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Disposable Needles

CIA Medical is a leading provider of medical and surgical supplies. See our list of disposable needles and prices below. Order online, call us at (312) 275-5850, or get a 2-hour custom quote by filling the form on this page.

What Is a Disposable Needle?

A disposable needle, as the name implies, is a type of needle that is designed to be used once and then disposed of immediately afterwards. These needles are very commonly used in healthcare institutions all over the world, as they help to eliminate the risk of contamination or the spreading of diseases that may occur when needles and syringes are reused.

In the past, due to the fact that they were time-consuming and costly to make, it was common for needles to be used again and again. Efforts were made to sterilize needles in between uses, but they still caused cases of cross-contamination and allowed diseases to spread more easily throughout a hospital or other environment.

The rise of disposable needles and disposable syringes was therefore a very important turning point in the medical world, and in the modern age, disposable needles are used very regularly by doctors and favored for their ease-of-use and safety levels.

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How Does a Disposable Needle Work?

Disposable needles work in a similar way to most other kinds of needles. They consist of a thin, hollow chamber with a sharp point to penetrate the skin. Usually, they are attached to syringes of some kind, such as a Luer lock syringe or safety syringe. The syringe has a central container to store fluids that are drawn out or need to be administered, via the needle. Once the needle has been used, it can be removed from the syringe and disposed of, or the entire disposable syringe may be disposed of.

Disposable Needle Sizes 

Like other types of needles, disposable needles are available in a wide range of different sizes to suit different patients and situations. In terms of length, they can be anywhere from 1/2 an inch long to several inches, and in diameter, they range from 18 G up to 30 G.

Disposable Needle Types

There are various kinds of disposable needles, and they can vary in terms of different factors, including their length, their diameter, and their shape. Some needles will have slightly different tips and bevels for different kinds of injection.

Disposable Needle Uses

There are many potential uses of disposable needles, and there are various advantages associated with using a disposable needle as opposed to a non-disposable one. These needles are well-suited for delivering quick injections into patients who are ill and then simply being disposed of to reduce the risk of contamination or spreading the infection.

Disposable Needle Suppliers

BD, Carefusion, and Exel International are just a few of the leading suppliers of disposable needles.

Buy Wholesale Disposable Needles Online at CIA Medical

CIA Medical aims to be your top choice for top quality medical items, including disposable needles. We offer a wide range of goods at fair, wholesale prices, with industry-leading customer service and speedy delivery to your location. Take a look at our full selection and place your order today with CIA Medical, a trusted name in the world of wholesale medical supplies.