1. When should I activate the safety mechanism?
The safety device is designed to be activated while the needle is still in the patient’s vein, in order to avoid contact with the contaminated needle.
2. Can the safety mechanism be activated with one hand?
Yes. Activate the safety mechanism by gently pressing the button on top of the device with the index finger. Withdraw the plastic hub and needle with thumb and middle finger back into the housing until a slight snap is felt and an audible “click” is heard.
3. Can the safety mechanism be deactivated?
No, once locked, the mechanism stays locked.
4. Can I use Venofix® Safety for intravenous administration of fluids or blood collection?
The indications for use of the Venofix® Safety are short-term infusion, injection, transfusion and blood collection.
5. Can the product be used for pressure infusion?
Yes, Venofix® Safety can be used for pressure infusion up to 2 bar.
6. What needle gauges are available for the Venofix® Safety
Venofix® Safety is available in 19, 21, 23, 25 and 27 gauge needles.
7. What tubing lengths are available?
Venofix® Safety is available in 30cm tubing (21G is also available in 18cm tubing).
8. Does the Venofix® Safety contain latex?
No, Venofix® Safety is latex-free.
9. Does the Venofix® Safety contain DEHP?
No, Venofix® Safety is completely DEHP-free.
10. What material is used to manufacture the tubing and the wings of Venofix® Safety?
The tubing of the Venofix® Safety is made of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) using Di-2-Ethylhexyl Terephthalate (DEHT) as a plasticizer and the wings are made of Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU).
11. How is the Venofix® Safety packed?
Venofix® Safety is packaged 50 per box and 200 per carton.
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