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SHARPS SAFETY


The EU Directive (2010/32/EU) on the prevention of sharps injuries came into force in May 2013 and requires all healthcare organisations to introduce measures to prevent needlestick injuries to their staff, as well as reduce the incidence and prevalence of occupational injuries to NHS staff every year.

This page displays all of the products that we currently sell which comply with the 'EU Needlestick Directive', we will be expanding this range in future.

  • BD SafetyGlide™ Syringe with Tiny Needle Technology
  • BD Eclipse™ with SmartSlip™ Technology
  • BD Pro Safety IV Cannulas
  • BD Safety-Lok Blood Collection Sets
  • BD Push Button Blood Collection Sets
  • BD Blunt Fill and Filter Needles
  • SOL-M™ Blunt Fill Needles
  • Sterile Disposable Retractable Scalpels
  • Vygon Bionectors
  • Unistik® 3 Safety Blood Lancets
  • Accu-Chek® Safe-T-Pro Plus Lancets
  • Sharps Bins

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    BD SafetyGlide™ Syringe with Tiny Needle Technology

    1. For Insulin and tuberculin delivery
    2. Easy to use single hand activation
    3. Safe and secure with visible lock
    4. Fingers remain behind needle at all times
    BD305930 BD SafetyGlide™ Syringe 1ml 29G x 1/2" - 0.33 mm x 12.7 mm £ 100/Box
    BD305934 BD SafetyGlide™ Syringe 0.5ml 30G x 5/16" - 0.30 mm x 8 mm £ 100/Box

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    BD Eclipse™ with SmartSlip™ Technology

    1. Designed to ensure protection from needlestick injuries after injection
    2. Unique SmartSlip technology helps to ensure a secure connection to Luer slip syringes
    3. Bevel oriented to safety cover accommodates low angle injections, requires minimal change in injection technique
    4. The hub incorporates a plastic clip to encourage user to attach needle more securely to Luer slip syringe
    5. Wide textured finger pad provides safe activation area for thumb or forefinger
    6. Integral safety cover and extended sidewall to enhance protection
    7. Needle remains locked inside activated needle cover
    8. Activates with a touch of a finger, no hard surface required for activation
    9. Colour coded hub for easy needle size identification
    BD305899 BD Eclipse™ SmartSlip™ Yellow 20G x 1" - 0.9mm x 25mm £ 100/Box
    BD305888 BD Eclipse™ SmartSlip™ Yellow 20G x 1.5" - 0.9mm x 40mm £ 100/Box
    BD305894 BD Eclipse™ SmartSlip™ Green 21G x 1" - 0.8mm x 25mm £ 100/Box
    BD305895 BD Eclipse™ SmartSlip™ Green 21G x 1.5" - 0.8mm x 40mm £ 100/Box
    BD305892 BD Eclipse™ SmartSlip™ Blue 23G x 1" - 0.6mm x 25mm £ 100/Box
    BD305886 BD Eclipse™ SmartSlip™ Blue 23G x 1.25" - 0.6mm x 30mm £ 100/Box
    BD305891 BD Eclipse™ SmartSlip™ Orange 25G x 1" - 0.5mm x 25mm £ 100/Box
    BD305771 BD Eclipse™ SmartSlip™ Yellow 30G x 0.5" - 0.3mm x 13mm £ 100/Box

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    BD Eclipse Safety Needles

    1. Built-in safety shield is aligned with the bevel of the needle
    2. The safety shield permanently locks into place, significantly reducing the risk of needlestick injuries
    VS368609 BD Eclipse Safety Needles - Green 21g x 1¼" (32 mm) Needle £ 48/Box
    VS368610 BD Eclipse Safety Needles - Black 22g x 1¼" (32 mm) Needle £ 48/Box

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    BD Venflon™ Pro Safety Shielded IV Catheter

    The safety IV sterile cannula features a self-activating safety clip that automatically shields the needles' sharp bevel when the needle is retracted, preventing needle stick injuries.

    1. Developed to help minimise the risk of unanticipated blood splash and needlestick injuries
    2. Robust needle tip protection, fully encapsulates needle tip
    3. Ease of penetration (small or fragile veins)
    4. Ergonomically designed to allow for a variety of user techniques and to aid insertion
    393229 BD Pro Safety IV Cannula Grey 16G x 1.77" - 1.8mm x 45mm £ Each
    393227 BD Pro Safety IV Cannula Green 18G x 1.77" - 1.3mm x 45mm £ Each
    393224 BD Pro Safety IV Cannula Pink 20G x 1.26" - 1.1mm x 32mm £ Each
    393222 BD Pro Safety IV Cannula Blue 22G x 1.00" - 0.9mm x 25mm £ Each

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    BD Safety-Lok Blood Collection Sets

    1. Sterile closed systems for drawing blood from difficult veins
    2. Itegrated protective shield
    3. Permanently locks over the needle after venepuncture
    Code Needle Colour Tubing Price Quantity
    VS367282 21g x ¾" Green 7" £ 50/Box
    VS367284 23g x ¾" Blue 7" £ 50/Box
    VS367286 21g x ¾" Green 12" £ 50/Box
    VS367288 23g x ¾" Blue 12" £ 50/Box
    VS367295 25g x ¾" Dark Blue 7" £ 50/Box

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    BD Vacutainer® Safety-Lok™ Blood Collection Set with Pre-Attached Holder

    Single-handed safety activation with irreversible locking mechanism, confirmed with an audible click.

    Code Needle Colour Tubing Price Quantity
    VS368654 21G x 19mm Green 7" £ 25/Box

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    BD Vacutainer® Push Button Blood Collection Set with Pre-Attached Holder

    1. Provides split-second protection against needlestick injuries
    2. In-vein activation irreversibly retracts the needle in a split second, locking it safely out of harms way
    3. Intuitive design makes blood collection safer without compromising patient care
    Code Needle Colour Tubing Price Quantity
    VS367354 23G x 19mm Light Blue 7" £ 20/Box

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    BD Blunt Fill / BD Filter Needles

    1. Eliminates an unnecessary sharp
    2. 10 x the force to penetrate the skin (compared to a conventional needle)
    3. Specifically designed for safe injection preparation
    4. Blunt Fill needle for use with vial has a 45º bevel cut to reduce coring of vial stopper
    5. Blunt Filter needle for use with ampoules has 5 micron filter to capture 98% of particulate
    6. Not for skin injection
    7. 18g x 1½″ (1.2mm x 40mm) non-retracting needle
    M5180 BD Blunt Fill Needles £ 100/Box
    M5211 BD Blunt Fill Needles With Filter £ 100/Box

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    SOL-M™ Blunt Fill Needles

    SOL-M™ Blunt Fill Needles are used for draw-up of medication, re-constitution of medication and accessing IV bags.
    These are used to replace standard hypodermic needles and reduce the risk of needle stick injuries.
    SOL-M™ Blunt Fill Needles with filter features a 5 micron filter membrane that is designed to prevent larger particles being drawn into the syringe when preparing medications from ampoules.

    1. 45° bevel for ease in draw-up of medication from vial
    2. 18 Gauge for ease in draw-up medications
    3. Conventional standard hub to fit standard luer lock syringes
    4. 5 micron filter - Effective filtration of contaminant particles
    5. Standard luer Hub - Fits on all size of standard syringe
    6. Lower cost than sharps engineered devices
    M1022 Blunt Fill Needles - 18G x 1½" (1.2mm x 40mm) £ 100/Box
    M022F Blunt Fill Needles - 18G x 1½" (1.2mm x 40mm) with 5 micron filter £ 100/Box

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    Swann-Morton Sterile Disposable Retractable Safety Scalpels

    1. The Swann-Morton Retractable safety scalpel supports and enhances safe passing procedures and protocols already practiced within the Operating Room and Theatres
    2. Colour coded for ease of blade shape recognition the scalpels now feature a stronger temporary forward lock position to prevent uncontrolled retraction when contacting with bone during use, an additional notch to hold the blade more securely in the passing position and a rear permanent lock to be engaged prior to final disposal in a sharps container
    3. Individually sealed in a sterile peelable pack
    M3901 Disposable Retractable Scalpel - No.10 Blade (Black) £ Each
    M3991 Disposable Retractable Scalpel - No.11P Blade (Blue) £ Each
    M3905 Disposable Retractable Scalpel - No.15 Blade (Green) £ Each

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    Vygon Bionectors

    Bionector is a latex-free 7 day/150 access, closed, needle-free I.V. access system, which minimises the risk of infection and eliminates the risk of needle-stick injury during I.V. access.
    When Bionector is in place you can infuse, inject, sample blood, and change your I.V. tubing without opening the I.V. system.


    VY0896.02 Double wrapped in non-touch
    applicator and soft blister pack

    VY0896.03 Bionector in soft blister pack
    VY0896.02 Vygon Bionector double wrapped in soft blister pack £ 25/Box
    VY0896.03 Vygon Bionector in soft blister pack £ 50/Box

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    Unistik® 3 Normal - Medium Blood Flow

    1. Capillary blood sampling device for normal skin types
    2. Used for standard tests such as blood glucose monitoring in adults, and cholesterol testing
    M0702 Unistik® 3 Normal £ 100/Box

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    Unistik® 3 Comfort - Low Blood Flow

    Pre-set single use safety lancets with Comfort Zone Technology and side firing action to provide extra comfort for both patient and professional. Safe and easy to use for frequent blood glucose testing.

    1. Gauge: 28G
    2. Depth: 1.8mm
    3. Blood Volume Range: 5μL - 30μL
    4. Suggested Test Areas: Ward blood glucose monitoring, HbA1c
    5. Suggested Patient Areas: Diabetes Clinics, Paediatrics, Geriatrics, Home Use
    M1042 Unistik® 3 Comfort £ 100/Box

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    Unistik® 3 Extra - High Blood Flow

    Pre-set single use safety lancets with Comfort Zone Technology giving a virtually pain free experience. The design makes it easy and comfortable to grip, giving the user complete confidence and control during the procedure, allowing the user to decide exactly when to activate the device and how much pressure to apply.

    1. Gauge: 21G
    2. Depth: 2.0mm
    3. Blood Volume Range: 75μL - 125μL
    4. Suggested Test Areas: Cholesterol, Haemoglobin (Hgb), Diagnostic kit tests such as cardiac enzymes
    5. Suggested Patient Areas: Adults (tougher skin), Blood transfusion centres
    M1012 Unistik® 3 Extra £ 100/Box

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    Accu-Chek® Safe-T-Pro Plus Lancets

    The Accu-Chek® Safe-T-Pro Plus lancets offer three depth settings for various patient conditions, such as thin skin or calloused fingers, and is also compliant with depth recommendations for neonates.
    The lancets have a 23 gauge or 0.63mm width needle, which means they are kinder to the patient's skin.
    Simply select the depth that provides the greatest comfort while at the patient's bedside and easily obtain an adequate blood sample for single dose tests.
    Engineered to help clinicians provide quality patient care, the Single-Use, multi-depth Accu-Chek® Safe-T-Pro Plus lancet brings comfort and safety to patients and clinicians.
    The Accu-Chek® Safe-T-Pro Plus lancet is designed to meet OSHA requirements mandating "safety-engineered" needle devices. The lancet automatically retracts after use to help prevent accidental fingersticks and enhance infection control.

    1. Sterile, single use lancing device
    2. Thin, silicone coated needle with beveled tip offers improved comfort
    3. Special Safe-T-Wing tabs that prevent the device from being reused
    4. 23G Needle with 3 Adjustable Settings: Low - 1.3mm, Medium - 1.8mm, High - 2.3mm
    M1080 Accu-Chek® Safe-T-Pro Plus Lancets £ 200/Box

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    Sharps Bins Orange Lid

    For the safe collection and disposal of contaminated sharps, excluding those contaminated with medicinal products and their residues (NOT cytotoxic/cytostatic)

    Bins carry the British Standard Kite mark BS7320: 1990

    W478 Sharps Bins Orange Lid - 0.6 Litre £ Each
    W479 Sharps Bins Orange Lid - 1 Litre Com-Plus £ Each
    W472 Sharps Bins Orange Lid - 2.5 Litre £ Each
    W474 Sharps Bins Orange Lid - 3.75 Litre £ Each
    W471 Sharps Bins Orange Lid - 5 Litre £ Each
    W473 Sharps Bins Orange Lid - 7 Litre £ Each
    W476 Sharps Bins Orange Lid - 11.5 Litre £ Each

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    Sharps Bins Yellow Lid

    For the safe collection and disposal of contaminated sharps, excluding those contaminated with medicinal products and their residues (NOT cytotoxic/cytostatic)

    Bins carry the British Standard Kite mark BS7320: 1990

    W106 Sharps Bins Yellow Lid - 0.6 Litre £ Each
    W107 Sharps Bins Yellow Lid - 1 Litre Com-Plus £ Each
    W108 Sharps Bins Yellow Lid - 2.5 Litre £ Each
    W111 Sharps Bins Yellow Lid - 3.75 Litre £ Each
    W113 Sharps Bins Yellow Lid - 5 Litre £ Each
    W114 Sharps Bins Yellow Lid - 7 Litre £ Each
    W115 Sharps Bins Yellow Lid - 11.5 Litre £ Each

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    Sharps Bins Cyto Purple Lid

    1. For the safe collection and disposal of contaminated sharps, contaminated with cytotoxic/cytostatic medicinal products
    2. Purple-lidded for easy identification

    Bins carry the British Standard Kite mark BS7320: 1990

    W128 Sharps Bins Cyto Purple Lid - 1 Litre Com-Plus £ Each
    W129 Sharps Bins Cyto Purple Lid - 5 Litre £ Each
    W131 Sharps Bins Cyto Purple Lid - 11.5 Litre £ Each

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    POUDS® Wall-Brackets

    Wall brackets for wall mounting Daniels sharps bins (fittings included), the 2 bracket variations cover the entire range of Daniels sharps bins.

    1. POUDS® up to 5 Litre bracket is for use with 0.6 Litre (Mini), 1 Litre (Com Plus), 2.5 Litre, 3.75 Litre & 5 Litre sharps bins
    2. POUDS® New design up to 22 Litre bracket is for use with 7 Litre, 11.5 Litre & 22 Litre bins
    DNDD487 POUDS® Wall-Bracket for up to 5 Litre Bins £ Each
    DNDD488 POUDS® Wall-Bracket for 7 Litre & Above Bins £ Each