Rexam Gains FDA Approval For Staked Prefilled Syringe Safety Device.
Published: August 25th, 2011
FDA has granted 510(k) approval for Rexam Healthcare’s Safe n’Sound device, a fully passive device that features a protective sheath which activates automatically once the medicine has been administered, providing protection against needle sticks.
(This) is the crowning achievement of significant investment and efforts in terms of design by the Rexam teams. The aim of the project was to design a safety device that meets the current regulations in North America and in Europe. These regulations are aimed at protecting workers in the health sector from needle injuries and contamination from blood borne pathogens, the company said in a statement.