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Why BD Vacutainer®
Plus Plastic Tubes?
There has been an increasing customer preference for safety-engineered product solutions and improved clinical performance. These preferences are being driven by marketplace trends. It is the goal of BD to provide customers with the highest quality products that are clinically proven and medically necessary.
• Clinical Expertise: The effi cacy, performance, and ease of use of BD Vacutainer® Plus Plastic Tubes are clinically proven and supported by more than 100 clinical studies involving a vast array of analytes and diagnostic instruments. Your BD Sales Consultant can provide further information and documentation from our library of clinical data.
• Experience: The BD legacy of innovative medical technology dates back more than a century. Most notable of our early blood collection innovations is the introduction and subsequent patent in 1949 of the world’s fi rst blood collection tube. The fi rst BD plastic blood collection tube was introduced in 1991.
This marked another technological achievement from BD that followed years of design, testing, and clinical trial evaluations.
BD produces in excess of 3.5 billion tubes annually, earning it the designation of the world’s largest manufacturer of evacuated blood collection tubes. As a major worldwide medical device manufacturer, BD prides itself in manufacturing operations that maintain the highest standards for quality and effi ciency. All BD Diagnostics – Preanalytical Systems manufacturing sites have achieved and maintain ISO 9001:2000 certifi cation. • Compatibility: To ensure that BD Vacutainer® Plus Plastic Tubes are compatible with major diagnostic systems, BD maintains ongoing discussions with the instrument manufacturers who are on the cutting edge of tomorrow’s diagnostic technologies.
• Safety: BD Vacutainer® Plus Plastic Blood Collection Tubes are proven to be a safer alternative to glass. Our plastic tubes are virtually break resistant*, thus helping to protect healthcare personnel from injury and exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The BD Vacutainer® Hemogard™ Closure is a safety-
engineered closure, featuring an integrated shield that prevents human contact with blood on the stopper or tube rim and effectively guards against blood splatter and splashing.
• Cost Effectiveness: BD Vacutainer® Plus Plastic Tubes can be disposed of safely and effi ciently by incineration, thereby reducing medical waste disposal costs.
The durability and safety of BD Vacutainer® Plus Plastic Tubes help to decrease turnaround time and improve laboratory effi ciency by providing a high quality specimen and by helping to minimize risk of bloodborne pathogen infection to the laboratorian. LEGEND
✓ Indicates part of the BD Best Practice Formulary
G Indicates a glass tube
P Paper Label
ST See Thru Label
BD Vacutainer®
Tube Closure
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