The SEG-SAFE™ is to be used in Blood Banks
for the purpose of safely accessing fluid from a segment, creating
a cell suspension, and dispensing calibrated drops. The device
is comprised of a protected stainless steel cannula for puncturing
the segment, a soft plastic body for holding the cell suspension,
and a spout for dispensing calibrated drops. The device is NOT
This device is intended as a safe and
efficient means to process segments in the Blood Bank for
blood grouping/typing or cross-matching. The device can be
spun in standard centrifuges for 12x75mm sized test tubes.
This is a single-use device and is NOT designed to be cleaned
and reused. The device is NOT designed to be used in automatic
cell washers. The SEG-SAFE™ is NOT sterilized.
The SEG-SAFE™ should be disposed of
in appropriate bio-hazard containers. Limitations: Hemolysis
may occur when using this product, The likelihood of hemolysis
increases if the blood in the segment is clotted or if the
segment is excessively squeezed during piercing.
WEAR GLOVES. FOLLOW CDC AND OSHA GENERAL
INFECTION PREVENTION GUIDELINES.