United States Patent and Trademark Office OG Notices: 04 June 2002

                       37 CFR 1.47 Notice by Publication

   Notice is hereby given of the filing of a national stage
application with a petition under 37 CFR 1.47 requesting acceptance of
the application without the signature of the sole inventor. The
petition has been granted. A notice has been sent to the last known
address of the non-signing inventor. The inventor whose signature is
missing (David Charles Tarn) may join in the application by promptly
filing an appropriate oath or declaration complying with 37 CFR 1.63.
The international application number is PCT/GB99/00271 and was filed on
11 February 1999 in the name of David Charles Tarn for the invention
entitled A Method and Apparatus for Treating Clinical Waste. The
national stage application is assigned number 09/622,135 and has a 35
U.S.C. 371 date of 15 February 2002.