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Cure Medical Introduces the Pediatric Hydrophilic Cure Catheter®
Made for kids and their concerned parents, the Pediatric Hydrophilic Cure Catheter offers instant hydration, smooth eyelets and is not made with scary chemicals like DEHP, BPA or natural rubber latex.
By: Cure Medical
The sterile, single use Pediatric Hydrophilic Cure Catheter® offers the following features:
· - FOR PEDIATRIC USE
· - Sizes: 8-14 French
· - 10-inch long, STRAIGHT catheter
· - High quality materials — not made with DEHP*, BPA or natural rubber latex
· - Smooth polished eyelets for increased comfort
· - Purified water packet for easy, mess-free/stain-
· - Textured advancer/gripper for clean, controlled use
· - The Cure Commitment – Cure Medical donates 10% of net income from every catheter to fund medical research in pursuit of a cure for paralysis and urinary retention.
NO SCARY CHEMICALS – Try the Pediatric Hydrophilic Cure Catheter
Children often have more severe allergic reactions than adults do, and this is due to their body size. A small amount of allergy-inducing substance often has a higher impact on a 40-lb. child than it will on a 200-lb. man. Finding the right catheter that works for your child can be frustrating, especially when you're trying to find one that's safe and easy-to-use.
The Pediatric Hydrophilic Cure Catheter is not made with DEHP, BPA or natural rubber latex – especially for those parents who are mindful about their children's chemical or allergen exposure.
DEHP is included on a published list of chemicals known to cause cancer and reproductive harm according to the state of California. Other manufacturers often use Di(2-ethylhexyl)
However, if you can avoid these chemicals all together, there's no reason not to. Cure Medical CEO John Anderson explains, "The use of DEHP in catheters creates a number health risks including patient exposure to hazardous chemicals which leaches from vinyl medical devices." That's why Cure Medical products are not made with DEHP.*
Likewise, latex may be in other brands of catheters. Natural rubber latex is a chemical which commonly causes irritation and can cause life-threatening allergic reactions. That's why Cure Medical catheters are not made with latex. By investing in advanced technology and selecting high quality materials for manufacturing, Cure Medical helps ensure that users experience maximum safety, comfort, and peace of mind.
PLUS, FREE EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS FOR YOUR CHILD – COMPLIMENTS OF CURE MEDICAL
In addition to the new Pediatric Hydrophilic Cure Catheter®, Cure Medical is offering a new education program that parents can utilize to teach their children 'How To Cath' with fun, instruction tools like:
· - Backpacks in orange, red, blue and pink with no logos — for discretion at school or away from home,
· - Flash cards for boys and girls that also include steps for cathing with or without stomas
· - Coloring books with crayons, a complimentary toy – and more!
"At Cure Medical, we stand behind our commitments like funding research for a cure by donating 10% of our net Income to research programs worldwide. We also commit to quality care for our customers by including very smooth eyes on every catheter, and we never use obnoxious chemicals like BPA, DEHP [two known carcinogens]
The Pediatric Hydrophilic Cure Catheter® is available now from Cure Medical and its authorized dealers. To request free samples, contact your local distributor of quality healthcare products or visit http://www.curemedical.com.
* See CA EPA Office of Env. Health Hazard Assessment List of Chemicals Known to the State to Cause Cancer or Reproductive Toxicity, Dec. 8, 2006.
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