The Automatic Blood Dropper
Economical Tools That Limit Technologists Exposure To Etiological Agents in Blood Samples
SAF-EVAC™ this patented device prevents the splashing of blood from uncapping sampling tubes. For use with Point of Care diagnostic systems including the i-STAT™ and laboratory hematology slides.
SAF-EVAC allows laboratory personnel to dispense whole anti-coagulated blood from the tube one drop at a time. The blood smear may now be prepared without removal of the stopper.
SAF-EVAC helps laboratories meet OSHA regulations criteria dated December 6, 1991, 29 CFR part 1910.1030, Occupational Exposure to Blood borne Pathogens: Final Rule.
Excerpt from rule:
“All procedures involving blood or other potentially infectious materials shall be performed in such a manner as to minimize splashing, spraying, and generation of droplets of these substances.”