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This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Safety Tip-Lok syringes with SafetyGlide needles, prefilled with pediatric doses of Havrix vaccine for hepatitis A and the hepatitis B vaccine Engerix-B, gain FDA approval, announced June 18. BD supplies the devices to drug maker GSK. The delivery system complies with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's revised bloodborne pathogens standard to prevent needle-sticks, which went into effect April 18 ("The Gray Sheet" April 23, 2001, p. 13)...

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