Clear plastic cylindrical tube (a) epinephrine injection syringe with a red rubber sheath on needle (b) and paper instructions (c) inside tube with a red plastic cap (d); manufacturer’s sticker label on exterior; cap is loose so contents are accessible; syringe has clear plastic barrel with measure…
Clear plastic cylindrical tube (a) epinephrine injection syringe with a red rubber sheath on needle (b) and paper instructions (c) inside tube with a red plastic cap (d); manufacturer’s sticker label on exterior; cap is loose so contents are accessible; syringe has clear plastic barrel with measurements for ½ ml and 1 ml, red plastic plunger, red rubber sheath over needle and dark brown liquid visible in barrel.
Number Of Parts
a – tube – Size: Length 11.4 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
b – syringe – Size: Length 10.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
c – paper – Size (unfolded) Length 24.5 cm x Width 10.0 cm
Printed on instruction sheet inside tube: "EPINEPHRINE INJECTION, USP (1:1000) // No. 6801ZA NDC 0118-9982-01 // Epinephrine Injection, USP (1:1000) contained in sterile 1 ml syringe, // designed to deliver 2 doses, 0.3 ml each. For subcutaneous or intra- // muscular use. Each ml contains 1 mg epinephrine as hydrochloride, // 8.5 mg sodium chloride, not more than 5 mg chlorobutanol (chloral deriv- // ative) and 1.5 mg sodium bisulfite. // LOT S206 EXP JUN '90"; printed on exterior sticker: "Hollister-Stier, Miles Canada Inc. // 77 Belfield Rd., Etobicoke, Ontario M9W 1G6 // (416) 247-6191 - Cdn. Lic. 561"
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"Epinephrine Injection," Medline Plus: Trusted Health Information for You. June 25 2014. July 8 2014; CD #6.
Epinephrine injection is used as emergency treatment to allergic reactions; it works by relaxing the airway muscles and tightening blood vessels; it comes as pre-filled automatic injection device meant to be injected into the thigh; meant to be carried at all times; has a shelf life of two years. Also known as an EPI pen.