B. Braun Introcan Safety Polyurethane Straight IV Catheter

B. Braun Introcan Safety Polyurethane Straight IV Catheter

Brand/Manufacturer: B. BRAUN


  • Prescription required

B. Braun Introcan Safety Polyurethane Straight IV Catheter is a passive safety device that is automatically activated and cannot be bypassed. It helps ensure first stick success and patient comfort through quick visualization of both syringe and catheter flashback.

Introcan Safety Benefits

  • Fully automatic Passive
  • Safety protection
  • Designed for ease of insertion for deep and superficial veins
  • Two ways to confirm vein entry
  • Environmentally conscious design
  • Broad product portfolio including longer length catheters

Note: Prescription can be emailed or faxed to 1.203.616.2851. To email please: Click Here

Item #DescPkg Price 
4251717-02 14 Gauze, 2" Length Each $0.15
4251717-02 14 Gauze, 2" Length 50/Pack $4.65
4251695-02 16 Gauze, 2" Length Each $0.15
4251687-02 18 Gauze, 1.25" Length Each $0.15
4251687-02 18 Gauze, 1.25" Length 50/Pack $4.44
4251628-02 22 Gauze, 1" Length Each $0.15
4251628-02 22 Gauze, 1" Length 50/Pack $4.50
4251601-02 24 Gauze, 3/4" Length Each $0.15

Introcan Safety IV Catheter Features

  • B. Braun Introcan Safety Polyurethane Straight IV Catheter is an ergonomically designed catheter which minimizes needlestick injuries without any change in technique
  • Double flashback technology indicates correct catheter placement and success of venipuncture
  • Polyurethane material provide softer, comfortable, in-dwelling performance
  • Creates a V-shaped, tricuspid incision versus a lancet cut for easier catheter insertion, less tissue tearing, faster healing and reduced risk of infection
  • Self-activating Safety Shield covers needle tip automatically after use
  • Wide choice of insertion angles aids in accessing difficult veins
  • Minimum effort of catheter insertion
  • Radiopaque stripes for good visibility under X-rays
  • Facilitates one-handed catheter advancement
  • Permits attachment of a syringe for aspiration or other special procedures

What to buy with B. Braun Introcan Safety IV Catheter

Introcan Safety IV Catheter Insertion Instructions

  1. Preparation:
    • Select and prepare site according to facility protocol
    • Completely remove the paper from the packaging
    • Remove protective cover by holding at each end, then pull straight apart
    • Note: Do not rotate catheter prior to insertion
    • Confirm catheter hub is seated tightly against flashback chamber

  2. Perform insertion:
    • Hold skin taut, insert catheter at optimal insertion angle
    • Visualize first flashback in flashback chamber to confirm needle entry in the vessel.Upon first flashback visualization, LOWER and advance the needle and catheter together approx 3mm or 1/8 in. to ensure catheter tip is in the vessel.

  3. Thread catheter:
    • Holding needle still, advance the catheter off needle and visualize second flash within the catheter to confirm catheter is in the vessel
    • After confirmation, continue advancing catheter off the needle into the vessel
    • Release tourniquet

  4. Occlude vessel and stabilize catheter hub:
  5. Remove needle from catheter:
    • With hub stabilized, swiftly remove needle straight out from hub.The passive safety shield automatically covers the needle bevel.
    • Properly discard needle into sharps container
  6. Connect and secure catheter:
    • Immediately CONNECT and TIGHTEN the accessory device to the catheter hub
    • Stabilize and dress the site per facility protocol

Introcan Safety User Manual

  • Never reinsert needle into the catheter; catheter shearing may occur and may cause embolism
  • In the case of an unsuccessful IV start, remove the stylet first to activate safety mechanism, then remove catheter from patient

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