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Cover or protector for body entering conduit movable axially relative to one another

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604 - Surgery

604019000 - MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.)

604048000 - Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin

604930010 - Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body

604181000 - Means moved by person to inject or remove fluent material to or from body inserted conduit, holder, or reservoir

604187000 - Injector or aspirator syringe supported only by person during use (e.g., hand held hypodermic syringe, douche tube with forced injection, etc.)

604192000 - Having cover or protector for body entering conduit

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20130030377NEEDLE SHEATHING DEVICE WITH FLEXIBLE END-PIECE FOR SYRINGE - The invention relates to a safe support device for a syringe, said support comprising a support sheath for the body of a syringe, and safety means which comprise an inner sheath suitable for sliding relative to said support sheath between a waiting retracted position, in which said inner sheath is substantially retracted inside said support sheath, and an active protection position, in which said inner sheath projects from said support sheath. The inner sheath has a free end portion formed by a flexible end-piece. The invention also relates to an assembly comprising such a safe support device and a syringe having a body, a piston and a needle disposed at one end of said body.01-31-2013
20130030376FOLDING PANEL NEEDLE GUARD - A folding panel needle guard comprises front and rear panels coupled together at hinges, a collar attached to the front panels at hinges, a guard base element coupled to the rear panels at hinges, a hub and a spring to unfold and lock the front and rear panels in a co-linear needle shielded configuration. The folding panel needle guard is mountable to a needle or syringe assembly.01-31-2013
20110301547SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A MEDICAL SYRINGE - Systems and methods for administering drugs to a patient, including a syringe system. The syringe system includes a plastic needle coupled to an end of a syringe barrel, the needle including a proximal taper and a distal taper. A cannula assembly is removably coupled to the plastic needle, the cannula including mating surfaces for the proximal and distal tapers of the plastic needle. The syringe system can also include a cannula cover with a first and second end with different sizes to respectively attach to the cannula assembly and the barrel when the cannula assembly is removed. The cannula may have a distal tip cut at an angle to ensure maximum removal of drug from a given vial.12-08-2011
20110196311INJECTION DEVICES - An injection device has a main drive module which can be screwed into the back of a syringe housing to prepare the injector ready for use. The drive module has a firing button and a drive plunger released for forward movement by pressing the firing button. The syringe housing slideably receives a syringe holder whose forward movement is initially prevented by internally directed barbs on a cylindrical latching sleeve. The latching sleeve is acted upon by a release ring on the drive module such that as the drive module is screwed onto the syringe housing, the release ring splays the cylindrical shell to release the syringe carrier for forward movement. The barbs also act as a latch to capture the syringe carrier in its rearward position when the drive module is unscrewed from the syringe housing, which returns the barbs to their initial position before the syringe holder returns to its initial position.08-11-2011
20100076382SAFETY NEEDLE ACCESSORY - A safety needle accessory includes a hub (03-25-2010
20130035646Needle Safety Devices - A safety device for a medical injector supporting a needle projecting forwardly from the front of an injector body has a tubular sleeve which is slidable rearwardly with respect to a supported needle to expose at least the needle tip. The sleeve has a forward end for contacting an injection site and a removable cover for a needle is attached to the forward end of the sleeve. The sleeve may have an external end face lying in a radial plane with an orifice in the end face and through which a needle may project when the device is in use and the sleeve slides rearwardly. The removable cover may be attached to or otherwise be connected to the external end face, to effect a seal therewith. Alternatively, the cover may frictionally engage the forward end of the sleeve or the cover may have a bore into which an enlargement member may be pressed so as to expand the cover within the sleeve and effect a connection thereto.02-07-2013
20130035645INJECTION DEVICE WITH PROJECTIONS DISPOSED ON THE PASSAGE TO REDUCE THE EFFECTIVE BORE OF THE PASSAGE - An injection device includes a cap (02-07-2013
20130041324MEDICAMENT DELIVERY DEVICE - The present invention relates to a medicament delivery device comprising a drive means configured to act on a medicament container for expelling a medicament; a holding means configured to hold said drive means in a pre-tensioned state; an activation means configured to interact with said holding means for releasing said drive means from the pre-tensioned state; wherein the device further comprises feedback means configured to interact both with said holding means and with said drive means for generating an audible and/or tactile and/or visual signal indicating that the medicament has been completely expelled.02-14-2013
20100042053SAFETY SYRINGE - An improved safety hypodermic syringe includes a reciprocal tubular needle sheath disposed on the exterior of the syringe body, a latch mechanism engaging the syringe body and the sheath to latch the sheath in a needle-covering position after delivering contents from the syringe body, and a spring engaging the syringe body and the sheath and expandable to move the sheath to cover the needle point, where the spring is a non-uniform helical spring having multiple 360° turns each turn uniformly spaced from adjacent turns, each 360° turn comprising first and second alternating angled portions, the first of the alternating angled portions being at a first angle to a plane perpendicular to an axis through the center of the helical spring and the second angled portions being at a second lesser angle to the plane perpendicular to the axis.02-18-2010
20120184918Medicament Delivery Device - A medicament delivery device has a housing and a sleeve; a shield within and protruding from the housing; a container having a delivery member, a chamber containing a medicament, and a piston; a drive mechanism having a spring and a plunger rod in contact with the piston; and a container holder having a first locking device releasably connected to a corresponding locking device on the sleeve for holding the holder in an initial state against the drive mechanism and a second locking device surrounded by the sleeve and releasably connected to a corresponding locking device on the plunger rod for protecting the piston from force from the drive mechanism until the holder has moved a certain predetermined distance. The shield releases the first locking device when the shield is pressed against a medicament delivery site, whereby the drive mechanism forces the holder the certain predetermined distance.07-19-2012
20080306451HINGED CAP FOR NEEDLE DEVICE - A hinged cap device for use with a syringe includes a base defining an interior cavity for mounting onto a tip and a cap connected to the base by a living hinge. The cap is moveable from a ready position to an open position to expose a needle, and from the open position to a secured position to prevent relative rotation between the cap and the base. A first latching mechanism is on the cap for engaging the needle, the first latching mechanism locatable on a first side of the needle in the ready position and locatable on a second side of the needle in the secured position. The needle is disengageable from the first latching mechanism in the ready position, and the needle is not disengageable from the first latching mechanism in the secured position.12-11-2008
20090326477Medical Needle Safety Devices - A safety device for shielding the sharp tip of a medical needle has a needle mount which either directly supports a medical needle, or indirectly supports the needle for instance where the needle is provided as a part of a syringe. A sleeve is carried directly or indirectly on the needle mount and is slidably movable to a needle shielding position where the sleeve surrounds the needle sharp tip. A spring including forwardly projecting spring blades when sufficiently loaded acts on an internal conical surface of the sleeve to drive the sleeve to its shielding position and a locking mechanism then locks the sleeve in that position. A camming mechanism serves to load the spring blades in the course of the use of the safety device such that thereafter the interaction of the blades with the conical surface urges the sleeve to its shielding position, the camming mechanism being activated by movement of the sleeve to expose the needle for use.12-31-2009
20090093771Single-Handedly Actuatable Shield - A needle shield is provided for a medical device having a needle cannula. The needle shield includes a guard that is slidably movable along the needle cannula from a proximal position where the tip of the needle cannula is exposed to a distal position where the tip of the needle cannula is shielded. A hinged arm connects the guard to the proximal end of the needle cannula. The hinged arm can be collapsed upon itself, such that the guard is adjacent to the proximal end of the needle cannula. The hinged arm can be extended to cause the guard to move distally along the needle cannula and into a position for shielding the tip of the needle cannula. Structure is provided to prevent excessive additional rotation of the hinged elements of the hinged guard after the tip of the needle cannula is shielded.04-09-2009
20110015579Safety Reset Key and Needle Assembly - A needle assembly includes a mounting structure and a needle mounted on the mounting structure and extending outwardly from the mounting structure. The needle has a longitudinal axis, a sharp end and a central axial passageway. A safety shield is associated with the needle and includes a tubular housing having distal and proximal ends. The distal end of the housing has a funnel-shaped surface. A reset key is configured to engage the distal end of the housing. The reset key includes a support. A shaft extending from the support is adapted for inserting into the distal end the housing. The funnel-shaped surface guides the shaft into the housing to register the reset key with the safety shield.01-20-2011
20130060201PUNCTURING DEVICE WITH A NEEDLE SHIELD AND A METHOD FOR NEEDLE SHIELD REMOVAL - Puncturing device FIG. 03-07-2013
20100016805Safety device for an injection device - A safety device for an injection device including a protective sheath driven by a spring, the safety device being capable of taking an injection configuration in which the sheath allows an injection needle to be left uncovered, and a safe configuration in which the sheath enables the injection needle to be covered; retractable catches for retaining the spring, the retractable catches retaining the spring under stress in such a manner as to hold the safety device in the injection configuration; and deactivation mechanism for deactivating the retractable catches, enabling the safety device to take a storage configuration in which the retractable catches are not subjected to stress from the spring.01-21-2010
20100087784Safety Needle Assembly - A safety needle assembly comprises a cannula holding member, a cannula fixed to the cannula holding member, and a safety device mounted on the cannula holding member. The cannula holding member includes one or more outwardly directed fins extending longitudinally along at least a portion of the cannula holding member. The safety device includes a collar adapted to be mounted on the cannula holding member and a sheath. The sheath possesses an interior bounded by a back wall and a pair of oppositely positioned side walls, and also includes an opening positioned opposite the back wall. The sheath is also provided with at least one fin engaging member connected to the back wall and extending from the back wall in a direction toward the opening. The fin engaging member is spaced from the side walls of the sheath. The sheath is pivotally connected to the collar to pivot in a closing direction toward the cannula so that during pivoting of the sheath in the closing direction the cannula passes through the opening in the sheath and is positioned in the interior of the sheath to be covered by the sheath, with the distal end portion of the at least one fin engaging member automatically engaging at least one of the fins on the cannula holding member when the cannula is positioned within the interior of the sheath to lock the sheath relative to the cannula holding member to prevent the sheath from being pivoted away from the cannula.04-08-2010
20090048566SAFETY SHIELD FOR MEDICAL NEEDLES - A medical needle shield apparatus is provided that includes a needle hub having a needle cannula extending therefrom. At least one shield is extensible from a retracted position to an extended position to enclose a distal end of the needle. The shield includes a binding member disposed within the shield and defines binding surfaces that form an aperture configured for slidable receipt of the inner needle. The binding member includes at least one drag inducing member that engages the inner needle during slidable receipt to create a drag force. The drag force facilitates rotation of the binding member such that the binding surfaces engage the inner needle to prevent slidable movement. The shield and/or hub includes a retention element engageable between the shield and hub and a sheath retention element. The hub includes a magnifier for viewing fluid flashback.02-19-2009
20120101448Safe Disposable Injector with Changeable and Automatically Retractable Needle - A safe disposable injector with a changeable and automatically retractable needle includes a needle cylinder (04-26-2012
20110288491SAFETY NEEDLE ASSEMBLY - A safety needle assembly is provided herein which includes a hub; a needle fixed to the hub, the needle having a distal end, formed for insertion into a patient, and a proximal end; a first shield having a tubular body at least partially encircling a portion of the needle, wherein in an initial state, the first shield extends from the hub; a second shield having a tubular body at least partially encircling a portion of the needle; a biasing element disposed to urge the second shield distally towards the distal end of the needle; and, a releasable retaining arrangement for releasably retaining the second shield in a first state. Upon a predetermined extent of proximal movement of the first shield relative to the hub, the second shield is released thereby allowing the biasing element to urge the second shield to a second state in which the distal end of the needle is covered. Advantageously, with the arrangement of the subject invention, two shields are provided for at least partially covering a needle with one of the shields acting as a trigger.11-24-2011
20110288490ENVELOPING NEEDLE STICK PROTECTION DEVICE - A needle stick protection device includes a housing shaped and dimensioned for positioning about a syringe including a needle extending therefrom. The housing includes a first housing member telescopically coupled to a second housing member. The first housing member includes a first end shaped and dimensioned for receiving the syringe and a second end. The second housing member includes a first end and a substantially closed second end. The second end includes an aperture shaped and dimensioned to permit the passage of the needle therethrough. A locking assembly is associated with the first housing member and the second housing member for selectively controlling movement of the first housing member relative to the second housing member.11-24-2011
20120191048SHEATH REMOVAL APPARATUS - An apparatus removes a sheath from a pre-filled syringe. The syringe has a barrel and a needle, the sheath providing a sterile cover for the needle. The apparatus includes a housing enclosing the syringe barrel defining an injection end with an aperture sized to allow the sheath of an enclosed syringe to protrude there through, and a syringe barrel mount retaining the syringe in the housing. The mount slides axially within the housing between positions towards and away from the injection end of the housing. A biasing element biases the mount away from the injection end of the housing, and a latch for latching the mount in a latched position to prevent sliding of the mount away from the injection end of the housing. The latch is releasable from the latched position, by sliding of the mount towards the injection end. Also provided is an injection device including the apparatus.07-26-2012
20120022466Apparatus for Injecting a Pharmaceutical with Automatic Syringe Retraction Following Injection - A pharmaceutical delivery apparatus with an automatic syringe retraction following a manually controlled injection. The apparatus includes a housing (01-26-2012
20090292257Safety Shield System for Prefilled Syringe - A medical device is provided which includes a shield system and a syringe which is coupled to the shield system. The shield system includes a syringe holder and a shield which is slidably coupled to the holder. A spring resiliently urges the shield from a retracted position to an extended position. Stop members are provided on the holder and shield for maintaining the shield in the retracted position. The syringe is slidably coupled to the holder, and extends within the shield. Axial movement of the syringe with respect to the holder causes disengagement of the stop members, allowing the spring to move the shield to the extended position. Detents are provided on the holder for maintaining the shield in the extended position.11-26-2009
20100036325Medical Needle Safety Device - A safety device for a medical needle having a sharp tip and a mount spaced from the tip includes a tubular support for the needle mount and a protective sleeve carried by the support for sliding movement between a retracted position and a protecting position. A slot is formed in the sleeve with portions of greater width at the forward and rearward ends of the slot. The tubular support has a guide element slidably received in the slot and a locking element deformable inwardly of the sleeve and receivable in the greater width portions of the slot. The locking element is profiled to permit forward sliding movement of the sleeve from its retracted position but when received in the rearward portion of the slot, then resists rearward sliding movement of the sleeve.02-11-2010
20090287160INJECTION NOZZLE CAP - The disclosed subject matter relates to an injection nozzle cap capable of being fittedly inserted in a space between an injection nozzle of a syringe having a cylindrical, female luer-lock fitting and the female luer-lock fitting. The injection nozzle cap can include a base portion and a cylindrical leg portion extending downwardly of the base portion. The cylindrical leg portion may include, on an outer wall thereof, a substantially annular, bulged portion and/or a ring. There can also be provided nozzle caps for pre-filled syringes, which can be securely and automatically capped at high speed on syringes having female luer-lock fittings without occurrence of their falling-off, for example, during filling of a drug solution.11-19-2009
20100036326Disposable injector comprising at least one draw hook and a sliding wedge-type gear for unlocking a locking element - A disposable injector with a housing (02-11-2010
20100114036PROTECTIVE DEVICE FOR A NEEDLE ASSEMBLY - The invention provides a protective device (05-06-2010
20100268170AUTOINJECTOR - The invention relates to an autoinjector (10-21-2010
20090149817Pre-Filled Hypodermic Syringe Fitted With a Stoppering Device - A pre-filled hypodermic syringe includes a tubular body having two open ends and containing a fluid to be administered to a patient; a plunger which, having at one of its ends a piston mounted to slide in the tubular body, passes through the opening of the first end of the tubular body; a tip for connection in the form of a cone of the Luer or Luer-Lock type, for example for connecting to a needle or to a drip, intended to pass the fluid that is to be administered and comprising a tubular part communicating with the opening of the second end; the tip comprising an obturator connected by a frangible region to the free end of its tubular part, the syringe being made of a synthetic material and obtained by molding, the obturator being molded as one piece with the tip and the tubular body.06-11-2009
20110230844Glass Syringe with Retractable Needle - A syringe, particularly preferred for use as a prefilled syringe, that has a retractable needle and is characterized by a liquid containment chamber of variable volume, the liquid containment chamber being further defined by surfaces made of glass or an elastomeric material, and not of plastic, and the syringe having no glass part directly contacting another glass part.09-22-2011
20120143145SAFETY PEN NEEDLE ASSEMBLY HAVING SHIELD FOR NON-PATIENT END - A safety pen needle assembly is provided herein which includes a hub; a needle fixed to the hub having a distal end, formed for insertion into a patient, and a proximal end; a shield; a biasing means disposed to urge the shield from a first position to a second position; and, at least one adjustable tab or locking finger on the hub, the tab or finger being adjustable from a first state to a second state. With the tab or finger being in a first state, the tab or finger interferingly engages the shield so as to restrict movement thereof. The tab or finger in the first state retains the shield in its first position with the proximal end of the needle being exposed. With the tab or finger being in the second state, the tab or finger does not interferingly engage with the shield. As such, the shield is permitted to be urged proximally to the second position by the biasing means. In the second position, the shield covers the proximal end of the needle. Advantageously, with the subject invention, a mechanism is provided for shielding a proximal, or non-patient, end of a pen needle, particularly after use.06-07-2012
20100081999SYRINGE, IN PARTICULAR FOR VETERINARY-MEDICINE APPLICATIONS - A syringe for veterinary-medicine applications has a main body with a syringe cylinder whose discharge-side end is connected to a cannula and in which a piston connected to a piston rod is situated so it is displaceable. The syringe includes a protective module including protective cap and a securing element. The protective cap is mounted so it is displaceable on the main body, which receives the cannula in its first terminal position so that the front end thereof does not protrude from the protective cap. The securing element can be moved from a first securing position into a second securing position and then into a third securing position. The securing element releases a locking of the piston rod relative to displacements, so that the piston can be moved in the syringe cylinder in the direction toward the discharge-side end using the piston rod.04-01-2010
20080208140Device For Protecting An Injection Apparatus08-28-2008
20090043262Medical Needle Systems With Reset Devices for Medical Needle Shield Apparatus - A medical needle shield system is provided that includes a medical needle shield apparatus and a reset device. The reset device resets a safety housing on the medical needle. The reset device has alignment features which guide the safety housing towards reset features. The reset features pass through access features in the safety housing to reset the reset geometry so that the safety housing no longer sheathes a tip of the medical needle.02-12-2009
20080228147Injector for use with pre-filled syringes and method of assembly - An injection device for use with a pre-filled syringe. The device features a track and track follower engagement which facilitates locking a protective needle guard over the tip of the needle at the conclusion of the injection. The device further includes a tamper evidence overcap which, once removed from the device cannot be readily reinstalled. The injection device features a tubular handle which is grasped by the hand and moved towards the injection site to administer the injection. The device is suitable for self-administration of injections. Use of the device is not technique dependent. Its design, including tubular handle which is grasped in one hand, is easy to use even by the elderly and persons with limited dexterity.09-18-2008
20080269691Needle Shroud Assembly - A needle shroud assembly (10-30-2008
20130218094AUTO-INJECTOR WITH ACTIVE AGENT CONTAINER LATCHING - In an elongated casing, an active agent container connected to an injection needle can be shifted axially by a spring force. Auto-injectors which are sold or distributed filled and with the springs tensed have to be provided with a needle protecting cap to ensure the sterility of the injection needle. When such a needle protecting cap is removed as preparation for using the auto-injector, a tensile force can be exerted on the active agent container. Therefore, the active agent container comprising the injection needle must be prevented from being undesirably pulled forwards. At least one latching tongue prevents the active agent container from being prematurely shifted with respect to the casing, by abutting a flange arranged on a sliding sleeve which accommodates the active agent container. When the auto-injector is placed onto a person's skin, a needle protecting tube is shifted into the casing, forcing the latching tongue away from the flange and, thus, freeing the travel path for needle movement.08-22-2013
20080249477PEN INJECTOR HAVING A NEEDLE SHIELD - A pen injector includes a vial cartridge and a generally tubular body that surrounds the vial cartridge. A needle shield assembly is removably mounted to a mounting end of the body and includes a hollow needle that has a tip for injecting into a patient. A needle hub at least partially surrounds the hollow needle and a slideable sleeve is slideably mounted on the needle hub. The needle hub has an outer surface which deflects the slideable sleeve as the slideable sleeve slides toward a receiving end of the needle hub and into a retracted position. The slideable sleeve bears resiliently on the outer surface of the needle hub during sliding movement of the slideable sleeve relative to the needle hub toward the retracted position such that a restoring force is generated for urging the slideable sleeve to move toward an injection end of the needle hub and into an extended position in which the tip of the needle is located completely inside of the slideable sleeve.10-09-2008
20080269693MULTIFUNCTIONAL MEDICAL ACCESS DEVICE - A medical access device is provided including a syringe needle having a proximal end and a distal end configured for percutaneous use; and a deployable safety shield supportable relative to the syringe needle. The safety shield includes a body portion configured to selectively receive the syringe needle. The body portion has a distal end defining a nose member, wherein the body portion is movable between an uncovered position where the distal end of the syringe needle is exposed and a covered position wherein the syringe needle is shielded and the nose member extends beyond the distal end of the syringe needle to establish a blunt penetration tip for the medical access device. When the body portion is in the covered position the nose member defines a passage into the syringe needle.10-30-2008
20110208126LOCKABLE SHIELD ASSEMBLY FOR A SYRINGE - A lockable shield assembly for a syringe is described. The lockable shield assembly includes a moveable sleeve adapted to slide longitudinally along a body of the syringe from a retracted position where the needle of the syringe is exposed to an extended position wherein the moveable sleeve covers the needle. The assembly further includes a saddle member for attachment to the body of the syringe with the saddle member including a resilient tongue biased outwardly from the saddle member, wherein the resilient tongue engages with an abutment region located on the inner surface of the moveable sleeve to prevent retraction of the moveable sleeve when it has been moved to the extended position.08-25-2011
20080269692Apparatus for Injecting a Pharmaceutical - A pharmaceutical delivery apparatus including a housing (10-30-2008
20110270198NEEDLE PROTECTION ASSEMBLY - The application relates to a needle protection assembly (11-03-2011
20110112486NEEDLE PROTECTION ASSEMBLY WITH LOCKING ELEMENT - The application relates to a needle protection assembly (05-12-2011
20090177167Needle tip guard for percutaneous entry needles - A needle tip protective device for use with percutaneous entry needles. In one embodiment, the needle tip protective device includes a needle guard slidably mounted on a hypodermic needle, the latter having a needle tip located at the distal end thereof, and a change of profile formed medially there along. The needle guard is movable along the hypodermic needle and engageable with the change in profile formed thereon. The engagement with the change in profile is configured to correspond with the ability of the needle trap to entrap the needle tip once the needle trap has advanced the sufficient distance distally along the hypodermic needle. In further refinements, the needle trap may be biased toward the distal needle tip of the needle.07-09-2009
20090024093PROTECTION DEVICE FOR PROTECTING AN INJECTION NEEDLE - The present invention relates to a protection device (01-22-2009
20110224621AUTO INJECTOR WITH CHANGING ANCHOR LOCATIONS FOR A MECHANICAL DRIVER - The present invention relates to a disposable auto injector that can be safely operated for automatic injection of a dose of medication and having a housing for accommodation of a syringe with a needle, the syringe being movably positioned in the housing between a first position in which position the needle is accommodated inside the housing and a second position in which position the needle protrudes outside the housing, a mechanical driver anchored to the housing at a first anchor location for applying a force to the syringe thereby moving the syringe from the first position to the second position, and wherein the mechanical driver is also configured for applying a force to the syringe by anchoring the mechanical driver to a different second anchor location.09-15-2011
20080262436Injection Device - Injection device comprising a tubular elongated main body, a needle shield slidably arranged in said main body, a needle shield link slidably connected to said needle shield, a enclosure containing medicament arranged in said main body, a needle connected to said enclosure, a plunger operatively arranged to said enclosure for ejecting said medicament through said needle and arranged on its upper part with a number of outwardly extending stop members, spring means arranged to said plunger for operating said plunger, a dose activating means, a needle shield spring surrounding the needle shield link. The invention is characterised in that said injection device further comprises a first tubular member rotationally and slidably arranged inside said needle shield link, said tubular member comprises a number or ridges and protrusions on both its outer and inner surfaces, said ridges and protrusions on the outer surface of the tubular member co-operate with guide members arranged on the inner surface of said needle shield link, said ridges and protrusions on the inner surface of the tubular member co-operate with the outwardly extending stop members of the plunger that said injection device further comprises a second tubular member arranged inside said housing, arranged and designed with a number of ridges and protrusions on its inner and outer surfaces capable of setting and delivering a certain preset dose.10-23-2008
20080287882Syringe - A syringe (11-20-2008
20090254042NEEDLE PROTECTION DEVICE COMPRISING A DISTAL PROTECTION ELEMENT AND A PROXIMAL PROTECTION ELEMENT - A needle protection device detachably fixed to an injection appliance includes a needle, a needle holder from which a needle injection section of the needle projects distally and a needle connection section of the needle projects proximally, a distal needle protection element connected to the needle holder movable in the distal direction from a release position to a protection position and arranged behind the needle injection section in the release position and overlapping the needle injection section and distal end of the injection needle in the protection position, a proximal needle protection element connected to the needle holder movable from a release position and arranged behind the needle connection section into a protection position and overlapping the needle connection section and proximal end of the injection needle, and a blocking device which blocks movement of the proximal needle protection element from the protection position into the release position.10-08-2009
20100274199SAFETY NEEDLE - A safety needle for automatically covering a needle tip following removal of the needle from a patient includes a hub mounted to the needle. A slidable sleeve is slidably mounted to the hub and has an extended position in which a tip of the needle is located inside the slidable sleeve and a retracted position in which the tip of the needle projects from the slidable sleeve. An outer surface of the hub deflects the slidable sleeve in a radial direction as the slidable sleeve slides in an axial direction toward a receiving end of the hub. A spring member is mounted to the slidable sleeve proximate the mounting end. A displacement force urges the slidable sleeve toward the retracted position and generates a restoring force within the spring member. The restoring force urges the slidable sleeve to move toward the injection end of the needle hub and into the extended position upon removal of the displacement force.10-28-2010
20090259196NEEDLE PROTECTION DEVICE WITH A BLOCKED PROTECTION POSITION - A needle protection device for use with an injection device, the needle protection device including a moveable needle protection element which moves through a release course of movement into a locking engagement position as a result of an elastic force, the locking engagement position being achieved when the needle protection element moves from a starting position to a triggering position, when the needle protection element moves over a small portion of the release course, and being maintained when the needle protection element is no longer subjected to an external force in the triggering position.10-15-2009
20100262086Passive Safety System with Pre-Filled Cartridge - An apparatus involving a syringe body, a needle, a guard, a biasing element, and a pre-filled cartridge is described. In some versions, the guard is able to move distally as a result of the movement of the pre-filled cartridge. In some versions, the biasing element is a spring. The spring may aid in the distal movement of the guard. In some versions, as the guard extends in the distal direction, the guard covers a portion of the needle. As the guard extends to cover a portion of the needle, the guard may help prevent accidental sticking from the needle.10-14-2010
20100160869Medical Needle Assemblies - A safety arrangement for a medical needle 15 has a support 14 for carrying the mount end of the needle, and a sleeve 16 slidably mounted on the support 14 for movement from an initial position to a retracted position and then back to a protecting position where the sleeve 16 covers the tip 21 of the needle 15. A spring 32 urges the sleeve towards its protecting position and a blocking member 23 projects forwardly from the support 14 and is movable between non-blocking and blocking positions. In the non-blocking position the sleeve 16 is free to slide from its initial position to its retracted position. On movement of the sleeve to its protecting position, the blocking member 23 moves to lie between the support 14 and sleeve 16 to prevent subsequent movement of the sleeve away from its protecting position. A control member 27 for the blocking member 23 is slidable within the sleeve from a first position at the rearward end of the sleeve to a second position forwardly therefrom. The sleeve is translucent or transparent and the control member is of a strongly coloured material so that when the arrangement has been used, the control member is clearly visible within the sleeve to indicate the device has been used and the sleeve is locked against rearward movement.06-24-2010
20100152670SAFETY NEEDLE CAP FOR SYRINGE - A safety needle cap for enclosing a needle assembly of a syringe therein includes a tubular cap body having opposite open end and closed end. The cap body is internally provided near the open end with a plurality of radially inward protruded ribs, and is formed on one side with a slit extended from the open end in a length direction of the cap body, so that the needle assembly can be set in the cap body via the slit in a cross sectional direction of the needle assembly. Therefore, a user is protected against stabbing by a sharp tip of the needle assembly. A length of the slit near the open end of the cap body has two outward expanded lateral edges to provide a flared cross section thereat, enabling the needle assembly to be more easily set in the safety needle cap via the slit.06-17-2010
20100217204Plunger Rod Head for Activating Needle Safety Device - A passive needle safety device for protecting the needle of an injection syringe after medication has been delivered to a patient comprising a body that can hold a syringe, a telescoping guard fitting over the body, and a spring deployed between the guard and body such that the guard is urged in an extend configuration distally relative to the body, the improvement comprising, trigger fingers for holding the guard and body together in an un-extended configuration against the force of the spring, and a plunger rod with a plunger head which pushes against the trigger fingers, the head having an angled surface that provides a lateral component of force to the trigger fingers to displace them from the latched configuration to an unlatched configuration.08-26-2010
20100217205SYRINGE DEVICE COMPRISING A SYRINGE BODY AND A BEARING SLEEVE - The invention relates to a device comprising a syringe body (08-26-2010
20130218093Medical Injection Device - The present invention relates to injection devices for injecting a medicament from a cartridge (08-22-2013
20100137810SAFETY GUARDS FOR SYRINGE NEEDLE - A safety guard (06-03-2010
20100063454Latching Blocking Mechanisms and Safety Medical Needle Assemblies - A latching blocking mechanism includes a static component (03-11-2010
20100262084DEVICE FOR THE AUTOMATIC INJECTION OF A PRODUCT IN AN INJECTION SITE - According to the invention, first and second locking means (10-14-2010
20090318877NEEDLE SAFETY DEVICE - A device grips the sheath of a medical needle so that the needle can be retracted from it with one hand and to hold the sheath while the needle is in use. The device has at least two elements that are resiliency connected together, with openings formed within the elements into which the sheath can be pushed. The elements and openings act as a valve that allows the sheath to be pushed into the openings but prevents the sheath from being pulled out of the openings as a result of two holes to be out of alignment thus gripping the sheath. The device also holds the sheath against rotating so that a syringe can be twisted off the needle. The device allows the needle to be sheathed after use with reduced risk of needle stick injury.12-24-2009
20100262085Pre-Filled Plunger System and Method - An apparatus for delivering a fluid involving a syringe body, a needle, a guard, a biasing element, and a plunger is described. In some versions, the plunger may comprise a pre-filled cartridge. The pre-filled cartridge itself may therefore act as a plunger. In some versions, the needle may be in communication with the syringe body. The pre-filled cartridge may be operable to distally advance within the syringe body. During the advancement of the pre-filled cartridge, a fluid in the pre-filled cartridge may be released and the guard may be distally extended to cover at least a portion of the needle.10-14-2010
20100262083AUTOINJECTOR WITH DEACTIVATING MEANS MOVEABLE BY A SAFETY SHIELD - The invention relates to an injection device (10-14-2010
20110034880DEVICE FOR PROTECTING AN INJECTION APPARATUS, IN PARTICULAR AN INJECTION APPARATUS FOR MEDICAL USE, SUCH AS A SYRINGE - This device (02-10-2011
20110054411Patient-Contact Activated Needle Stick Safety Device - A device that is used in conjunction with a needle-based medication injection device (e.g. a prefilled syringe) that prevents needle stick injuries after the medication has been injected into a patient. The used needle is shielded by a cylindrical needle guard that surrounds and extends beyond the needle tip. In a preferred embodiment, before the needle is inserted into the patient, the needle guard projects forward to substantially hide visibility of the needle for safety and to reduce patient anxiety.03-03-2011
20110092915PALM ACTIVATED DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE - Disclosed is a device for the parenteral delivery of a medication, such as a drug. The device includes upper and lower housings in which the upper housing is configured to move relative to the lower housing as a result of application of an external force to permit the user of the device to control the rate at which the drug is administered.04-21-2011
20120191047INJECTOR - An injector including a syringe arranged along a longitudinal axis, a removable cover for removable engagement with the syringe and a cover removal assembly including an outer portion which is engagable by a user and is movable axially in a cover disengagement direction along an axial travel path with respect to the longitudinal axis and an inner portion which includes at least one engagement portion which is engagable with the removable cover, whereby axial movement of the inner portion in the cover disengagement direction removes the removable cover from the syringe, at least one of the outer portion and the inner portion being configured such as to provide an axially floating lost motion engagement between the outer portion and the inner portion.07-26-2012
20110098656AUTO-INJECTION DEVICE WITH NEEDLE PROTECTING CAP HAVING OUTER AND INNER SLEEVES - An injection device 04-28-2011
20110098657Reusable Auto-Injector - An injection device comprises a first sub-assembly. The first sub-assembly comprises a chamber for holding a fluid. The chamber comprises an inner surface and an exit aperture. The first sub-assembly comprises a stopper movably disposed within the chamber and having an outer surface substantially in contact with the inner surface about its perimeter. The first sub-assembly comprises an adapter adapted to transfer fluid into the chamber.04-28-2011
20110077600Needle Assembly - A needle assembly 03-31-2011
20120302965Pen Needle Removal Device For A Drug Delivery Device - A removal device (11-29-2012
20110213313SAFETY ASSEMBLY FOR A SYRINGE - A safety support device for a syringe comprises a support sheath (09-01-2011
20110178473Safety Pen Needle Assembly - A safety pen needle assembly is provided herein which includes a tubular carrier (07-21-2011
20100004602Piercing Member Protection Device - The present invention relates to a piercing member protection device (01-07-2010
20090221972NEEDLE PROTECTION DEVICE WITH A BLOCKED PROTECTIVE POSITION - A needle protection device including a needle holder for operable coupling to an injection device and from which an injection needle projects, a blocking device which projects from the needle holder and is radially distanced from the injection needle, a needle protection element which can be moved into a first position and, from the first position, to a protection position in which it surrounds the injection needle, and which can be blocked from leaving the protection position by the blocking device, and a safety member arranged between the injection needle and the needle protection element in such a way that it can be displaced in relation to the injection needle, wherein the needle protection element includes an engagement element and the safety member includes a counter-element, the engagement element and counter-element mutually engaging when the needle protection element is moved into the first position, the needle protection element thereby entraining the safety member during movement of the needle protection element into the protection position.09-03-2009
20110213314Injection Device - The present invention relates to an injection device comprising a medicament container (09-01-2011
20110178472AUTOMATIC NEEDLE FOR DRUG PUMP - A needle assembly adapted for fluid communication with a vial containing a substance to be delivered to a subject, the needle assembly including a needle held in a needle holder, the needle holder confined to move in a housing, and an activation mechanism for activating delivery of the substance through the needle, the activation mechanism including a safety latch that initially impedes movement of the needle holder, wherein when the safety latch is placed on the subject, the safety latch moves to a position that permits moving the needle holder to cause the needle to protrude outwards of the housing to pierce the subject to allow administration of the substance to the subject, characterized by a biasing device arranged to apply a biasing force on the needle to cause the needle to protrude outwards of the housing to pierce the subject, and needle release apparatus including a needle arrestor that initially blocks movement of the biasing device and which releases the biasing device when the safety latch moves to the position that permits moving the needle holder to cause the needle to protrude outwards of the housing.07-21-2011
20110257603SAFETY PEN NEEDLE ASSEMBLY HAVING SHIELDING FOR PATIENT AND NON-PATIENT ENDS - A safety pen needle assembly is provided herein which includes a hub and a needle fixed to the hub. Further, a first shield is provided, along with a second shield which has a biasing element disposed to urge the second shield proximally towards a proximal end of the needle. The assembly further includes a releasable retaining assembly for releasably retaining the second shield in an initial position against the force of the biasing element. A predetermined extent of movement of the first shield causes the retaining assembly to release the second shield, and, wherein, with the second shield being released, the second shield is urged proximally by the biasing element to a second position where the second shield covers the proximal end of the needle. Advantageously, with the subject invention, an assembly is provided which allows for passive activation of a shield on a non-patient end of a pen needle assembly by a patient-end shield.10-20-2011
20120065593Injection Device - An injection device 03-15-2012
20080255524Structure of the syringe cover including the barrel - A structure of the syringe cover including the barrel is a design that the aperture end of the hollow barrel of a safety syringe is coupled to a syringe cover. While the plunger is pulled back, the needle of the safety syringe disengages from the plunger, and the needle and the needle holder integral are received within the hollow barrel. With the syringe cover coupled to the aperture end of the hollow barrel, the medical personnel are prevented from being pricked with needles because of exposure of needles retained within the hollow barrels by mutual jostle between syringes in medical wastes.10-16-2008
20110022001PEN NEEDLE ASSEMBLY - A pen needle assembly is provided herein having a hub with a distal end and a proximal end; a needle fixed to the hub and having a distal end, for insertion into a patient, and a proximal end; an inner shield disposed proximally of the hub; a spring disposed between the inner shield and the hub and configured to bias the hub distally; an outer shield with a distal end, a proximal end, and a tubular body at least partially encircling a portion of the needle with at least portions located radially outward further from the needle than the inner shield such that the outer shield at least partially encases the hub, the needle, the inner shield, and the spring; and a releasable retaining assembly configured to releasably retain the hub in a first locked state against the biasing of the spring. The distal end of the needle is covered by the outer shield with the hub being in a first locked state. Upon release of the releasable retaining assembly, the hub moves under force of the spring to an unlocked second state. In the unlocked second state, the distal end of the needle extends distally from the distal end of the outer shield. Advantageously, with the arrangement of the subject invention, an injection may be conducted properly by a person apprehensive of seeing a needle during a medical injection and may also help a person insert the needle at the proper angle.01-27-2011
20100292655Passive Syringe with Internal Release - An apparatus having a syringe body, a plunger, a guard, a biasing member, a needle, and a release mechanism is described. In some versions, the release mechanism may include a flexible hinge mechanism. In some versions, the guard may have a retracted position and an extended position in communication with the flexible hinge mechanism. In some versions, the guard may have a first position and a second position in communication with a release mechanism.11-18-2010
20100292653AUTOINJECTOR WITH TRIGGER POSITIONABLE IN ACTIVE POSITION BY MOVEMENT OF A SAFETY SHIELD AND INDICATION OF THE ACTIVE POSITION - The invention relates to an automatic injection device (11-18-2010
20100292654PEN NEEDLE WITH QUICK RELEASE AND/OR REMOVAL SYSTEM - An injection device tip includes a body configured to be removably connected to an injection device and a needle having a portion projecting from a proximal end of the body. The body at least one of has flexible portions which can be deflected inwardly to cause release of an engagement between the body and a proximal end of the injection device, has two oppositely arranged flexible portions arranged outside an imaginary circle defined by an outside surface of two opposite portions arranged between the two oppositely arranged flexible portions, is generally oval in shape, is generally rectangular in shape, is generally square in shape, and is non-circular in shape. This Abstract is not intended to define the invention disclosed in the specification, nor intended to limit the scope of the invention in any way.11-18-2010
20110125100INJECTION DEVICE - The invention relates to an injection device (05-26-2011
20110082428Safety structure for covering syringe needle - A safety structure for covering a syringe needle includes a safety sleeve and a hub provided with a sideward projection. The safety sleeve is fitted around the hub and provided with an axial sliding slot, a locating slot laterally extended from the sliding slot, a locating hole located at a bottom of the locating slot behind a locating section, and two opposing protrusions located in the locating slot between the sliding slot and the locating section. When the projection is abutted on a bottom of the sliding slot, the needle is exposed from the safety sleeve; when the projection is reversibly located behind the two opposing protrusions, the needle is temporarily enclosed in the safety sleeve and protected against contamination; and when the projection is moved behind the locating section into the locating hole, the needle is permanently enclosed in the safety sleeve without the risk of stabbing a user.04-07-2011
20100324492INJECTION DEVICE PREVENTING THE RETURN OF THE PISTON WHEN THE SAFETY SYSTEM IS DEPLOYED - The present invention relates to an injection device (12-23-2010
20090171297CONTAINER AND CAP ASSEMBLY - A substance delivery system may include a substance delivery device, a cap, and a removal device. The system may be designed for ease of use. The substance delivery device may include an elongated member adapted to interface with a body. Substance delivery devices may be designed allowing for a predetermined separation distance between the body of the device and end of an elongated member used to drive substance from the device.07-02-2009
20120179110NEEDLE PROTECTION DEVICE COMPRISING A DISTAL PROTECTION ELEMENT AND A PROXIMAL PROTECTION ELEMENT - A needle protection device detachably fixed to an injection appliance includes a needle, a needle holder from which a needle injection section of the needle projects distally and a needle connection section of the needle projects proximally, a distal needle protection element connected to the needle holder movable in the distal direction from a release position to a protection position and arranged behind the needle injection section in the release position and overlapping the needle injection section and distal end of the injection needle in the protection position, a proximal needle protection element connected to the needle holder movable from a release position and arranged behind the needle connection section into a protection position and overlapping the needle connection section and proximal end of the injection needle, and a blocking device which blocks movement of the proximal needle protection element from the protection position into the release position.07-12-2012
20110282297TAMPER EVIDENT NEEDLE GUARD FOR SYRINGES - A medicine injection device comprises a cartridge having a cartridge barrel and a plunger having a plunger shaft slidable within the cartridge barrel. The cartridge may have, e.g., a pre-filled medicine. The medicine injection device farther comprises a body having a proximal end, a distal end, and a cavity in which the cartridge barrel is disposed. The proximal end of the body may optionally form a finger grip. The medicine injection device further comprises a plunger locking mechanism attached to the proximal end of the body. The plunger locking mechanism comprises a member with an aperture slidably engaged with the plunger shaft. The locking mechanism is configured for preventing the plunger from being removed from the cartridge barrel. For example, the plunger shaft may include a locking stop, e.g., a flange, that engages with the aperture in an interference arrangement.11-17-2011
20100016804NEEDLE TIP SPRING PROTECTOR - A needle tip spring protector for a needle having a proximal end, a distal end, and a shaft extending therebetween. The needle tip spring protector includes a spring that circumferentially surrounds a portion of the needle shaft and is restrained in a state wherein its inner diameter is large enough to allow the shaft to move freely within the spring. When the needle is moved to a position in which its distal end is at least partly within the spring, at least one of the ends of the spring releases from restraint such that the spring automatically returns to a state in which its inner diameter is sized so as to grippingly engage the shaft of the needle. Thus, after activation, the spring securely surrounds the distal end of the needle to protect healthcare workers and others from accidental contact with the needle's distal end. When used in conjunction with a catheter assembly, the needle tip spring protector may passively release from the catheter hub after the spring is automatically activated.01-21-2010
20130012887PROTECTION DEVICE WITH INCREASED FUNCTIONALITY, PARTICULARLY FOR SYRINGES AND THE LIKE - A protection device with improved functionality, particularly for syringes, comprising a supporting body which is provided with a through hole for the insertion of the covering cap of a needle of a syringe, the supporting body being provided with at least one flat face, being arranged on the opposite side with respect to a face for the insertion of the covering cap in the hole, for the resting contact of the supporting body on a resting surface, the face lying opposite the flat face being provided with a raised perimetric containment rim, the hole having a diameter that is substantially larger than the diameter of the central portion of the covering cap and substantially smaller than the diameter of the end portion of the covering cap, a collar being provided around the hole, the collar extending from the face for the insertion of the covering cap.01-10-2013
20090157012Syringe with extendable and retractable needle - A syringe for use with a carpule and needle is provided. The syringe comprises: (i) a holder for accepting the carpule, the holder comprising at least two linearly disposed first mating members; (ii) a plunger for engagement with the holder; and (iii) a shell for slidably housing the holder, the shell having a distal aperture and a proximal aperture, with a bore therebetween, the shell comprising at least one integral biased member proximate to the proximal aperture, the biased member having a second mating member proximate to a distal end, for mating with the first mating member, such that in a first position, the needle is housed within the shell and in a second position, the needle extends at least partially from the shell.06-18-2009
20110152783AUTOMATIC NEEDLE DEVICE - An automatic needle device including a housing element, at least one resilient element arranged to be located within the housing element, at least one needle bearing element adapted, when actuated, to be displaced by the at least one resilient element with respect to the housing element from a non-penetration position to a penetration position and a needle guard adapted for positioning with respect to the housing element and wherein displacement of the needle guard is operative to actuate displacement of the at least one needle bearing element from the non-penetration position to the penetration position.06-23-2011
20110306938SAFETY SYRINGE FOR AUTOINJECTOR - A safety syringe assembly (12-15-2011
20110306937MAGNETIC SAFETY NEEDLE ASSEMBLY - A safety needle assembly is provided herein which includes a hub; a needle fixed to the hub, the needle having a distal end formed for insertion into a patient; a shield moveable relative to the hub from a first position, where the shield covers the distal end of the needle, to a second position, where the distal end of the needle is exposed and not covered by the shield; a first magnetic element fixed to the hub; and, a second magnetic element fixed to the shield. The first and second magnetic elements are configured so as to define a repulsive force therebetween which urges the first and second magnetic elements apart. The repulsive force urges the shield towards the first position. Advantageously, with the subject invention, a safety needle assembly may be provided which includes a minimal number of parts, without sacrificing reliability.12-15-2011
20120041385Attachable Needle Changing Device For Medicament Delivery Device - An attachable needle storage device is provided with a main body and a rotatable sleeve and a plurality of new needles stored within the sleeve, a leaf spring to direct each needle into a circumferential position of the pen body when rotated, and a ramp to move the needle into an axial position of the pen body when retracted or pulled rearward by the user. The attachable needle storage device is configured to attach to a pen device in a manner substantially the same as a conventional needle hub. In doing so, the rotation of the sleeve can be used to rotate a new needle onto a shuttle, and the retraction of the device can be used to cause a ramp to engage the needle and needle hub, moving the needle toward the axial position of the pen body and the septum. Once under the septum, the user continues pulling the device rearward, such that the needle is then moved rearward, pierces the septum of the medicament cartridge and exposes the distal end of the needle for injection. After use, a needle shield is used to unlock a compressed spring, which is configured to pull the needle from the septum, and return the device to the transport state, after which the previous steps can be repeated.02-16-2012
20110313364AUTOINJECTORS - An autoinjector includes front and rear separable housing parts 12-22-2011
20120004619NEEDLE PROTECTIVE DEVICE - A needle protective device is provided for reducing inadvertent needle sticks. The needle protective device includes a tubular member that is attached to a base cap. A spring and a shield are positioned in the base cap to selectively cover an access hole of the chamber so that after use of the needle, a needle tip and blood-borne pathogens on the needle are encased within the base cap. The device is selectively pre-activated and is configured such that when activated, the needle tip is contained in the base cap and the device becomes un-usable.01-05-2012
20120310171Safety Device Mounting Arrangement - A mount for a safety device for use in association with a medical needle projecting from a generally cylindrical carrier having three or four circumferentially-spaced ribs upstanding from and extending substantially parallel to the axis of the carrier. The mount has a tubular support including a wall having a central aperture through which the carrier extends when in use with the wall lying in a substantially radial plane with respect to the carrier. The aperture is profiled to surround the carrier and has recesses for receiving the carrier ribs. Portions of the wall defining the aperture and recesses engage the ribs of the carrier, with an interference fit between the ribs of the carrier and adjacent wall parts.12-06-2012
20120310170Medical Needle Safety Device - A medical needle safety device has a mount for directly or indirectly supporting a medical needle, and a sleeve for shielding a mounted needle, the shield being movable from an initial shielding position to a non-shielding position. At least one finger is provided on the sleeve and a control member for the finger is displaceable from an initial set position, by movement of the sleeve. The finger is resiliently deformable outwardly on movement of the sleeve towards its non-shielding position, by interaction with the control member, to allow the sleeve to move to its non-shielding position. A package component surrounds the safety device and overlies at least a part of the finger to prevent outward deformation of the finger until the package component has been removed from the safety device, so preventing movement of the sleeve towards its non-shielding position and also movement of the control member from its set12-06-2012
20120022464Dual Chamber Passive Retraction Needle Syringe - Embodiments of a retractable syringe assembly are provided that include a dual syringe barrel configuration. In one or more embodiments, the assemblies include a fluid barrel for retaining fluid and a retraction barrel for housing the retraction feature and the needle hub assembly. The assemblies include a trigger element that moves with the plunger rod to activate the retraction feature within the retraction mechanism.01-26-2012
20120116319AUTOMATIC INJECTION DEVICE - The present invention relates to a device (05-10-2012
20110092914RETRACTABLE SYRINGE - A syringe including a barrel, a needle subassembly holder positioned in the barrel, and a needle subassembly positioned in the holder. The needle subassembly includes a needle hub releasably connected to the holder and a needle connected to the hub. Further, the syringe includes a piston slidably received by the barrel. The piston includes a piston body and a piston head having a releasable portion temporarily covering a hatchway. The piston also includes a valve positioned proximal of the hatchway and movable between blocking and passing positions. A user may push the piston distally beyond an injected position in which the piston head contacts the holder causing the holder to move distally and the hub to contact the barrel, causing the barrel to bow, thereby storing potential energy. When the potential energy reaches a threshold amount sufficient to overcome forces holding the hub in the holder, the barrel rebounds toward its un-bowed shape thereby propelling the needle hub and needle proximally past the releasable portion and the valve and into the piston body. The valve then automatically returns to the blocking position thereby ensuring that the needle subassembly does not move proximally out of the piston body.04-21-2011
20090299295NEEDLE COVER ASSEMBLY FOR A SYRINGE - A single-use cover assembly that obscures a substantial majority or an entirety of an injection needle from view before, during, and after an injection procedure. The cover assembly includes a housing and a needle sleeve that retracts and extends by sliding axially within the housing. The needle sleeve carries a locking collar that moves from a first position to a second position once the needle sleeve is fully retracted. In the first position the locking collar allows retraction of the needle sleeve from a fully extended position. In the second position, a portion of the locking collar covers a tip of the needle, thereby preventing retraction of the needle sleeve from the fully extended position.12-03-2009
20120123350Injection Device - The present invention relates to an injection device comprises a generally elongated tubular housing having opposite proximal and distal ends; a needle shield sleeve slidably and coaxially arranged inside the housing and protruding a distance outside the proximal end of the housing; a syringe carrier mechanism comprising a syringe carrier slidably and coaxially arranged to the needle shield sleeve, wherein said syringe carrier comprises a syringe having a medicament and a needle; a first activator member slidably and coaxially arranged to the housing and connected to said needle shield sleeve; an actuating member slidaby and coaxially arranged to the first activator member; a drive mechanism slidably and coaxially arranged to the actuating member and to the syringe carrier mechanism, said drive mechanism being controlled by the actuating member; a second activator member slidably and coaxially arranged to the distal end of the housing and fixedly connected to the actuating member; wherein the first and the second activator members are coaxially movable relative each other from a non-activation position wherein the activator members are abutting to each other to an activation position wherein the activator members are co-acting independent of the sequence in which said activator members are activated; and wherein only in the activation position is the actuating member capable of releasing the drive mechanism to move said syringe carrier mechanism for penetrating the needle and to deliver said medicament though the needle.05-17-2012
20090131876SHIELDABLE NEEDLE ASSEMBLY CONTAINING REDUCED STRESS LIVING HINGE AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE - A shieldable needle assembly is provided containing a shield with one or more reduced stress living hinges (05-21-2009
20120123349SYRINGE SHARP TIP GUARD - A guard for the sharp tip of a needle of an injection syringe. The guard may comprise two components which are separate from and readily attachable to the syringe. One component is stationary and the other movable relative to the syringe. The movable member moves by expanding longitudinally to cover the otherwise exposed needle tip when the plunger of the syringe is depressed beyond a predetermined degree. The stationary member releasably holds the movable member in the initial position, and releases the movable member to expand and thus deploy when the predetermined degree of depression is imposed by the user of the syringe.05-17-2012
20120220951COMBINED CONTAINER-SYRINGE - A container-cum-syringe including a safety device, a coil spring which biases the safety device forward, first holding means for causing the safety device to be in a fastened state at a retreated position against the biasing of the coil spring, fastening releasing means which is provided slidably along a radial direction of an axis for releasing the fastened state of the safety device by the first holding means through a sliding movement, and locking means for locking the fastened state of the safety device by the first holding means are provided. In this configuration, the safety device may be easily moved to a position for covering the injection needle. In addition, a malfunction of the safety device during an injecting operation may be reliably prevented.08-30-2012
20120316508INJECTION DEVICE COMPRISING A NEEDLE PROTECTING SLEEVE - A device and method for protecting against needle sticks, including a needle protection sleeve for being coupled to an administering device to cover a needle associated with the administering device, wherein the sleeve can be moved against the force of a spring from an extended position to a retracted position and by the force of the spring from the retracted position to the extended position, the spring being carried on the needle protection sleeve.12-13-2012
20100114035BACK NEEDLE - A needle assembly for an injection device comprising a needle cannula which is mounted in a hub connectable to an injection device, and which needle assembly comprises a back needle. Further the needle assembly is provided with means which, when activated, prevents a user from physically contacting the back needle.05-06-2010
20100010453Lockable shield for a syringe - The invention is a shield (01-14-2010
20120253289AUTOINJECTOR - An autoinjector including: a housing, in which can be mounted a syringe (10-04-2012
20100063455SAFETY NEEDLE ASSEMBLY AND METHODS - Embodiments of the present safety needle assembly include a slidable needle shield. Digital pressure applied to a leaf spring retention latch removes a compressive force from a biasing member and automatically moves the needle shield from a ready-to-use configuration to a protected configuration in which the needle shield covers the sharp needle tip. In the protected configuration the needle shield is prevented from sliding proximally along the needle a sufficient distance to expose the needle tip.03-11-2010
20080300549ANTI-NEEDLE STICK SAFETY DEVICE OR SYSTEM FOR USE WITH DRUGS REQUIRING RECONSTITUTION - The present disclosure describes a needle guard device or system that can be used with drugs requiring reconstitution. The needle guard is preferably a passive needle guard that can be used during reconstitution without activating the safety mechanism. Following administration of the medication, the needle guard shields a user from inadvertent needle sticks by extending a protective shield over the needle.12-04-2008
20120238962Safety Shield System for a Single Use Flexible-Type Compression Syringe, and Injection Device - A safety shield system (09-20-2012
20110046564PROTECTIVE NEEDLE SHIELD - A needle shield assembly for enclosing a needle cannula includes a needle cannula having a needle hub at a proximal end thereof and a sharp distal end. A needle shield adapter is mounted to the needle hub and a needle shield is connected to the adapter. The needle shield is moveable between a first position enclosing the needle cannula and a second position exposing the needle cannula for use.02-24-2011
20120323186AUTO INJECTOR WITH AUTOMATIC NEEDLE SHIELDING - The present invention relates to an auto injector, e.g. a disposable auto injector, that can be safely operated for automatic injection of a dose of medication by the recipient of the medication, having a housing for accommodation of a container with at least one compartment for accommodation of a medicament to be injected and a needle mounting site for user mounting of a needle covered by a needle cap before injection, and a needle shield that is accommodated in the housing in a retracted position before mounting of the needle and that is configured to be automatically moved forward to a protruded position by a needle shield driver upon mounting of the needle and removal of the needle cap.12-20-2012
20100234811SHIELDABLE NEEDLE ASSEMBLY WITH BIASED SAFETY SHIELD - A needle assembly for an injection device comprising a needle cannula which is mounted in a hub connectable to an injection device, and a biasing shield which is telescopically guided relative to the hub between a position in which the needle cannula is covered and a position in which at least the sharp end of the needle cannula is exposed, such that an injection can be performed without visual contact with the needle cannula. Further releasable locking means is provided such that the user can lock or unlock the shield to perform the telescopically movement. In order to release the shield, the injection device itself can be utilized as the key for unlocking.09-16-2010
20120330243Medical Needle Cover Arrangement - A medical needle cover arrangement for a single-use syringe having a medical needle with a sharp tip, the needle being mounted on the syringe to project forwardly from a needle hub. A sleeve forming a part of a safety device is mounted on the syringe. The sleeve is arranged for axial movement with respect to the needle from an initial shielding position to a non-shielding position, the sleeve being blocked against forward movement with respect to the syringe from its initial shielding position. A soft needle cover overlies the needle with the sharp tip of the needle sealed by the cover. The rear end of the soft needle cover and the forward end of the syringe hub are profiled with complementary engaging surfaces. The cover has a step part-way between its ends, the step being engaged by an internal abutment at the forward end of the sleeve, to resist movement of the cover forwardly away from the syringe hub and so maintain a seal between the cover and hub. The part of the cover between the hub and the step may be subjected to compression to enhance the sealing effect.12-27-2012
20110319833PROTECTIVE GUARD FOR NEEDLES OF INJECTION DEVICES - A self-deploying cover for protection against unintended pricks from injection devices. The cover comprises a base which engages the injection device, and a protective sleeve which covers the sharp point and moves relative to the base to expose and cover the sharp point. The sleeve is guided by a projection which rides within a generally V-shaped groove formed in the base. The groove comprises deflectable arms which deflect to pass the projection, but which oppose return of the projection after passing. The sleeve is spring urged to the extended position and is automatically withdrawn during injections. After an injection, the sleeve is locked into the extended position by the last deflectable arm.12-29-2011
20110319832PROTECTIVE GUARD FOR NEEDLES OF INJECTION DEVICES HAVING REMOVABLE NEEDLE ASSEMBLIES - Protection for the otherwise exposed sharp point of a needle of an injection device. A two part cover for the needle comprises a stationary base which engages the injection device, and a relatively movable cover. The cover is guided to slide longitudinally along the base by a groove-and-projection system. The projection is held in an initial position, and slides along the groove during injection. At the end of the injection, the projection is immobilized in the groove at a final position, and immobilizes the moveable cover in a deployed position covering the needle.12-29-2011
20090054849INJECTION DEVICE - An injection device 02-26-2009
20120150125Safety Pen Needle Device - The present invention relates to a safety pen needle device comprising a first needle shield (06-14-2012
20130018326MEDICAL FLUID INJECTION DEVICE AND SYSTEM - A medical fluid injection device and/or medical fluid vial are disclosed. The medical fluid vial includes an outer body with a mouth and an inner member having a resilient expandable container portion and an access portion normally sealing the container portion. The injection device has a housing or needle holder mounting an access member for accessing the vial contents and a needle for injection into a patient. The housing may include a needle shield movable relative to the needle holder.01-17-2013
20130018325FLANGE EXTENDER FOR USE WITH AN INJECTION DEVICE AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLYAANM Schiller; EricAACI WestfieldAAST NJAACO USAAGP Schiller; Eric Westfield NJ USAANM Laskar; Christina JoyAACI Cliffside ParkAAST NJAACO USAAGP Laskar; Christina Joy Cliffside Park NJ USAANM Aon; MitaliAACI Princeton JunctionAAST NJAACO USAAGP Aon; Mitali Princeton Junction NJ USAANM Caizza; RichardAACI VernonAAST NJAACO USAAGP Caizza; Richard Vernon NJ USAANM Bell; JonAACI WaldwickAAST NJAACO USAAGP Bell; Jon Waldwick NJ US - A flange extender for use with an injection device is described. The flange extender includes first and second flange extender pieces and a locking mechanism to lock the first and second flange extender pieces to one another. In one embodiment, the locking mechanism includes each piece having a locking finger extending from the piece and an aperture adapted to receive the locking finger. The first and second flange extender pieces extend in a direction transverse to a main axis of the injection device to thereby provide a surface area for manual manipulation of the injection device during an injection. The first and second flange extender pieces also attach to each other on opposite sides of the injection device.01-17-2013
20110160676Medical Needle Assembly - A needle assembly for an injection pen (06-30-2011
20110160675SAFETY PEN NEEDLE ASSEMBLY - In one aspect, a safety pen needle assembly is provided herein which includes a hub with a needle fixed to the hub, the needle having a distal end, formed for insertion into a patient, and a proximal end. The assembly further includes a shield and a biasing member disposed between the hub and the shield configured to urge the shield distally. A protrusion extends from at least one of the hub and the shield with a channel being formed in at least the other of the hub and the shield. The channel is formed to accommodate the protrusion. The shield is movable from a first position to a second position. In the first position, the shield is spaced from the distal end of the needle such that the distal end of the needle is exposed. In the second position, the shield covers the distal end of the needle. The channel guides the protrusion as the shield moves from the first position to the second position. With this arrangement, a shield may be directed to move in a desired path with stability. In addition, the distal end of the needle may be initially exposed to permit visual confirmation of priming, while allowing the shield to cover a majority of the needle to minimize any needle-related anxiety.06-30-2011
20080249478Indwelling needle assembly and protector - An indwelling needle assembly and protector. The indwelling needle assembly has an inner needle, an inner needle hub, an outer needle, an outer needle hub, and a protector for protecting the needle point of the inner needle arranged on the outer periphery of the inner needle so as to be slidable in the axial direction. The protector includes a protecting member in which the needle point of the inner needle is stored and a closing member arranged on the outer periphery of the protecting member so as to be capable of sliding, a displaceable side wall which is capable of being displaced inward so as to close a distal opening of the protecting member, the displaceable side wall being displaced inwardly by the closing member arranged on the outer periphery of the distal end portion of the protecting member.10-09-2008
20080243086BLOOD EXPOSURE PREVENTION IN VASCULAR ACCESS DEVICES - An apparatus for preventing blood exposure or contamination upon withdrawal of a hypodermic needle is provided. The apparatus may include a needle having a tip and a shield configured to at least partially entrap the needle tip upon withdrawal of the needle. The apparatus may further include a blood stabilizing material disposed such that upon withdrawal of the needle the blood stabilizing material is disposed in operative association with the needle tip such that blood carried by the needle is prevented from escaping the apparatus. In some exemplary implementations, the blood stabilizing material may be disposed on one or more surfaces of the shield. The shield of the hypodermic needle may include protective device and/or a housing for shielding the needle tip upon withdrawal. The housing may be adapted to at least partially cover the needle tip upon withdrawal of the needle. In some implementations, the housing may be adapted to allow the protective device to shield the needle before the needle is completely withdrawn.10-02-2008
20130172822AUTO-INJECTOR - The invention relates to an auto-injector (07-04-2013
20130102971Medicament Delivery Device with Braking Means - A medicament delivery device has an elongated housing; a medicament container carrier for a medicament container to which a medicament delivery member is attached, the carrier being slidable in the housing; a trigger unit; a cover unit coaxial and slidable in the housing; a release mechanism adapted to be actuated partly by the trigger unit and partly by movement of the cover unit; a preloaded drive unit releasably connected to the carrier and controlled by the release mechanism for advancing the carrier to a predetermined proximal position in relation to the housing at which the drive unit becomes disconnected from the carrier for advancing a slidable stopper in the container and thereby dispensing the medicament; and a braking mechanism acting between the preloaded drive unit and the release mechanism for controlling the speed of the preloaded drive unit when advancing the slidable stopper in the container.04-25-2013
20130211338SAFETY DEVICE FOR A PRE-FILLED SYRINGE AND INJECTION DEVICE - According to the invention, an injection device (D) comprises a pre-filled syringe and a safety device. The pre-filled syringe comprises a barrel with an inner cavity in fluid communication with a hypodermic needle attached to a distal end of the pre-filled syringe and a piston fluid-tightly sealing a proximal end of the inner cavity. The safety device comprises a support body for retaining the pre-filled syringe therein, an outer body operably connected to the piston, a needle shield and a releasable retaining means (R). The retaining means comprises a radial projection and a longitudinal recess adapted to receive the radial projection. The radial projection is connected to or integral part of one of the support body or the outer body and a longitudinal recess formed into the other of the support body or the outer body. The needle shield, the support body and the outer body are telescopable relative to each other. The piston is movable in a distal direction to expel a medicament contained in the inner cavity through the hypodermic needle by a manual actuation of the outer body. A telescoping movement of the outer body with respect to the support body is restricted by the retaining means (R) when the needle shield is moved with respect to the support body in a proximal direction from an initial position (I) towards a retracted position (II). The retaining means (R) is released when the needle shield reaches the retracted position (II) allowing for a telescoping movement of the outer body with respect to the support body to expel the medicament contained in the pre-filled syringe through the hypodermic needle.08-15-2013
20100286623Medical Needle Safety Device - A safety device for a medical needle (11-11-2010
20110276007SAFETY NEEDLE DEVICE - A safety needle device comprising a needle cannula, a hub including locking element, a compression spring and a needle guard including a tip portion opening along the injection axis for the needle cannula, wall portion and resilient locking portion, which is resilient radially and perpendicularly with respect to the injection axis, the resilient locking portion being operative to move rearwardly with respect to the locking element along a first surface of the locking element during injection, against the urging of the spring, and to move forwardly with respect to the locking element along a second surface of the locking element following injection, under the urging of the spring, into locking engagement with the locking element preventing further movement of the needle guard along the injection axis, the first and second surfaces being mutually spaced from each other along an axis extending radially and perpendicularly with respect to the injection axis.11-10-2011
20130131603AUTOMATIC NEEDLE GUARD - A device for selectively protecting a needle includes an adapter holding the needle and a guard engaging the adapter for relative movement therebetween. Further, the device includes a means for guiding movement between the adapter and the guard. Structurally, the guiding means includes a “V” shaped slot in the guard and a radially-extending boss on the adapter. The boss is received in the slot to limit relative movement between the guard and the adapter. Specifically, in a first position of the device, the boss is in a first leg of the slot and the needle partially extends beyond the guard. In a second position, the boss is held at the apex of the slot and the needle fully extends beyond the guard. In a third position, the boss is in the second leg of the slot and the needle is retracted into the guard to protect the needle.05-23-2013
20130150802CODED CAP FOR USE WITH A DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE - A cap-fit differentiation means for use with a medication or drug delivery device is described. The cap includes at least one first coding feature located on a surface of the cap, the at least one coding feature configured to interact with at least one second coding feature located on the drug delivery device. When the first and second coding features interact, feedback is provided to a user. The feedback may include tactile and/or audible feedback. The second coding feature may alternatively be located on the cartridge or cartridge holder.06-13-2013
20130150801Auto-Injector - The invention relates to an auto-injector (06-13-2013
20100298780Automatic Injection Device with Actively Triggered Syringe Withdrawal - The present invention relates to an injection device, comprising a housing (11-25-2010
20130123711CONTACT TRIGGER RELEASE NEEDLE GUARD - A needle guard device mountable to a pre-filled syringe in its ready-to-fill state. The device includes a lock collar and a device shield biased to move relative to the lock collar. The lock collar interfaces with the syringe neck to attach the device to the syringe. With the removal of a needle shield assembly comprising rigid and soft needle shields, the lock collar and device shield are free to move proximally along the syringe neck and interact with a syringe step down area to activate the device. As the device moves proximally, retention arms of the device shield interact with the syringe step down, causing the arms to deflect radially outwards to disengage from the lock collar triggering the device shield to move from a first position to a second position.05-16-2013
20130123710Auto-Injector with a Torsion Spring - The invention relates to an auto-injector for administering a dose of a liquid medicament (M), comprising: 05-16-2013
20130190694Arrangement for Coupling a Plunger to Either a Syringe or a Stopper - The invention refers to an arrangement for coupling a plunger (07-25-2013
20120022465AUTOINJECTOR - An autoinjector comprising an outer housing in which is mounted a syringe comprising 01-26-2012
20130204200SAFETY DEVICES - According to the invention, a safety device for a pre-filled syringe comprises a hollow support body for retaining the pre-filled syringe therein, a hollow needle shield and a spring means made from a resilient plastics material. The needle shield is telescoped with the support body and the spring means biases the needle shield in a distal direction.08-08-2013
20130204199AUTO-INJECTOR - The invention refers to an auto-injector for administering a medicament (M), comprising of a chassis, a syringe with a hollow needle and a stopper; a drive spring capable of, upon activation: advancing the needle (08-08-2013
20120095408INJECTION DEVICES - An injection device includes a multi-use drive assembly 04-19-2012
20130211339SAFETY DEVICE FOR A PRE-FILLED SYRINGE AND INJECTION DEVICE - A needle shield comprising at least two different plastic materials of different flexibility and a central aperture of variable diameter. The central aperture comprises a first diameter for retaining a needle cap therein. The diameter of the central aperture changes upon removal of the needle cap from the first diameter to a second diameter by virtue of a memory effect of the material of the needle shield. The needle shield is made by an injection moulding process.08-15-2013
20130211340Cap Assembly for a Drug Delivery Device - The present invention relates to a cap assembly for a drug delivery device, comprising: 08-15-2013

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