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IV Solutions & Sets
Product & Manufacturer Comments
B. Braun Duplex(TM) Drug Delivery System
 
B. Braun McGaw, Inc.
IV Products
800-227-2862
http://www.bbraunusa.com
 
  • The DUPLEX Drug Delivery System is pre-filled with the proper doses of drug and diluent. There are no vials to connect and no calculations for compounding. It can be stored at room temperature. Simply add a patient label and dispense the drug.
     
  • PVC-free, DEHP-free and latex-free container
     
Product & Manufacturer Comments
B. Braun IV Administration Sets
 
B. Braun McGaw, Inc.
IV Products
800-227-2862
http://www.bbraunusa.com
 
  • IV administration sets feature latex-free injection sites and are available with DEHP-free tubing
     
Product & Manufacturer Comments
B. Braun IV Solutions
 
B. Braun McGaw, Inc.
IV Products
800-227-2862
http://www.bbraunusa.com
 
  • IV solution packaged in Excel(R) rubberized ethylene-propylene and PAB(R) bags. PVC-free and DEHP-free
     
  • Bags are lighter in weight than comparable PVC bag
     
  • Excel containers are designed for parenteral therapies and are made from a multi-layered film that contains no plasticizers and exhibits no leachability. Upon incineration, Excel forms CO2 and water. In landfills, Excel will not leach harmful chemicals
     
  • PAB containers are made of a copolymer of ethylene and propylene which contains no plasticizers and exhibits no leachability.
     
Product & Manufacturer Comments
Hospira LifeShield(R) I.V. Sets
 
Hospira, Inc.
877-946-7747
http://www.hospira.com
 
  • Hospira offers a line of non-DEHP I.V. therapy products. These alternative products use trioctyl trimellitate (TOTM) as a plasticizer in place of DEHP.
     
 
Note: Information has been provided by the named vendors. The Sustainable Hospitals Project does not endorse any products or take responsibility for the accuracy of the information or for product performance. Contact vendors directly to purchase a product or to obtain more information. This table is a work-in-progress, and feedback may be sent by email to shp@uml.edu or by phone to 978-934-3386.
 

 
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