The DualCap System™ is a uniquely designed disinfecting cap system for use on both the male luer connector at the end of the IV tubing and the needle-free valve. The Light Blue and Dark Blue DualCap® contain 70% isopropyl alcohol to disinfect and protect IV connectors between uses.
Results have been achieved in several centers, where the DualCap System™ helped hospitals report fewer infections and reduce costs, helping support infection control goals.4,5,6
Our nurses appreciated the elimination of the need for a scrub and dry time prior to entering a central line on the first access. The nurses also expressed that the cap seemed more reliable with less room for error than the prescribed scrub and dry time.
Camille WardAssistant Nurse Manager, PICU CLABSI Project Leader Primary Children’s Medical Center Salt Lake City, Utah
Designed by infusion nurses, the DualCap System™ safely disinfects both IV tubing end connectors and needle-free valves, providing healthcare facilities with a cost-effective, integrated solution for IV disinfection and protection, and helping in the fight against IV catheter-related blood stream infections.