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Prep-Lock™ From IMI Guards Against Drug Diversion and Misuse [VIDEO]

Prep-Lock™ From IMI Guards Against Drug Diversion and Misuse

Increase pharmacy productivity and safety with economical, American-made devices designed to advance the safety and security of your drug products and ultimately your patients.

Company Background

For over 50 Years, IMI has worked closely with pharmacist and compounding professionals to create innovative, American-made, sterile devices that meet very specialized needs. Throughout this time, IMI has established long standing partnerships with some of the biggest names in healthcare. Through these partnerships and directly, IMI is delivering the kind of high-quality and high-value products that pharmacy operations demand. All IMI products are manufactured in the USA under the strictest quality standards at their FDA registered, ISO 13485 certified facility.

Product Overview

-Prep-Lock™ Tamper-Evident Caps for I.V. Syringes 

Compounded sterile preparations (CSPs) are at their greatest risk when they leave the custody of your pharmacy. The Prep-Lock Tamper Evident Cap greatly reduces the risk of your CSP being compromised either accidentally or intentionally. It ensures that product integrity is maintained from the time it leaves the sterile hood until it is administered by an authorized clinician. 

If your facility uses an outsourced compounder, chances are you are already familiar with IMI’s tamper-evident cap technology. You can easily incorporate the use of this cap for your in-house preparations which will provide standardization of all syringes throughout your hospital. 

Installing the tamper-evident cap in your compounding operation is highly efficient. Each sterile tray of 10 caps offers the pharmacist the ability to quickly install the cap with a simple twist of the syringe. This helps to reduce the risk of touch contamination and enhances aseptic technique. Administering a syringe is very easy for the authorized clinician. Simply pull off the outer sleeve of the tamper-evident cap, unscrew the remaining luer lock cap, and discard. 

A choice of three different colored caps and two outer sleeve styles allows the pharmacy the ability to color code either specific drug classes or processes.

-Prep-Lock™ Tamper-Evident Caps — With Male Luer Lock for CADD Cassettes

Drugs are prepared in a variety of devices with different connector types. When those devices feature a female luer lock connector, the Prep-Lock Tamper-Evident Cap with Male Luer Lock can provide the same safety and protection benefits found in IMI’s entire family of tamper-evident products.

-Prep-Lock™ Tamper-Evident Additive Port Cap

The Prep-Lock Tamper-Evident Additive Port Cap provides remarkable protection and protocol assurance to the medication port of I.V. Bags. They provide visual evidence that medication has been added, tamper-evident protection, and reduce the risk of contamination. The simple one-handed installation and considerable contribution to the integrity of IV compounds have made these caps a favorite of pharmacist everywhere. 

-Prep-Lock™ Tamper-Evident Caps — for ENFit® Syringes

The ENFit® connector standard (ISO 80369-3) for enteral feeding devices is a welcomed feature for mitigating potential misconnections. IMI is pleased to offer a tamper-evident cap for ENFit syringes that further enhances patient safety. These innovative caps help guard against drug diversion and misuse and increase confidence in your enteral medications by ensuring content's integrity from the time the syringe leaves the pharmacy until the time it is administered. The Prep-Lock Tamper Evident Cap for ENFit Syringes is compatible with both standard and low dose ENFit syringes.

Additional Product Lines

IMI offers a variety of sterile devices designed for the compounding pharmacist:

• Prep-Lock™: Tamper-Evident Caps for Oral Syringes

• Prep-Seal™: Sterile Luer Lock Caps and Plugs 

• Prep-Fill™: Sterile Luer Lock Connectors 

• Rx-Vent™: Sterile Venting Needles 

• Rx-Tract™: Sterile Aspirating Needles

Trade Shows/Meetings Attended

IMI regularly participates at a variety of industry trade shows and conferences including:

• American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) 

• European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) 

• National Pharmacy Purchasing Association (NPPA) 

• International Health Facility Diversion Association (IHFDA) 

• Hospital Pharmacy Conference (Health Connect Partners) 

Visit the event website or contact IMI for dates and booth numbers.

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