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Laerdal Penguin Suction Device for Blocked Newborn Nasal Passages

Laerdal Penguin Suction Device for Blocked Newborn Nasal Passages
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  • Can be autoclaved or chemically disinfected
  • Able to withstand hundreds of uses
  • Designed to clear babies' airways
  • Made from one piece of silicone

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Brand:  Laerdal


Laerdal Penguin Suction Device for Blocked Newborn Nasal Passages

Babies cannot blow their own noses or clear their throats. Clogged nasal passages can interfere with your baby's ability to feed and their ability to breathe even in very young newborns. The Laerdal Penguin Suction Device for Blocked Newborn Nasal Passages is designed to clear babies airways.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Made from one piece of silicone
  • Easy to clean and durable
  • Able to withstand hundreds of uses
  • Improves newborn outcomes in developing countries
  • Does not contain latex

Made of Silicone

The Penguin Suction Device is reusable and is made from one piece of silicone. This makes it easy to clean and durable so it can withstand hundreds of uses. The Suction Device was developed to support basic newborn resuscitation courses and is aimed at improving newborn outcomes in developing countries.

Using the Penguin Suction Device

To suction:

  1. Squeeze the penguin body and keep it squeezed.
  2. Insert the nozzle into baby's nose or mouth.
  3. Release the squeeze slowly to suction.
  4. Extract the penguin from the baby.

To empty:

  1. Squeeze out the contents of the penguin body into the sink, water container, towel or similar.
  2. Repeat suction as necessary.

To clean:

  1. Open by bending the penguin's neck.
  2. Wash and scrub in soapy water.
  3. Flush water through the nozzle and head.
  4. Boil in water for minimum 10 minutes. The Penguin can also be disinfected by autoclaving or chemical disinfection.
  5. Let the unit dry completely before storing.

Technical Specifications

  • CE marked - in compliance with essential requirements of Council Directive 93/42/EEC as amended by Council Directive 2007/47/EC
  • Suction strength: depending on hand size and technique, peak suction achieved may be in the range of 50 - 150mmHg (70 - 200cm H2O)
  • Material: Silicone
  • Weight: 0.058kg
  • Fluid capacity: 75ml
  • Does not contain latex

Do you have a question about this product or would you like to purchase it? No problem at all. Simply call us on 020 7501 0593 between 09:00 and 17:00 Monday to Friday. 

You can also email us with your question by using the form below. A member of our helpful Customer Care Team will respond to your enquiry personally as soon as they can.

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The Laerdal Penguin Suction Device for Blocked Newborn Nasal Passages will be subject to a delivery time of 3 - 4 working days after the point of order. For more information, contact our Customer Care Team at 020 7501 0593.

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