Bard Silastic 2-Way Standard Specialty Foley Catheter With 5cc Balloon Capacity

Bard Silastic 2-Way Standard Specialty Foley Catheter With 5cc Balloon Capacity

Brand/Manufacturer: BARD INC


Item 33616, 33614, 33620 is backorder and will be available to purchase once it is back in stock.

Bard Silastic Two-Way Standard Specialty Latex Foley Catheter With 5cc Balloon Capacity comes with smooth, non-stick silicone exterior coating which reduces calcification build-up. It helps maximize stiffness without compromising flexibility.

What does Silastic Two-Way Standard Catheter Include?

  • Firm, but flexible, latex-based construction
  • Large drainage lumen
  • Short round tip
  • Two opposing drainage eyes

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Item #DescPkg Price 
33618 18FR Each $0.32
33618 18FR 5/Pack $1.52
33618 18FR 10/Case $2.96
33622 22FR Each $0.32
33622 22FR 5/Pack $1.52
33622 22FR 10/Case $2.96
33624 24FR Each $0.32
33624 24FR 5/Pack $1.52
33624 24FR 10/Case $2.96

Bard Silastic Standard Specialty Foley Catheter Features

  • Delivers maximum comfort and patient protection from irritation
  • High quality ribbed balloon with exceptional strength, symmetrical inflation characteristics and proper positioning of the catheter tip within the bladder
  • Hollow urinary drainage tube is held in the bladder by a small, water-inflated balloon
  • Silicone-Elastomer coating

How to use Bard Silastic Foley Catheter?

  • Foley catheter acts as a drain to empty the bladder
  • It is a thin, hollow tube made of soft, flexible material
  • It is passed through the urethra into the bladder
  • The catheter is held in place by a small water-filled balloon which is inflated in the bladder to keep the catheter from falling out while one goes about his normal activities
  • Urine will automatically drain out of the bladder into the bag which is attached to the catheter

Catheter Inflation:

    Bard Two Way Uncoated Silicone Foley Catheter With 5cc Balloon Capacity

  • Ensure that the Bard Foley catheter balloon is positioned well within the patients bladder. Slowly, with a gentle, constant force, inflate the Bard Foley catheter balloon with the volume prescribed on the package
  • Note that the 5cc balloon must be inflated with between 9cc to 10cc of sterile water
  • Improperly inflated Bard Foley catheter balloons may cause drainage and deflation difficulties
  • Using fluid other than sterile water may cause the balloon not to empty properly, especially after long dwell times

Catheter Deflation:

  • Select a luer slip syringe
  • Slide the plunger of the syringe up and down the barrel of the syringe several times to loosen it up
  • Compress the plunger all the way and then pull back the plunger slightly so that it does not adhere to the front of the syringe barrel
  • Gently insert the syringe in the catheter valve
  • Do not use more force than is required to make the syringe stick in the valve
  • Allow the pressure within the balloon to force the plunger back and fill the syringe with water
  • If you notice slow or no deflation, re-seat the syringe gently. Once again, allow the balloon to deflate slowly on its own
  • If the balloon does not deflate, reposition the patient.
  • Ensure that the catheter is not in traction, the proximal end of the catheter is not compressed within the bladder neck
  • Ensure that urine flows freely
  • Attempt to deflate the balloon by using the pressure in the balloon to force water into the syringe as described above
  • If the balloon stills fails to deflate, apply very gentle slow aspiration. Aspiration that is too rapid, or too forceful, may cause the inflation lumen within the Foley catheter to collapse
  • If permitted by hospital protocol, the valve arm may be severed
  • If this fails, contact an adequately trained professional for assistance, as directed by hospital protocol

Bard Standard Catheter Specifications

Catheter TipShort Round
Catheter MaterialLatex



Catheter Coatingsilicone exterior coating

Catheter Style

Coated Catheters

Catheter French Size

18FR, 20FR, 22FR, 24FR

Ballon Size (CC)


Drainage Eyes

Two Opposing Eyes

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Is this latex free?
Karanda Ziegler Marshall - 3/11/2020 7:50:11 PM
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Bard Silastic 2-Way Standard Specialty Foley Catheter With 5cc Balloon Capacity does have latex as the material.
Customer Care - 3/13/2020 3:29:51 AM