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DEFENDO™ Sterile Single Use Valves

DEFENDO™ Sterile Single Use Valves help prevent potential patient safety risks and eliminate the need for manual cleaning and reprocessing. Packaged sterile, DEFENDO™ valves easily incorporate into your infection prevention policy as a single-patient use item.

Endoscope valves are vital, sophisticated devices that require regular meticulous cleaning procedures. There are over 30 steps to proper manual cleaning and reprocessing of biopsy, air/water and suction valves, which can make the cleaning process difficult, if not impossible.

The DEFENDO™ Single Use Cleaning Adapter for OLYMPUS® endoscopes is used after the procedure to flush the air/water channel.This is done to prevent biofilm formation. And is seen as one of the most important steps in cleaning and disinfecting an endoscope.

Healthcare-related infections from endoscopy continue to occur for two reasons:
  • Failure to adhere to current disinfection guidelines
  • Because of the complex design of endoscopes, which includes “springs and valves” as part of the endoscope that complicate adequate disinfection.1,2,3
Features of DEFENDO™ Valves
  • Eliminate manual cleaning and reprocessing of reusable valves
  • Help create consistent practices
  • Reduce the potential for errors
  • Available for OLYMPUS® Endoscopes, FUJIFILM™ series 500/600 and PENTAX® 90 Series GI Endoscopes
  • NEW – DEFENDO™ Single Use Cleaning Adapter for Olympus® GI Endoscopes
A History of Innovation

In 2010, CANTEL became the first company to offer single-use endoscope valves. We now manufacture over 9 million DEFENDO Valves every year. We continue to innovate, bringing our customers the infection prevention resources needed to protect their patients and staff.

  • Our research and development team is continually working to better understand all the available valve options on the market, but also to create valves that offer solutions to unmet clinical needs.
  • Our verification testing includes multiple tests for force and suction to help create valves that don’t exhibit some of the common issues with reusable and other single-use valves: clogging, sticking and loss of insufflation

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Ordering information

Product Ref Product Description Compatible Scope Pack Size NHS Code
100322 Air/Water, Suction, Biopsy Valves, ENDOGATOR™ Connector and Cleaning Adapter Olympus 50 FBE24589
100323 Air/Water, Suction, Biopsy Valves and Cleaning Adapter Olympus 50 FBE24590
4000096 Cleaning Adapter Olympus 50 FBE24588
100310 Air/Water, Suction, Biopsy Valves and ENDOGATOR™ Auxiliary Water Jet Connector Olympus 50 FBE15181
100311 Air/Water, Suction Valve and ENDOGATOR™ Auxiliary Water Jet connector Olympus 50 FBE24433
100305 Air/Water, Suction and Biopsy Valve Olympus 50 FBE14118
100306 Air/Water and Suction Olympus 50 FBE14119
100303 Y-OPSY Biopsy Valve Irrigator Olympus/Fujinon 50 FBE15180
100301 Biopsy Valve Olympus/Fujinon 500/600 100 FBE15178
100312 Air/Water, Suction, Biopsy Valves and ENDOGATOR™ Single Use Auxiliary Water Jet Connector Fujinon 500/600 50 FBE24434
100313 Air/Water, Suction Valves and Biopsy Valve Fujinon 500/600 50 FBE24435
100314 Air/Water and Suction Valve Fujinon 500/600 50 FBE24436
VAL1-G7-50 Air/Water, Suction Valves and Biopsy Valve Fujinon 700 50 -
100315 Air/Water, Suction, Biopsy Valves and ENDOGATOR™ Auxiliary Water Jet Connector Pentax 50 FBE15182
100316 Air/Water, Suction and Biopsy Valves Pentax 50 FBE15183
100317 Air/Water and Suction Valves Pentax 50 FBE15184
100302 Biopsy Valve Pentax 100 FBE15179
AS2440000 Biopsy Valve Pentax 100 FAL1633

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