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Typesafe™ : Segment Piercing Device
Code: T4R4750 Size: Pack of 1000
What is Typesafe?
Typesafe is a segment piercing device, which is used for quick and easy use when conducting cross-matching procedures. Generally, during sample segmenting, scissors are used which can make working with blood messy and more accessible to cross contamination and other potential health issues, ie. Infected blood.
The segment piercing device is designed for a single, in-vitro, diagnostic use, it fits into 10 and 12mm tube sizes and has a ribbed exterior which allows easy handling when the technician is wearing gloves.
Typesafe allows for segment puncture without scissors.
Quick and easy to use for cross-matching procedures:
Fits securely onto 10 and 12mm tubes
Easy to handle with gloved hands
Wide mouth fits most standard segment sizes
How do you use Typesafe?
Using Typesafe is simple and following the step-by-step guide will ensure that the device is being used correctly.
1. Insert the narrow end of the Typesafe™ segment sampling device into the test tube.
2. Make sure the tube is properly aligned in the holder
3. Always wear proper safety attire when working with blood. Insert blood segment into Typesafe™ and gently press until the needle has pierced the segment
4. Apply pressure to the segment, forcing blood into the test tube
5. Do not squeeze until needle has pierced segment
6. Be sure to place the Typesafe™ directly on top of the test tube, so the narrow end is facing straight down, reducing angles and gaps
7. When desired sample has been dispersed into the test tube, remove the blood segment and the Typesafe™ device. Properly dispose of both in designated hazardous medical waste receptacles
8. For single use only
9. For in-vitro diagnostic purposes only
How is Typesafe different from traditional blood sampling methods?
Typesafe allows for segment puncture without the need of scissors, making it quicker and easier to do the sampling. The large canula allows cells to pass through with ease and technicians can easily identify the top and bottom of the devices in the blood banks.
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