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Puritan Receives Patents for HydraFlock® and PurFlock Ultra® Swabs in China

Puritan Chinese Patents

November 18, 2015 | GUILFORD, ME (U.S.) – Puritan Medical Products, North America’s largest manufacturer of specimen collection devices has been awarded two new Chinese patents for their high-performance flocked swabs, the single-use medical device manufacturer announced today.

The patents for the HydraFlock® swab (ZL 201080049992.7) and PurFlock Ultra® swab (ZL 201080049991.2) are the eleventh and twelfth international patents Puritan has received.

Puritan also has device and method patents in the United States, Canada, Australia, Europe and Japan for their line of flocked swabs.

What sets Puritan’s HydraFlock® and PurFlock Ultra® swabs apart is their unique microstructure and proprietary flocking process, providing for superior absorption and more rapid elution of specimen.

Known in the global diagnostic market for consistent quality, repeatable results, and dependable availability, Puritan uses the finest material to achieve optimum sampling and has eliminated the use of excessive adhesive or fiber treatments that can interfere with collection, ensuring flawless specimen purity.

About Puritan
Puritan Medical Products Co., LLC, is an American company known worldwide as the trusted manufacturer of single-use products for the healthcare, diagnostic, forensic, critical environment, food safety, and drug manufacturing industries. Puritan manufactures all of its flocked swab products in their Guilford, ME, U.S. facility.

For More Information Contact
Timothy Templet
Executive VP of Global Sales

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