Globe Medical Tech Injects Safety Into Prefillable Syringes Using Award Winning Needle Technology

February 3, 2012

The Globe Prefilled Safety Syringe utilizes proprietary safety vacuum force needle technology to provide the maximum safety, ease of administration, improved dosing accuracy, and facilitate patient compliance to meet the challenging needs of users to prevent needle stick injury and provide full compliance with OSHA and EU directives.

The Globe Prefilled Safety Syringes utilize proprietary safety vacuum force needle technology to provide the maximum safety, ease of administration, improved dosing accuracy, and facilitate patient compliance to meet the challenging needs of users to prevent needle stick injury and provide full compliance with OSHA and EU directives.

Prefilled syringes are increasingly utilized as a method of product differentiation for drugs requiring parenteral injection.  They reduce overfill, improve dosing accuracy and patient compliance, prevent accidents and provide ease of administration by eliminating the steps required and risks associated with filling a syringe from a vial.  A 2006 market study shows that the market for prefilled syringes is expected to grow by an average of 12.8% per year reaching 3 billion units by 2013.  Our Prefilled Safety Syringe is designed with market needs in mind and strategically maximizes the added value while minimizing overall system costs.

What distinguishes this product from competing prefillable safety syringes?

Globe’s Prefilled Safety Syringes are different.  By design our vacuum retraction technology is wholly unique to the syringe market and meets all OSHA and EU safety compliance standards.  Passive safety, combined with intuitive function, ensures that not only the needs of patients are met, but the needs of stakeholders at all levels are addressed. This includes:

  • Integrated Needle Stick Prevention with Patented Vacuum Needle retraction technology
  • Adaptable for glass and plastic syringe barrels.
  • Cost Competitive (compared to regular syringes)
  • Allows quick and complete combination of powder/liquid mixed for low volume of parenteral
  • Fully OSHA safety compliant
  • Reduce error and contamination risk
  • Compatible with most injectables
  • Increased dosage compliance
  • Enhanced efficiency
  • Extended shelf life
  • Ease of us

It is designed to be economically mass producible as there are no mechanisms (springs or metal components).  Also, all components in contact with pharmaceuticals are constructed of USP and EP compliant materials.  Together with cost competitive system design we are able to minimize total process costs by integrating production with fill-finish lines.

How does the syringe prevent needle stick injuries?

Integrated Needle Stick Prevention with patented vacuum needle auto-retraction technology at the end of injection (without any necessary activation procedure) provides full compliance with OSHA and EU Bloodborne Pathogen directives.   Passive needle auto-retraction is the key to safety as any prefilled syringe which has a form of needle cover (shield, cap, or lid) to cover the needle is not considered a complete safety syringe as the caregiver can be injured during placement of the cover over the exposed needle, contaminated with blood.  The Globe Prefilled Safety Syringe does not have a separate need of activation (twisting or capping to engage the safety).  Our activation is automatic after the injection.  The needle is retracted into the syringe body after the injection with a gentle push on the plunger.

The next phase

Having completed the engineering design phase, manufacturing of prototypes with sample injection molds, as well as an initial quantity of prototypes, will occur over the next few months to fulfill the specific requests of several large international pharmaceutical manufacturers.  These ready to fill sample units will allow pharmaceutical manufacturers to begin internal tests of the device.

Pharmaceutical manufacturers interested in obtaining access to samples may contact Globe Medical Tech directly by phone at (713)365-9595 or by email at sales@globemedtech.com

About Globe Medical Tech, Inc.

Globe Medical Tech, Inc. specializes in drug delivery and safety device design, development and manufacturing.  For the past 20 years, our award winning team has accumulated the most valuable integration experience for medical devices.  Globe provides the medical industry with innovative low-cost, high-quality medical products.  Globe has established itself as one of the most cost-effective operations in the medical device industry by effectively integrating patent development, research, and engineering design capabilities with a fully FDA compliant clean-room manufacturing presence in China.  Globe’s integrated turnkey solutions include: patent development, product design, regulatory approval, prototyping, injection molding, final product manufacturing, and marketing.

Contact information

Globe Medical Tech, Inc.
1766 W Sam Houston Pkwy N
Houston, TX 77043
Tel: (713)365-9595
Fax: (713)365-9935
Url: www.globemedtech.com
Email: sales@globemedtech.com