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Approved
Chamber: Single
More suitable alternative: NO
Produces heat: No Info
Risk of Fire and Explosion - Probability: 1 x Exposure: 4 x Consequence: 1 = Risk Score: 4
UHMS Safety Committee opinion: The UHMS HBO Safety Committee does not have concern with this item in either the Monoplace or Multiplace Hyperbaric environments. Reference - MEDFAQ published 12/29/2021
Produces Static: NO
Low Flash point: No Info
Risk of Fire and Explosion - Probability: 1 x Exposure: 4 x Consequence: = Risk Score: 0
The Safety Data Sheet for the components were examined. The specific flash point for each component was not provided. Raw Latex being the primary component, Flammability rating is minimal.
Produces Fuel: NO
Produces Adverse: NO
Ensure that the catheter is patent. Check that the bulb is filled with sterile water per manufacturer’s instructions. Ensure that the line is free of entanglement. Check that the catheter bag/reservoir is emptied prior to therapy. UHMS HBO Safety Committee does not have concern with this item in either the Monoplace or Multiplace Hyperbaric environments. Reference - MEDFAQ published 12/29/2021
Produces Mechanical: NO
See table below to understand risk level corresponding to each risk score.
Risk Score Risk Level Risk Description
> 100 5 Extremely dangerous: do not operate facility
50 - 100 4 Very high: stop use of equipment, processs or procedure
20 - 50 3 High: required urgent attention; proceed with care
5 - 20 2 Medium: attention needed but operation may continue
< 5 1 Low: acceptable risk but noted
* Burman F. Risk Assessment Guide for Installation and Operation of Clinical Hyperbaric Facilities. San Antonio, Texas: International ATMO; 6th Edition, 2019. ISBN: 978-0-578-22098-7

Created 3/18/2022 2:20:18 PM by Jeff Mize   BD Catheter.pdf