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Peripheral IV Catheter (PIVC)

The first step to a safe and efficient infusion therapy

It is the peripheral IV catheter (PIVC) that makes therapies accessible in first place. This key function is why we are committed to set new benchmarks in patient access since 1962.

Introcan Safety 3 patient access – holding a hand
  • around

    35- 0%

    Average failure rate of peripheral IV catheters2 

  • more than


    Blood leakages that occur during catheter insertion3


1. Zingg W. Pittet D. Peripheral venous catheters: an under-evaluated problem. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2009; 34 (suppl 4):38-42.

2. Helm RE, Klausner JD, Klemperer JD, Flint LM, Huang E. Accepted but unacceptable: peripheral IV catheter failure. J Infus Nurs. 2015; 38(3): 189-203.

3. Jagger J. Perry J. Parker G. Phillips EK. Nursing 2011 survey results: Blood exposure risk during peripheral I.V. catheter insertion and removal. Nursing. 2011;41(12): 45-49.