ICU Medical Lopez Valve Closed Enteral Tube Valve

Brand/Manufacturer: ICU MEDICAL
Item # Desc Pkg Price
M9000 Without Tethered Cap, Non-Sterile $0.11
$5.45
$3.79
M9000 Without Tethered Cap, Non-Sterile $5.40
$240.65
$179.99
M9000T With Tethered Cap, Sterile $0.10
$5.29
$3.49
M9000T With Tethered Cap, Sterile $5.10
$230.65
$169.99

ICU Medical Lopez Valve Closed Enteral Tube Valve is intended to save time by eliminating the use of nasogastric (NG) tube plugs and poor syringe connections. Lopez Valve protects the patient from accidental exposure to infectious bodily fluids. It offers clinically proven stopcock technology that maintains a closed system throughout enteral feeding, drug administration, and suctioning procedures.


What is a Lopez valve used for?

The Lopez Valve is designed to help you save time by eliminating the use of nasogastric (NG) tube plugs and poor syringe connections while keeping you safe from accidental exposure to infectious bodily fluids.


Features of Lopez Valve for Feeding Tube

  • Medication Port to deliver medication via syringe, lavage valve, and NG tube.
  • Tapered NG Tube Connection to securely attach Lopez Valve to enteral feeding tube.
  • Universal Adaptor to securely attach feeding or nutrition source.
  • Provides access to enteral systems without opening lines.
  • Facilitates continuous gastric lavage without risk of splashing.
  • Avoids unnecessary line manipulation, use of nasogastric (NG) tube plugs, and disconnections required to deliver medications.
  • Reduces exposure to potentially infectious blood or gastric secretions.
  • Closed valve technology is designed to keep healthcare workers safe from bloodborne pathogens.
  • Latex-free.

What is Lopez Valve Feeding Tube made of?

ICU Medical Lopez Valve Closed Enteral Tube Valve is constructed out of four (4) components:
  • A polycarbonate valve body
  • A low linear density polyethylene valve core
  • A polyethylene cap
  • A vinyl adapter tube
Lopez Valve Benefits

Feeding Tube Valve Performance Specifications

TestWrist Circumference
Luer Compatibility (Incoming Port "A")Enteral luer slips from feeding sets, and suction tubes, universal adapter provided
Luer Compatibility (outflow port “B”)Outgoing, tube to the patient
Luer Compatibility (syringe port “C”)60cc syringe male luer slips at the syringe port

What to buy with Lopez Valve


Instructions to use ICU Medical Lopez Valve

  • The device is intended to be a disposable, single use product.
  • The Lopez Valve should be handled in a similar nature as other single use enteral products.
  • Inspect the device prior to each use for signs of wear.

How often should ICU Medical Lopez Valve be changed?

  • The most common change protocol for the valve in an acute care setting is weekly.
  • In an alternate care setting, the valve may be used longer.
  • Inspect the device prior to each use for signs of wear.
  • If there is visible wear (black lettering worn off, leakage, cracks, etc.) the valve should be replaced.

How to clean ICU Lopez Valve Closed Enteral Tube Valve?

The valve can be cleaned using a mild a detergent and water when appropriate.

Lopez Valve Closed Enteral Tube Valve User Manuals


ICU Medical M9000 Valve Reviews

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Barbara     03/01/2019

Can this valve be used with  Kimberly Clark gastrotubing 

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Customer Care    05/10/2019

It has a Christmas tree adapter so that it should fit any size tubing.

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cindy waters     02/20/2017

My son has this valve but his has a red cap over the medicine port.  For your product is that what that clear plastic thing is over the medicine port and opening of the valve? Is that what you are calling a tethered cap?  This is what we need but don't understand that terminology, thank you.

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Customer Care    02/21/2017

Yes the clear plastic thing on Lopez Valve Closed Enteral Tube Valve is the tethered cap.

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Lorrie Kundrat     10/23/2016

I only want 5 of the Sterile M9000-T I do not see where I can order less than a case.

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Customer care    10/24/2016

It is available in Each pkg so you can now buy as per your requirement.

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Lorrie Kundrat     10/23/2016

I only want 5 too but I do not see the option to get only 5 of the Lopez Valve tethered cap sterile. where is it on the page I only see ordering 50.

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Customer care    10/24/2016

It is available in Each pkg so you can now buy as per your requirement.

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Homer     11/02/2015

Can I order m9000t lopez valve with tethered cap in package of one or two? I have in the past.


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Customer Service    11/03/2015

Thank you for reaching out to us. As per available info we have, its one tethered cap in a pack.

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Brenda     10/26/2015

How to clean it.

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Customer Service    10/26/2015

The valve may be cleaned using a mild a detergent and water when appropriate. Thank you for your inquiry.

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Dorothy     10/26/2015

is this reusable? How durable is it

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Customer Service    10/26/2015

DURATION OF USE: 

The device is intended to be a disposable, single use product. The Lopez Valve should be handled in a similar nature as other single use enteral products. The most common change protocol for the valve in an acute care setting is weekly. 

In an alternate care setting, the valve may be used longer. We recommend that each facility establish and validate their own replacement policies based on their specific applications. We further recommend that as part of the protocol, the user inspect the device prior to each use for signs of wear. If there is visible wear (black lettering worn off, leakage, cracks, etc.) the valve should be replaced.

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David Whorf     07/24/2014

I am a patient using a tethered Lopez valve. My need are such that I only need 5 of these and not a case of 50. Is there anyway to place an order of this size?

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Customer Care    07/29/2014

Thank you for reaching out to us. We are now offering "EACH" option for Tethered Cap. You can order 5 quantity of "EACH" option.

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What is HPFY’s return policy?

Customer satisfaction is our top priority. We stand behind our products. If the merchandise you received is defective or not what you expected it to be, and you wish to return the item, please submit a return request in the My Account section of our website, contact our Customer Service department at (866) 316-0162 / (203) 616-2850 or email us.

  1. Merchandise must be returned within 30 days of the receipt of your order. Returns are not accepted after 30 days.
  2. Items (including parts and accessories) must be returned in new, unused, and resalable condition in its original packaging.
  3. Before returning any product, the buyer must obtain a Return Authorization Number (RA#) from a customer service representative. With your RA# you will receive a prepaid return shipping label.
  4. Orders returned without obtaining an RA# will be entitled to receive only "In-Store Credit" that can be used towards future purchases.
  5. Return orders are subject to a 20% restocking fees.
  6. All custom orders and hygienic items are non-returnable. Refer to the “Non-Returnable Items” section for further details.
  7. Returns will be reviewed and inspected before issuing credit. Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for processing. The credit will be applied to your original method of payment.
  8. If the return is the result of a defective product or shipping error, we will refund the entire purchase amount and return shipping costs.

Which products are Non-Returnable?

Due to the hygienic nature of some items, they are non-returnable. The items listed below are non-returnable:

  1. All hygienic items.
  2. Opened personal care items.
  3. Anything opened, used, or tried on.
  4. All customized items.
  5. Besides these, items that have the “non-returnable” phrase on the website.

We reserve the right to make adjustments due to errors, changing market conditions, product discontinuation or typographical errors in advertisements. Images on the site may not always reflect the actual product. Footrests or leg-rests are not included with wheelchairs unless specified.

How do I receive a return authorization number?

You can submit a return request by logging into your account. You will receive the Return Authorization Number (RA#) details in the email within 2-3 business days.

  • Login to your account
  • Go to “order history”
  • Click on “return order”
  • Fill out the return form and Submit it

If you do not have an email address, we will make other accommodations for RA# Details. Write the RA# on your label affixed to your package prior to shipment.

How long does it take to receive a refund?

Please allow 3 to 4 weeks to process the returns. Once the item is received, and inspected, your refund will be processed and automatically applied to your credit card or original method of payment.

Is there any Restocking Fees?

  1. 20% restocking fees will be applied.
  2. Outbound shipping cost is non-refundable.
  3. For orders that qualified for free shipping, $8.99 will be deducted from the refund if the product is returned.

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