (US); and Andy Ahlberg, Inver Grove Heights, MN (US)
Assigned to CORVIDA MEDICAL, INC., Coralville, IA (US)
Appl. No. 15/761,255
Filed by J&J Solutions, Inc., Coralville, IA (US)
PCT Filed Sep. 16, 2016, PCT No. PCT/US2016/052167
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Mar. 19, 2018,
PCT Pub. No. WO2017/049107, PCT Pub. Date Mar. 23, 2017.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/220,058, filed on Sep. 17, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2018/0263848 A1, Sep. 20, 2018
Int. Cl. A61J 1/20 (2006.01); A61J 1/14 (2006.01)
CPC A61J 1/2048 (2015.05) [A61J 1/1406 (2013.01); A61J 1/2051 (2015.05); A61J 1/2055 (2015.05); A61J 1/2096 (2013.01); A61J 1/201 (2015.05); A61J 1/2072 (2015.05)] 11 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A vial adapter assembly for a closed fluid transfer system, the vial adapter assembly comprising:
a vial adapter, including:
a base defining an inner annular rim and an outer annular rim and a cavity therebetween;
an annular stem extending from the base and defining an opening having a plurality of fingers extending around the opening thereof, wherein each finger defines a proximal recess and a distal recess formed therein;
a cover supported on the outer annular rim, wherein an expansion chamber is defined within the cover and the base;
an adapter support situated within the cavity of the base, the adapter support including:
a male stem extending in a first direction from the base, the male stem selectively connectable to and insertable into an open distal end of a syringe adapter, the male stem defining a lumen extending therethrough;
a seal extending across the lumen of the male stem; and
a spike extending in a second direction from the inner annular rim and into the opening of the annular stem, wherein the spike includes a first lumen being in fluid communication with the lumen of the male stem, and wherein the spike includes a second lumen being in fluid communication with the expansion chamber; and
a bladder extending between the base and the cover; and
a vial collar including:
an annular body configured and dimensioned for sliding receipt within the annular stem of the vial adapter;
at least one tab projecting from an outer surface of the annular body and being configured for selective receipt in distal recess and proximal recess of a respective finger of the vial adapter; and
at least one retainer projecting from an inner surface of the annular body.