QD Syringe Systems®

The Next Generation of Low Dead Space Disposable Syringes

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QD Syringe Systems Creates the First Patient Only Dedicated Syringe

One of the many reasons the QD Syringe was created was to combat the ever increasing dangers of deadly misconnections with the basic luer lock syringes (ISO-80369). The QD Syringe Systems team is creating a QD color matching syringe and color matching…

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Added by Christopher Green on April 18, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

New Disposable Syringe Eliminates Dead Space

By HospiMedica International staff writers

Posted on 05 Apr 2017



A new disposable syringe with an integrated cone-shaped tip can completely extract costly medicines from rubber stopper vials and deliver them to patients effectively.



The QD Syringe Systems Quick Draw (QD) Syringe is a based on a solid polycarbonate dual-channel, draw-down tip which completely draws all medication out of a vial. An extended rubber nipple tip eliminates the dead space within the…

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Added by Christopher Green on April 5, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments

The QD Syringe is a BPA Free Syringe

The QD Syringe is molded with a BPA free polypropylene body and a strong BPA free acrylic tip. Our QD Syringe is molded as a BPA free medical device.



"Bisphenol A (BPA) is an organic synthetic compound with the chemical formula (CH3)2C(C6H4OH)2 belonging to the group of diphenylmethane derivatives and bisphenols, with two hydroxyphenyl groups. It is a colorless solid that is soluble in organic solvents, but poorly soluble in water. It has been in commercial use since… Continue

Added by Christopher Green on March 25, 2017 at 9:17am — No Comments

The QD Syringe Reconstructs The Standard Syringe

Basic Syringe Definition:



"A syringe is a simple piston pump consisting of a plunger that fits tightly in a tube. The plunger can be pulled and pushed along inside a cylindrical tube (the barrel), allowing the syringe to take in and expel a liquid or gas…

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Added by Christopher Green on November 21, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Syringes are a Surprising Source of Wasted Medication

Syringes are a surprising source of wasted medication



Better syringe design can save thousands of dollars per year



(Chapel Hill, N.C., June 6) – When medicine is injected, a little bit of it stays behind in the syringe. It’s not much, but…

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Added by Christopher Green on November 14, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

QD Syringe | The Low Dead Space QD Syringe and QD Needle Hub System

QD Syringes are the next generation of basic disposable plastic syringes with detachable injection hubs with needles. The QD Syringe does not need a detachable draw needle to draw fluid inside of its barrel. The QD Syringe has an integrated poly-carbonate tip with Gly Flo…

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Added by Christopher Green on October 29, 2016 at 12:42pm — No Comments

Low Dead Space Syringe | Low Residual Volume Syringe | QD Syringe

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The QD Syringe has been touted as the next generation of safer and more effective syringes to enter the market - the Quick Draw Syringe™. The Quick Draw Syringe or the QD Syringe is a revolutionary product that will be the world’s first fully functional basic low dead space syringe…

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Added by Christopher Green on October 6, 2016 at 9:21am — No Comments

QD Syringe Sytems® | QD Syringe | Low Dead Space Syringes

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A New Syringe Designed for greater Dose Control ~ The patented design of the QD Syringe includes several innovative concepts that also help make it one of the most versatile low dead space syringe products available. The QD Syringe consists of a patented cone tip with…

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Added by Christopher Green on October 6, 2016 at 9:17am — No Comments

QD Syringe | Low Dead Space Syringe | Low Dead Space Needle Hubs

A New Syringe Designed for greater Dose Control ~ The patented design of the QD Syringe includes several innovative concepts that also help make it one of the most versatile low dead space syringe products available. The QD Syringe consists of a patented cone tip with GlyFlo Technology™…

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Added by Christopher Green on October 6, 2016 at 9:14am — No Comments

QD Syringe | QD Syringe Systems | Low Dead Space Syringe

A New Syringe Designed for greater Dose Control ~ The patented design of the QD Syringe includes several innovative concepts that also help make it one of the most versatile syringe products available. The QD Syringe consists of a patented cone tip with GlyFlo™ Technology designed as a ready to use draw down needle,…

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Added by Christopher Green on October 4, 2016 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Is There a Definite Pre-Filled Syringe Solution? Maybe not.

This image shows what a sharp needle looks like after it is used just once then after being used six times. The BEST practice is to only use the sharp sterile steel needle ONE TIME (as intended by it's manufacturers)...and that is when it is entering a PATIENT. That will ensure that the patient is…

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Added by Christopher Green on September 22, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Dangerous Pre-Filled Syringe ~ Is It Time To Pause And Reflect?

Pre-Filled Syringe Safety Concerns

ISMP can envision other problems not mentioned in response to the survey when using prefilled cartridges as vials. Nurses may want to dilute small volumes of IV push…

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Added by Christopher Green on September 21, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Pre-Filled Syringe ~ A Dangerous Alternative?

Nurses reported concerns associated with using the cartridges as vials. These nurses expressed concern about potential SAFETY ISSUES with this practice, including:

  • Risk of contamination after entry into a medication cartridge not intended for puncture as a…

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Added by Christopher Green on August 21, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

FDA ::: Warns of IV Compatibility Issues for Prefilled Glass Syringes

Compatibility issues have been reported between certain prefilled needleless glass syringes and pin-activated needleless intravenous (IV) access systems, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced yesterday.

Connection attempts may cause the pin to break, thus…

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Added by Christopher Green on August 21, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

Employer's Responsibility To Re-evaluate Engineering Controls, i.e., Safer Needle Devices, At Least Annually

January 20, 2004



Mr. Marty Salanger

Manager of Safety, Policy and Government Relations

BD Advanced Protection Technologies

1 Becton Drive

Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417



Dear Mr. Salanger:



Thank you for your October 29, 2003 letter to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) Directorate of Enforcement Programs (DEP). This letter constitutes OSHA's interpretation only of the requirements discussed and…

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Added by Christopher Green on June 21, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Dangers of Prefilled Syringes

ISMP recently conducted a survey of our nursing audience on Carpuject prefilled syringe cartridges for injectable medications. The survey revealed two troubling safety issues that may place patients at risk:

  • Many nurses were unaware of an important product safety issue…
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Added by Christopher Green on April 19, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

SHARPS INJURY PREVENTION LIST and INFORMATION

SHARPS INJURY PREVENTION LIST and INFORMATION

In all workplaces where employees are exposed to contaminated needles or other contaminated sharps, the employer shall comply with 29CFR 1910.1030, Tennessee Code Annotated 50-3-203(e)(1)-(e)(4) and Tennessee Rule 0800-1-10 as follows:

  • Evaluate available engineered sharps injury prevention devices for all sharps
  • Solicit input from employees directly…
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Added by Christopher Green on March 27, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Pre-Filled Syringe Warnings!

Sodium Chloride Injection USP 0.9% With Pre-filled Syringes



***Warnings***



Air Embolism



REMOVE ALL AIR FROM THE PRE-FILLED SYRINGE AND ASSOCIATED TUBING PRIOR TO INJECTION TO AVOID AIR EMBOLUS WITH THE ASSOCIATED RISK OF STROKE, ORGAN ISCHEMIA AND/OR…

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Added by Christopher Green on February 20, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Safest Vial Labeling System On The Market!

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Added by Christopher Green on January 20, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Sen. Franken Introduces Bill to Get Medical Devices to Market More Quickly and Safely

Sen. Franken Introduces Bill to Get Medical Devices to Market More Quickly and Safely

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Today, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) introduced the Patient Access to Medical Innovation Act to get innovative…

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Added by Christopher Green on January 30, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

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