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October 01, 2018

Evaluating the Risk of Stopper Push-in by Spikes During Chemotherapy

<p style="text-align: justify;">Most cancer drugs are hazardous. OSHA, NIOSH and USP regulations, enacted to protect healthcare workers from exposure, stipulate the need for safe delivery. Needle-free devices, such as spikes, can help to meet this need. However, traditional spikes used in infusion systems have posed a concern with small drug vials&nbsp;&mdash; stopper push-in by spike incidents can occur.</p>
Matthew Gehrmann

Matthew Gehrmann

Sr. Scientist, Scientific Communications, SA & TS