Needle, scalp vein, 21G, sterile, disposable.
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Needle, scalp vein, 21G, sterile, disposable
External diameter expressed in Gauge and mm
Length expressed in mm
Colour code/external diameter: Visible on the wings.
Components: Needle with protecting cap, wings, tube including Luer lock connector with cap (all parts fit together to form a unit).
Material: Sharp needle, stainless steel, siliconised, for atraumatic insertion.
Butterfly wings, PVC, for better handling and fixation.
Soft flexible tubing, PUR (polyurethane) or PVC, length approx. 150-300mm, including Luer connector with cap.
Size selected: 21G (0.80 x 20mm) green.
Initial sterilisation method: Ethylene oxide gas.
Packaging and labelling:
Primary packaging: Unit of use.
One (1) scalp vein needle in an individual sterilised peel pack.
Labelling on the primary packaging:
Name and/or trademark of the manufacturer.
Manufacturer's product reference.
Type of product and main characteristics.
If the packaging is not transparent, it must bear a diagram (preferably actual size) showing the essential parts of the product and indicating the position of the product in the packaging.
The word "sterile" (or equivalent harmonised symbol).
Sterilisation method (or equivalent harmonised symbol).
Lot number prefixed by the word "LOT"(or equivalent harmonised symbol).
Expiry date by year and month, prefixed by the word "EXP" (or equivalent harmonised symbol).
The words "for single use" (or equivalent harmonised symbol).
The words "check the integrity of the individual sterilised pack before use" (if space allows).
The words "destroy after use" (if space allows).
Secondary packaging: Protected unit.
One (1) box of 50 scalp vein needles.
Labelling on the secondary packaging:
Labelling to be the same as primary packaging.
Extra information required:
Number of units per secondary packaging.
Information for particular storage conditions (temperature, pressure, light, humidity, etc.), as appropriate (or equivalent harmonised symbol).
Information for handling, if applicable (or equivalent harmonised symbol).
Manufacturer's instruction for use.
Alternatively, the instruction for use can be indicated on a separate insert.
Estimated weight: 0.005kg
Estimated volume: 0.038cdm
Instructions for use:
Sterile scalp vein needle to be introduced into a peripheral vein for infusing fluids and administering IV drugs.
Scalp vein needle are for short duration use, for longer duration use, it is preferable to use IV Cannula, which causes less irritation to the veins.
The needle should be held in the correct position by suitable dressing, allowing the observation of the site of insertion, and providing efficient barrier against infection.
The selected sizes are the most commonly used:
- 21G (0.80 x 20mm) green, for adults.
- 25G (0.50 x 20mm) orange, for children.
Conditions for stock:
Avoid storage at extreme temperatures and humidity levels.
Check the integrity of each unit before use. Single use material, supplied in sterile packaging, may only be used if the packaging is undamaged.
The scalp vein needle is for single use only.
Rules of asepsis must be followed when inserting scalp vein needle.
Protection of users:
To prevent stick injuries, wear gloves.
NEVER recap the needle after use and dispose of the needle into a puncture proof safety container.
Safety boxes are available as a UNICEF standard warehouse item reference: S0782208 - Safety box f.used syrgs/ndls 5lt/BOX-25.
Collect and destroy puncture proof containers either by incinerating them in controlled surroundings or dispose of them in a safe burial pit in compliance with national laws and regulation on health care waste management.
For more information on waste management, please refer to WHO publication "Safe Management of Wastes from Health Care Activities".
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