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B. Braun 's passive Introcan Safety I.V. Catheter is designed to minimize accidental needlesticks without requiring user activation. A stainless steel clip shields the needle tip. The passive design eliminates risk of inadvertent activation while offering a short learning curve with minimal in-service training. Compliance is virtually assured since the safety mechanism can't be bypassed. A nurse can pre-attach a syringe to the Introcan Safety I.V. Catheter to facilitate aspiration and injection during insertion. Introcan Safety is available in a wide range of gauges and lengths, in PUR and FEP, with or without wings to help meet safety compliance initiatives.


For more information, contact B. Braun at 1-800-854-6851 or



The Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council introduces the Standard Malaysian Glove (SMG) Certification Seals, which deliver quality-assured latex examination gloves that can only be achieved through high manufacturing quality and controlled low protein and powder limits. Developed in consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the program ensures the manufacture of high-quality gloves that provide maximum barrier protection and minimum latex allergy risk.


For more information on SMG-certified gloves, contact the Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council at 1-202-572-9771 or