Description: Needle, spinal, 22G (0.70 x 40mm) disposable, sterile
Indicative Price 12.75 USD
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General description:
Needle, spinal, 22G (0.70 x 40mm) disposable, sterile

Technical specifications:
Quincke bevel spinal needle.
Transparent hub, to allow easy visualization of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).
Needle core hub with lock to keep the surface of needle bevel joint well.
External diameter expressed in Gauge and mm.
Length expressed in mm.
Colour code/external diameter: Visible at the base of the spinal needle.
Components: Needle, stylet and sheath.
Stainless steel needle and stylet without silicone.
Clear ridged polycarbonate hub.
Protective plastic sheath.
Size selected: 22G (0.70 x 40mm) black.
Initial sterilisation method: Ethylene oxide gas.

Packaging and labelling:
Primary packaging: Unit of use.
One (1) spinal 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 25 spinal 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: 0.00575kg
Estimated volume: 0.0305cdm

Instructions for use:
Sterile spinal needle that can be introduced into the sub-arachnoid space to withdraw cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) for diagnosis purpose, or for injecting local anaesthetic into the CSF for spinal anaesthesia (surgical purpose).
Must be used by qualified personnel only.

The selected sizes are the most commonly used:
22G (0.70 x 90mm) black, for spinal anaesthesia, adults.
22G (0.70 x 40mm) black, for spinal anaesthesia, children.
20G (0.90 x 90mm) yellow, for lumbar puncture, adults.

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.

Safety process:
The spinal needle is for single use only.
Strict rules of asepsis must be followed when inserting spinal 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".

Component of a kit:
S9906627 - IEHK2006, kit, suppl.3-renewable
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