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Single-use Medical Devices

Sterimedix single-use medical devices

How do I know if a device is for single use?

It will have the symbol (see right) on the packaging or on the device itself.

What does single-use mean?

It means DO NOT REUSE. A single-use device should be used on a single patient during a single procedure, and then discarded safely. It should not be reprocessed and used again, even on the same patient.

Why shouldn’t a single-use device be reused?

Serious incidents have been reported relating to the reuse of single-use devices. Reuse is unsafe because of the risk of: