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Univec's bifurcated safety needle gains US nod:

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

Univec has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market its bifurcated safety needle, which has been designed to meet the US government's requirements for safe administration of the smallpox vaccine. The Farmingdale, New York company says that its patented needles are the only bifurcated needles available that use a sliding sheath mechanism that complies with the US needle stick legislation and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations to effectively reduce the risk of accidental needle sticks.






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