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B. Braun Expands its TITAN(TM) XL Line of Large-Volume Containers

April 7, 2014

The only large-volume, flexible containers on the market that are not made with natural rubber latex, DEHP or PVC

BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, announced today the launch of a new 1.5% Glycine Irrigation USP TITAN XL 3L container.

“This is the third launch within our growing line of safe, effective and eco-friendly fluid therapy products,” said Rick Williamson, Vice President of Pharmaceutical Marketing at B.Braun. “We recently announced the launch of TITAN( )XL 3L Sterile Water for Irrigation and have plans to further expand our TITAN( )XL portfolio over the next several months,” added Williamson.

B.Braun is committed to continuing to find alternative methods to manufacture safer products such as the TITAN XL irrigation bags that are not made with natural rubber latex, DEHP or PVC. Exposure to these toxic materials has been a growing concern for healthcare facilities around the world. Studies show that excessive exposure to DEHP can potentially lead to adverse health effects, especially to a patient’s liver, kidneys and lungs, as well as their heart rate and blood pressure.(1)

More than thirty years ago, B.Braun recognized the environmental and patient risks posed by products containing DEHP and PVC. As a result, B.Braun was the first medical device manufacturer to remove these harmful substances from many products and today is the only supplier that offers a full line of solution containers that are not made with DEHP or PVC. B.Braun continues to lead the way in the healthcare industry by impacting the way hospitals evaluate and purchase their products – a true testament to B.Braun’s ecological awareness and patient-centric philosophy.

About TITAN((TM) )XL
The TITAN XL containers offer irrigation and coming soon, parenteral nutrition solutions for compounding, in large-volume, flexible bags. TITAN XL is highly transparent for quick volume monitoring and the innovative, convenient port system allows for easier access. The TITAN XL container is not made with natural rubber latex, DEHP or PVC and is compatible with most drugs. TITAN XL is stored at room temperature. B.Braun plans to launch a series of TITAN XL containers for Irrigation and Clinical Nutrition throughout 2014. B.Braun’s TITAN XL offerings currently include 3L 0.9% Sodium Chloride for Irrigation and 3L Sterile Water for Irrigation.

Customers interested in more information click here or call 1-800-227-2862.

About B. Braun
B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. The Company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. Guided by its “Sharing Expertise(®)” philosophy, B.Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs.

The B.Braun Group of Companies in the U.S. includes B.Braun, B.Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap(®) and CAPS(®). B.Braun’s U.S. headquarters is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The B.Braun Group of Companies employs more than 46,000 employees in more than 50 countries throughout the world. To learn more about B.Braun visit www.BBraunUSA.com.

(1) http://www.wsna.org/Topics/Workplace-Environment-You/Environmental-Hazards/PVC-DEHP/

SOURCE B. Braun Medical Inc.


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