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IRIC safety alert

Safety Action Notice - SAN(SC)20/06

Published on 08 April 2020

From: Health Facilities Scotland

SAN(SC)20/06 - National Infusion and Vascular Access Society (NIVAS) recommend to reserve use of 50ml luer lock syringes during COVID-19 pandemic.



NIVAS recommend that, due to high demand, the use of 50ml luer lock syringes should be reserved for critical care infusion pumps and use of 10ml, 20ml and 30ml syringe (luer-slip or luer-lock) is advocated, where possible, when giving bolus drugs manually.