EQUASHIELD® is an innovative closed system transfer device (CSTD) for the safe handling of hazardous drugs, especially for the compounding and administering of hazardous drugs according to the NIOSH definition of an airtight and leakproof closed system transfer device. Our closed system hazardous drug transfer device is a product and a solution that was developed as a result of comprehensive research and investigation of scientific studies, safety factors, and in-depth analysis of the leading transfer devices on the market. Consequently, EQUASHIELD® has developed a state of the art system that is completely closed and user friendly that complies with the strictest aseptic technique requirements and guidelines specifically for the welfare of healthcare workers and technicians dealing with issues of safetly handling hazardous drugs in their daily work environment.
The potential health risks associated with exposure to hazardous drugs in healthcare settings have been well documented for over three decades. The various routes of exposure and the dangers they present have been extensively studied, resulting in increased international safety regulatory standards and profound recommendations by professional bodies such as NIOSH, OSHA, ASHP and ONS. The issue of the safe handling of hazardous drugs as well as the updated NIOSH hazardous drug list and all of our state of the art developments that we have implemented into our device are what make us so special.