Medical device and gas

Medical device

A medical device is an instrument, apparatus, implant, in vitro reagent, or similar or related article that is used to diagnose, prevent, or treat disease or other conditions, and does not achieve its purposes through chemical action within or on the body (which would make it a drug).

Medical device and gas

Demand for medical devices grows faster than expected in recent years,world market totalled $ 401.23 billion in 2015. Sigma supply a variety of medical devices  such as pacemakers, insulin pumps, operating room monitors, surgical instruments, defibrillators, …

Medical gas

Medical gas supply systems in hospitals, and most other healthcare facilities, are essential for supplying piped oxygen, nitrous oxide, nitrogen, carbon dioxide and medical air to various parts of the facility.

Application of some medical gases
- Oxygen is one of the most extensively used gases for respiratory therapy and life-support and is additionally used in anaesthetic procedures.
- Nitrous oxide is used for anaesthetic and analgesic purposes, being mixed with air, oxygen, and nebulised agents.
- Helium/oxygen mixture is used to treat patients with respiratory or airway obstruction and to relieve symptoms and signs of respiratory distress.
- Carbon dioxide is used less commonly now as a respiratory stimulant, and for insufflation during surgery.

Sigma has been a quality supplier of Medical Gases, All products supplied for medical purposes are manufactured to the highest quality standards using the FDA's Compressed Medical Gases Guidelines and in strict adherence to USP and NF specifications.
Note: Medical gases are not to be used for non-medical purposes.

Quality standards: Considering the applications listed above, medical air has the status of "medicament". Therefore, it must be produced under  specific condition and european frame defined by :
- EN ISO 7396-1 standard related to medical gases  distribution systems
- The European Pharmacopoeia
- Directive 93/42/EEC on medical devices, which imposes the CE - Medical device mark Class IIa for all medical air production units
- ISO 13485 standard related to quality management systmes for medical devices industry

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