In veterinary practices, particularly in surgical facilities, several barbiturates used for the pain management of animals are supplied in glass ampoules. Vet technicians and veterinarians are required to open these glass ampoules in order to extract contents for injection to the animals in their care. If these ampoules are opened by hand or by using other ampoule openers in the market, vets are running the risk of getting injured from broken glass or losing some of the compounds contained inside.

We have supplied many veterinary facilities with our 1ml AO Ampoule Opener, perfect for Buprenex, which is supplied in this glass ampoule size.

How can you avoid sharps injuries?

Our line of ampoule openers makes it easy, quick, and completely safe to open glass ampoules any time. AO Ampoule Opener and AO+ Ampoule Opener have an impressive array of features (click here to see a full competitive comparison).

  • Completely eliminate injuries from broken glass
  • Reduce unnecessary exposure to ampoule contents and drugs
  • Avoid the risk of costly spillage
  • Enable easy tracking of ampoules and syringes
  • Radically limit needle stick injury when changing needles or when extracting drugs from an ampoule

The AO and AO+ give vets total peace of mind by offering complete protection from sharps injuries when working with glass ampoules.

If you would like to get a sense of how our openers function, click on any of the videos on the right to view the aspects of safety in our designs. Go to the video section at top of home page for longer versions of the videos for greater details.

If you’d like to get a sense of how our AO+ Ampoule Opener works please watch the video below.

Ready to choose the right ampoule opener?  Click here to learn about selecting the right opener for the ampoules used in your veterinary practice.

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