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SafeShot Technologies Calls on Healthcare Industry to Clean Up Environment & Eliminate Death and Suffering Caused by Contaminated Syringes
Date:6/28/2010

New Needle-Disabling Syringe Ends Risk of Hepatitis- and HIV-Contaminated Needles Being Reused in Developing Countries or Washing Up on Coastal Shores

Mission Viejo, California (Vocus) June 28, 2010 -- SafeShot Technologies, LLC, a leader in safety syringe innovation, continues its quest to end death and suffering caused by accidental needlesticks and global reuse of contaminated syringes. The recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, has urged environmentalists to come together and fight all threats that attack our beaches from oil and debris. But who’s tackling the issue of used syringes washing up on our shores and the effects of downstream injuries and environmental waste?

“Shots hurt – especially a shot you didn’t intend to get – possibly for a lifetime,” said Dan Thayer, Co-Founder of SafeShot Technologies. “According to the World Health Organization, someone dies every 24 seconds from an unsafe injection – that’s 1.3 million preventable deaths each year. 22 million are infected with HIV, Hepatitis and more. So why would we just brush another ‘syringe washing up on the beach’ story off as an unfortunate occurrence, when we can eliminate the problem by replacing standard syringes with new technology that ensures all needlesticks are disabled and contained? Imagine a syringe that could only be used once, because it’s designed to make the infected needle go away forever. We did, and it exists today.”

SafeShot Technologies’ affordable Epiphany Safety Syringe – a one-handed, single use, auto-retractable, auto-disposable safety syringe that upon use, retracts and securely holds the contaminated needle portion in the barrel cylinder for disposal eliminating any ris
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