DualCap Disinfection & Protection System

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Feature & Benefits

Bringing Disinfection & Protection Together

  • The DualCap System not only provides built-in disinfection, but protection that comes from a secure connection
  • Both caps contain medical-grade sponges saturated with 70% isopropyl alcohol (IPA)
  • Both caps feature an easy-to-grasp, hold and twist tapered design that fits tightly and securely
  • Designed by infusion nurses, for nurses the Light Blue and Dark Blue DualCap® contain 70% isopropyl alcohol to disinfect and protect IV connectors between uses

Easy & Convenient

  • Durable IV Pole Strips™ are designed to withstand handling from the supply room to the bedside, supporting adherence and sterility efforts
  • Each cap is individually attached and sealed to help prevent accidental opening, disinfectant loss, or contamination

Provides Rapid and Ongoing Protection at both IV Catheter Access Points

  • In 30 seconds, the DualCap System™ disinfects the male luer connector and needle-free valve and provides a physical barrier to contamination for up to 7 days under normal conditions if not removed2

Integrates an Exclusive, Safety-Feature Design for Male Luer Connectors

  • The only cap for male luer connectors that blocks 70% IPA from entering the patient’s bloodstream with a sealing cone that prevents it from entering the fluid path3

Secures Tightly

  • Luer-tapered wall and full-threaded design ensure a secure fit on needle-free valves. Rod creates biasing force ensuring a tight seal against opening of the male luer connector.

Smooth and Easy to Handle

  • Smooth surfaces prevent caps from snagging and protect skin from irritation. Large grip surface enables easy handling and attachment to IV connectors.
  1. What is the predominant source of intravascular catheter infections? Clin Infect Dis. 2011;52(2):211-212.
  2. DualCap IV Pole Strips® Instructions for Use, 2016. Catheter Connections, Inc.
  3. Avomeen Analytical Services. Testing Report prepared for Catheter Connections, October 2013.



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