Detex™ X-Ray Detectable Swabs

Detex™ X-ray detectable gauze swabs have been used in the operating room for over 4 decades and offer unique features:

  • Detex™ has a unique, innovative and lightweight perforated blue inner wrap which allows for rapid presentation of product with minimal waste
  • Unique removable 3-part traceability labels on outer wrap maximises patient safety
  • Double wrapped in line with aseptic opening practice to minimise contamination
  • Automated production – provides consistency in quality and supply
  • Quality checks including visual inspection, metal detection and weight checks for correct bundles of tied 5
  • Swabs visible on all commonly used X-Ray media including plain X-Ray film and Image Intensifier Fluoroscopy

All sterile Detex™ X-ray detectable gauze swabs have full transferable traceability labels on all outer packs.

The comprehensive Detex™ swab range is manufactured to British Pharmacopia (BP) and EN 14079 standards ensuring a quality product in terms of strength, absorbency, thread construction and ability to be X-Ray detectable.

Detex Swabs