PINNIX Light Safety Blood Lancet

LightNix, Inc.

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.

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)

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

Distributors/implementing organizations

Not available

Market suggested retail price

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

Competitive landscape

Other commercially available blood lancets

SDG targeted

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)

This product is meant for either untrained or trained users.

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