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TERUFLEX® BLOOD BAG SYSTEM CPD/OPTISOL® SOLUTION BLOOD BAG SYSTEM Read these instructions carefully before use. Rx ONLY. INTENDED USE Collection of 250 mL Whole Blood: • From elderly, pediatric, or smaller autologous donors who may not tolerate larger blood collections. • For blood collections as directed by a patient’s physician. • Platelets prepared from 250 mL whole blood collections can only be used for the autologous donation patient. • Platelet preparation from a 250 mL whole blood collection are unlikely to meet the 5.5x1010 platelet concentration required by the regulations. INSTRUCTIONS FOR BLOOD COLLECTION: Use aseptic technique 1. Confirm that all numbered tubing of each blood bag unit contains its own identical segment numbers. 2. Make a loose knot in the donor tubing approximately 10 cm from the needle. 3. Clamp donor tubing with hemastat. 4. Suspend primary bag a minimum of 60 cm below the donor’s arm 5. Apply blood pressure cuff. Disinfect site of phlebotomy. Inflate blood pressure cuff to 60 mmHg. 6. Remove needle protector and perform phlebotomy. Remove hemastat to permit blood flow into primary bag. CAUTION Do not touch needle after removing the needle protector. 7. Tape donor tubing securely to donor’s arm. 8. MIX BLOOD WITH ANTICOAGULANT AT SEVERAL INTERVALS DURING COLLECTION. 9. Collect 250 mL of blood. 10. Tighten knot firmly after collection. Clamp between knot and needle. Sever donor tubing between knot and clamp. Collect pilot samples. 11. Reapply clamp to donor tubing; release blood pressure cuff and remove needle from donor's arm. CAUTION Discard tubing/phlebotomy needle unit according to institutional procedures. 12. Immediately after collection, invert bag several times mixing blood with anticoagulant thoroughly. 13. Strip blood from donor tubing into bag, mix well, and allow tubing to refill. Seal at X marks on donor tubing to provide numbered aliquots of anticoagulated blood for testing. CAUTION Begin sealing at needle end and work towards bag. 14.The time of addition of OPTISOL solution may vary depending on the processing option selected. Add solution under one of the following conditions. a) After removal of plasma from freshly collected blood. b) Within 8 hours of blood collection if platelets are prepared. c) Within 72 hours of collection if blood is refrigerated immediately following collection. 15. Centrifuge unit to separate red cells from plasma. 16. Snap CLIKTIP (incline closure device) of primary collection bag and transfer plasma into satellite bag. Clamp transfer tubing of satellite bag. 17. Snap CLIKTIP of OPTISOL solution bag and drain contents into primary bag containing red blood cells. Seal tubing of primary bag in two places, cut between seals, and separate from satellite bag. NOTE: For TERUFLEX double bags, seal OPTISOL solution bag tubing in two places, but between seals, and separate. Discard OPTISOL solution container. 18. Mix OPTISOL solution and red cells thoroughly. Store between 1-6oC. 19. Infuse OPTISOL red blood cells within 42 days of collection. For further processing, use standard component processing techniques. To open the blister package, peel the cover film back 4/5 of its length. (See Fig. 3) After opening, unused blood bags may be stored at room temperature for 96 hours, or they may be stored for 30 days in the blister package after returning the cover film to the original position and sealing with tape to prevent possible loss of moisture. CAUTIONS • THE PACKET OF AGELESS CONTAINED IN THIS PACKAGE GENERATES HEAT UPON REMOVAL AND SHOULD BE HANDLED WITH CARE. • DISPOSE WITH AGELESS PACKET IN TRAY. • DO NOT DISPOSE WITH WASTES CONTAINING VOLATILE OR FLAMMABLE MATERIALS. • DISCARD AGELESS PACKET WITHOUT OPENING. DO NOT USE UNLESS ANTICOAGULANT IS CLEAR. RECOMMENDED STORAGE: Room Temperature (25oC/77oF). Avoid excessive heat and direct sunlight. Protect from freezing. TERUMO CORPORATION 44-1, 2-CHOME, HATAGAYA, SHIBUYA-KU, TOKYO, JAPAN TERUMO and TERUFLX are registered in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by TERUMO CORPORATION. OPTISOL and CLIKTIP are trademarks of TERUMO CORPORATION. Issued 2/95 N-BB-OP-A3 Image Figure Sealing with tape

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Authorisation number NDA880217
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Product NDC 53877-005
Date Last Revised 16-06-2011
Marketing authorisation holder Terumo Corporation