Infection Control Today - 10/2004: Product Locator


Designed by endoscopy nurses, this round soaking tray accommodates flexible scopes. The 20-inch diameter tray features a shelf support area with a Velcro strap for securing the vulnerable portion of non-immersible scopes.

(800) 521-6224 or

Nonin Medical, Inc.

Nonins Avant® 4000 System is a wearable digital pulse oximeter that connects wirelessly to a tabletop display. Utilizing Bluetooth® technology, the Avant 4000 improves patient freedom by eliminating the wire between the patient and monitor; ideal for short-range use within a 30-foot radius. This lightweight, durable system features PureSAT signal processing technology, 120 hours of battery life and 33 hours of memory. In addition, the Avant 4000 is compatible with Nonins full line of PureLight® sensors and nVISION® software.

(800) 356-8874 or

Air Science Technologies, Inc.

Air Science Technologies, Inc. presents the new LabHood 20. Air Science Technologies is also announcing an upgraded Monair product range. These upgrades include: sliding front sash made of tempered safety glass providing easy access to a full open front which replaces the hinged acrylic door; low airflow alarm, both visual and audible that replaces the visual only alarm; two-speed fan and the addition of a night run position which replaces the single-speed fan.

(800) DUCTLESS or

Technical Concepts

The AutoFaucet® with Surround Sensor Technology (SST), the latest innovation from Technical Concepts, is the first automatic faucet that activates as soon as hands come within a few inches above, below, or along the sides of the spout. The AutoFaucet with SST uses capacitive sensors instead of an infrared beam to detect the presence of hands. It is powered by standard alkaline batteries that are easily installed beneath the sink along with the sensor mechanism.

(847) 837-4100 or

Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp.

Spectrum Surgical Instruments introduces the Cleaning T-Handle. The T-Handle was developed to prevent cleaning detergent and water from damaging the internal components of power hand-pieces. Previously, technicians were instructed to leave the hose in place, but the T-Handle eliminates the need for the hose and offers a more convenient approach to cleaning. Made from stainless steel, the T-Handle attaches to the hand-piece exactly like an air hose, making it simple to use.

(800) 444-5644 or

Terumo Medical Corporation

Terumo announces the availability of four new sizes of SurGuard2 needles: 25 gauge x 1½ inches, 26 gauge x ½ inch, 27 gauge x ½ inch and 30 gauge x ½ inch. Terumo Medical offers one of the broadest lines of safety needles and syringes in order to cover a wide range of applications in healthcare facilities. In addition to having full line of safety needles and syringes, SurGuard2 has unique features to help healthcare facilities transition easily to safety devices and comply with the latest OSHA regulations.

(800) 283-7866 extension 4919 or

Current Technologies, Inc.

SAF DE-CAP® protects lab workers from aerosol and splash when removing caps from blood tubes and micro samples, or breaking open ampules. Translucent, pliant SAF DE-CAP is placed over blood tube cap, gripped and cap pulled off. Aerosol and splash remains in SAF DE-CAP; gloves remain clean and fewer contaminants are spread throughout the lab. SAF DE-CAP is a cost-effective way of adding a level of safety.

(800) 456-4022


PLG Co. introduces the EZP portable urinal holder, a unique device aimed at solving several problems in the personal care field. The EZP resolves the problem of hard-to-reach urinals by keeping them within easy reach of the client. The EZP reduces spills, therefore maintaining a cleaner and more sanitary environment for the patient and the caretaker. The EZP straps to the side of the rail of the clients bed, allowing for easy reach and return after use.

(530) 547-5385 or

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