The Smiths Medical Acuvance Safety IV Catheter, first to market with a Passive Safety system. Whatever your insertion technique, Acuvance sharps safety IV catheter with it’s Passive safety technology helps reduce the incidence of accidental needlesticks with little-to-no change in technique and no extra steps – simply insert, thread and remove the introducer…the needle is now blunt! Acuvance IV catheter has the comfortable feel and technique of a conventional catheter in a compact size and sleek profile that allows for easy one or two handed insertions. The smooth tapered hub allows for patient comfort upon insertion. Unique large volume chamber allows for fast, clear flashback and easy handling. Removable flash plug allows syringe attachment for special procedures.