PINNIX Light Safety Blood Lancet

LightNix, Inc.

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Product description Brand name and product description

PINNIX Light Safety Blood Lancet s a plant-derived polymer lancet needle. It is shaped like the needle of a mosquito which reduces pain and individually wrapped in sterilized packs for transportation. It is used to obtain 1-50microliters samples of capillary blood. Interview with representative

Information for this product was provided courtesy of the WHO’s 2016 Call for Innovative Health Technologies for Low-Resource Settings.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

PINNIX Light can be used in Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Federated States of Micronesia, USA. Interview with representative

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Not available

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

The retail price for this technology is under 0.25 USD while the list price is 0.42 USD. Interview with representative

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Other commercially available blood lancets

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3 promoting good health and well-being. Used for examination of diabetes, prevention of HIV, HCV, and HBV infection, and examination of infectious diseases such as viral hemorrhagic fever.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

This product is meant for either untrained or trained users.

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