Qosina adds PenBlade safety scalpels to product line

Qosina recently announced that it’s adding single-use PenBlade safety scalpels to its product line, with the scalpels coming in surgical blade sizes #10, #11P and #15. The PenBlade’s rigid body is constructed of medical-grade ABS, and the blade is high-quality British stainless steel for improved sharpness and durability. The PenBlade is also ergonomicallydesigned and tapered for blade visibility. The pen-style activation

Qosina expands stopcocks line

Qosina recently announced that it has added 12 new stopcocks to its line of bulk and non-sterile components. The new stopcocks are designed to be REACH and RoHS compliant with low profiles and low pressure ratings. They also feature unique configurations like build-in styles. Qosina offers 100 options of the stopcocks and supplies one-way, two-way,

Qosina promotes Scott Herskovitz to CEO spot

Qosina (Ronkonkoma, N.Y.) has promoted Scott Herskovitz to president and CEO of the company – a global supplier of single-use components to the medical and pharmaceutical industries. Herskovitz was previously VP of sales and marketing at the company. Scott Herskovitz takes over Qosina from his dad Stuart Herskovitz, who remains board chairman. “I am very excited about

Qosina adds medical-grade O-rings to stock

Qosina (Ronkonkoma, N.Y.) has stocked its bulk, non-sterile O-rings that are used for static sealing applications between two components as a primary seal to prevent leakage. The O-rings are made from medical-grade EPDM and silicone which allows for heat resistance and suitable ozone and aging properties. They come packaged in 100 per bag and are available

Qosina introduces new 2018 catalog

Qosina is pleased to release its new 2018 product catalog, which features over 5,000 stock components. The four-color, glossy print catalog consists of more than 500 pages with full-scale illustrations on a one-centimeter grid and includes approximately 150 new parts, such as connectors, O-rings, forceps, valves, stopcocks, and catheter accessories. Also featured in the new

Qosina touts new bioprocessing components

Qosina recently announced that it has a line of bioprocessing components that are in stock and ready for shipment. The new bioprocessing accessories include Pharmafluor tubing, barbed connectors and flanges, sanitary flanges, press-in barbed plugs and compression fittings. The accessories also include tube and flange clamps in a variety of sizes and colors that can be

Qosina offering plastisol Y connectors

Qosina is touting the variety of Y connectors it stocks that are made from plastisol, a material used to make flexible components. Plastisol, also known as liquid polyvinyl chloride (PVC), offers great flexibility, according to Qosina. The material is Class VI approved and BPA- and latex-free. The Y connectors are made through dip molding rather than traditional injection

Qosina buys Alpha Industries

Qosina announced that it has acquired Alpha Industries (Clearwater, Fla.). The financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Alpha Industries’ adds its plastic forceps, clamps and bowls as an extension to Qosina’s current OEM components offerings. “With this acquisition, Qosina continues to expand its product line, which reinforces its position as a global leader

Qosina touts new connectors and caps

Qosina recently added eight new NRFit connectors and caps to its product line. The new connectors and caps, #40050-#40057, are ISO 80369-6 standard compliant. With the same design look as luers with a tapered seal connection, NRFit connectors are slightly smaller to prevent misconnection to male and female luers, as per ISO 594 standards. The

Qosina adds 2 tuohy borst adapters to its line

Qosina recently announced 2 new tuohy borst adapters. One adapter (No. 80460) features a female luer lock sideport connector. The other (No. 80461) has a 6-in. DEHP-free PVC sideport tube to a female luer lock connector. Both tuohy borst adapters are available to fit 0 to 9 French guide wires. They have proprietary tri-cut silicone valve

Qosina expands ENFit product line

Qosina has added a number of components to its extensive ENFit connectors product line, including male and female connectors and caps, low dose syringes, spikes, adapters and Y connectors. ENFit is a brand of enteral feeding connectors that meet the ISO 80369-3 standard, which was developed to improve patient safety and reduce the risk of small-bore

Qosina establishes trading company in China

Qosina has established a wholly owned Chinese entity called Qosina Trading Co. Located in Shanghai, the Qosina Trading Co. office provides customers the benefit of delivering goods manufactured in China directly to their operations in China, reducing or eliminating related logistics and customs expenses. Along with local partner for distribution, HNG Medical, Qosina can better serve

Qosina touts immediate delivery of syringes

Qosina recently touted its large selection of bulk, non-sterile syringes for prototyping and production requirements. With almost 200 different options to choose from, Qosina supplies syringe volumes as low as 0.25 ml and up to 140 ml directly from its inventory. As a distributor of BD, Monoject, Medallion and VacLok syringes, Qosina carries polypropylene, polycarbonate and

Qosina boasts complete line of dilators and introducer sheaths

Qosina is touting its large selection of dilators available with and without tear-away introducer sheaths in various lengths, sizes, materials and colors: Tear-away introducer sheaths with dilators have a zero clearance dilator-to-sheath transition and are equipped with a unique locking mechanism on the hub. The sheaths are constructed of Teflon for a smoother tear-away, or pre-scored

Qosina adds new Y connector hemostasis valves

Qosina has announced the addition of four new Y connector hemostasis valves (#80300-#80303) to its product line. Each hemostasis valve is equipped with a rotating male luer lock or male luer slip and a female luer lock sideport. The Y connector gives the valve an ergonomic design for comfortable handling. The housing is made from