HepatoChem Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for its Industry Leading Photoreactors

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Issuance of U.S. Patent No. 10,906,022 Protects HepatoChem’s Innovate Reaction Chamber Geometry That Maximizes Sample Irradiation

Beverly, Ma., May 25, 2021 – HepatoChem, Inc., a leading manufacturer of photochemistry reactors, LEDs and accessories, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued U.S. Patent No. 9,906,022, which is directed to the assembly of a device that allows for conducting arrays of photochemical reaction conditions at room temperature with magnetic stirring.

U.S. Patent No. 10,906,022 covers the housing and assembly of a device that provides an opening for interchangeable vial holders, an adaptor for receiving light sources and ports for entry and exit of a fluid for adjusting the temperature of the reaction vials.  Additional issued claims pertain to use of mirrors positioned within the reaction chamber to better disperse light and fully irradiate photochemical reaction samples. The ‘022 Patent contains 13 claims.

This newly allowed patent is owned by HepatoChem, Inc., and is the first U.S. patent to issue in connection with the company’s photoreactor devices.

“The PhotoRedOx Box, our original photoreactor, set the standard for efficiency and reproducibility in photochemical reactions and we have continued to leverage its unique and innovative design in subsequent product introductions including the PhotoRedOx Box Duo and the TC.  This recent patent is an important part of our intellectual property portfolio and enables us to continue advancing our offerings,” said Marc Bazin, President and Founder of HepatoChem.

About HepatoChem, Inc.

HepatoChem, Inc. is a leading manufacturer for photochemistry reactors, LEDs and accessories.  The company’s original photoreactor, the PhotoRedOx Box, has been cited in dozens of peer reviewed research papers regarding photochemistry and is valued for its ability to consistently reproduce reaction results and fully irradiate photochemical samples. The company has expanded its photoreactor portfolio to include the PhotoRedOx Duo offering double the capacity of its original design and the PhotoRedOx Box TC to enable photochemistry at temperatures between 0 and 80 degrees Celsius.

For questions related to this announcement, please contact us at info@hepatochem.com


Hepatochem offers a variety of photochemistry reactors and accessories that are used throughout the world to explore chemical conditions. All of our reactors are compatible with most vial formats and stirring plates. We also offer several photochemistry screening kits for calibration and accuracy.

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