Retrago is the first automatic retractable needle syringe designed to be effective, addressing all safety issues regarding unsafe injections, which put the life of millions of people at risk.
it has an automatic safety system, which activates without removing the needle from the patient
IMPOSSIBLE TO RE-USE
After injection, the plunger is permanently locked inside the barrel of the syringe
EASY TO USE
It does not require any training for healthcare workers and the system activates with one hand only
The extremely simple mechanism and the reduced number of components limit the production costs
The lock system element and the competitive price make Retrago cost-effective also for low-cost unit-dose medications
SAFE WASTE MANAGEMENT
No risk of needle stick injuries for waste management workers: the needle is safely locked into the plunger after use
The causes of the infections
Reused injection equipment
WHO estimates that 40% of the 16 billion injections are administered by reused injection equipment every year, causing millions of infections among patients.
Accidental needle-stick injuries (NSIs) in health-care workers
In Europe, more than 1 million needle stick injuries occur annually among health-care workers, mostly while recapping contaminated needles after injection.
Unsafe sharps waste management
Putting waste management workers and the community at large at risk of needle-stick injuries and subsequent blood borne infections.
- August 10, 2020
- September 26, 2019