Integra LifeSciences Syringe, Articulating Barrel User Manual

Integra, Miltex, Dental articulating barrel syringe

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The Integra



Articulating Barrel Syringe is used in

conjunction with a needle and a 1.8cc pre-filled anesthetic cartridge

(not supplied by Integra Miltex). The articulating barrel syringe is

only available in Type CW (Cook-Waite). The syringe is reusable and

is provided clean and supplied non-sterile.


The Integra



Articulating Barrel Syringe is indicated to be

used in conjunction with anesthetic needles and anesthetic

cartridges for injection of anesthetic solutions in the oral cavity.


None known.


• To avoid needle sticks, re-cap needle after injection

has been given.

• To avoid leakage during an injection, ensure that needle is

straight as it penetrates cartridge diaphragm.


• Syringes must be sterilized prior to use. See sterilization


• Hubs cannot be removed. Do not attempt to remove hub

from syringe for sterilization or for any reason as damage to

the syringe will occur.

• Do not mix metals when sterilizing syringes. Sterilizing syringes

with other non chrome-plated brass instruments may cause

damage to syringes.

• Do not use cold sterilants, as they will react to the chrome

plating of the syringe.

• Keep needle capped while affixing or removing from syringe.


Loading Instructions

1. Hold syringe horizontally, retract

piston rod fully by pulling thumb

ring back through spring resistance

until it stops, while at the same time

applying downward pressure on wings.

2. Once rod is fully retracted,

barrel will drop to open position.

3. Insert 1.8cc

cartridge with rubber

diaphragm facing the

plunger rod into

syringe barrel.

4. Raise syringe barrel to closed position.

Instructions For Use

1. Hold cartridge firmly in place. Push piston rod forward

with a quick jab.

2. Affix needle to aspirating syringe.

(Following needle manufacturer’s instructions.)

3. Expel a few drops of solution to clear needle. Syringe is now ready

to use.

4. After positioning the needle, pull back on thumb ring to aspirate.

Unloading Instructions

1. Remove needle from syringe.

2. Retract piston rod fully by pulling thumb ring back through

spring resistance until it stops. This will release aspirating

harpoon from cartridge plunger.

3. With piston rod fully retracted, apply downward pressure on

wings. See Step 1 – Loading Instructions

4. Once rod is fully retracted, barrel will drop to open position.

See Step 2 – Loading Instructions

5. Remove cartridge.

Cleaning Instructions

• For best and long service life, syringes should be processed

according to Integra



Care and Cleaning guidelines.

• Remove all traces of blood, saliva, and anesthesia solution.

• Remove paraffin that has accumulated on the harpoon.

Sterilization Instructions

• Syringes are supplied non-sterile and must be sterilized

prior to each use.

• Syringes should not be sterilized with other instruments to

avoid syringe damage.

• Before each use, sterilize and inspect instrument. Sterilize

syringes according to an approved National/International

Standard. Integra



syringes have been tested with

no adverse effects under the following sterilization parameters

in a standard, gravity steam, sterilizer:

- Temperature: 250ºF (121ºC)

- Exposure Time: 30 minutes

- Dry Time: 20 minutes

• Do not use cold sterilants, as they will react to the chrome

plating of the syringe.


Symbols may be used on some package labeling for easy identification.

Integra and the Integra logo are trademarks of, and Miltex is a registered
trademark of, Integra LifeSciences Corporation or its subsidiaries.
©2011 Integra LifeSciences Corporation. All rights reserved.




Authorized Representative

in the European Community
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Caution: see warnings or precautions

Product complies with requirements of directive

93/42/EEC for medical devices

Federal (USA) law restricts this device to sale by

or on the order of a physician or practitioner

Consult instructions for use and website address

Integra LifeSciences Services (France) SAS Immeuble Sequoia 2

97 allée Alexandre Borodine

Parc Technologique de la Porte des Alpes

69800 Saint Priest–France

Telephone: 33 (0) 4 37 47 59 10

Fax: 33 (0) 4 37 47 59 29



Integra York PA, Inc.


589 Davies Drive, York, PA 17402 USA

866-854-8300 USA


717-840-2763 outside USA


717-840-9347 fax

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Dental Articulating Barrel Syringe

Directions for Use