Terumo Blunt (Mixing) Needle 18g 40mm , drawing up or mixing needle with a wide bore for easy quick syringe loading. Please note: this pink needle is blunt, and does not have a point.
– drawing up needles are designed to draw fluid out of ampoules or bottles, once the liquid is in the syringe, the drawing up needle should be taken off, and replaced with a hypodermic needle.
If you need a point on your drawing up needle, to get through a rubber seal at the top of a multi-dose vial.
A syringe is a simple pump consisting of a plunger that fits tightly in a tube. The plunger can be pulled and pushed along inside a cylindrical tube (called a barrel), allowing the syringe to take in and expel a liquid or gas through an orifice at the open end of the tube. The open end of the syringe may be fitted with a hypodermic needle, a nozzle, or tubing to help direct the flow into and out of the barrel. Syringes are often used to administer injections, insert intravenous drugs into the bloodstream, apply compounds such as glue orlubricant, and measure liquids.
The word “syringe” is derived from the Greek σύριγξ (