The BD Ultra Fine lancet looks very different than other lancets, probably because the metal doesn't extend the length of the lancet. The point is extremely fine and kids and adults love it. Children who've used the lancet all agree it's one of the best and least painful they've used.
Recapping is easy. The top cap is removed to expose the point and replaced after use. The point doesn't stick into anything, so very little pressure is needed to recap, making it very easy for children to use. Excellent safety design! However, you can't tell a used lancet from an unused one unless you turn the cap around and stick the point into the plastic cap. Highly recommended.
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BD Ultra Fine Evaluation
- Comfort: 10
- Ease of Use: 9
- Safety: 9
- Cost: 7 (about US$11.00 per 200)
- Overall: 35
BD Consumer Healthcare
1 Becton Drive
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
Review updated July 4, 2001
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