ScruffGuard – Reusable

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A reusable ScruffGuard.

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Description

With a ScruffGuard, you can handle and dose small animals gently, whilst avoiding bites and needlestick injuries. A ScruffGuard can be used to administer substances by subcutaneous, intraperitoneal and intramuscular routes. It can be used to implant microchips subcutaneously for identification purposes. A ScruffGuard is particularly helpful for trainees who are learning to handle small animals for the first time.

How to use a ScruffGuard.

 

Step 1

Place the mouse on a large, clean sponge.

 

Step 2

Lower ScruffGuard onto the mouse. Apply a light amount of pressure and you will find that the fur of the mouse will protrude through the middle slot of the ScruffGuard. The sponge ensures that the mouse remains unharmed.

 

Step 3a

Scruff the mouse and dose subcutaneously.

 

OR

 

Step 3b

Scruff the mouse and dose intraperitoneally.

Video Demonstration

 

Size Guide:

Size Weight Range  
8 14-20g
9 20-38g
10 25-46g
Weight (gram) Size 10 Size 9 Size 8
14
16
20
23
23
24
25
29
31
38
40
46

 

Technical Documents

Additional information

Weight 0.02 kg
Dimensions 16 x 15 x 8 cm
Autoclave

The ScruffGuard can be autoclaved at a maximum of 121 degrees celsius.

Material

Nylon. See description for safety and technical documentation. Contact us for more detailed material information.

Sterility

Non-sterile. However, the ScruffGuard may be autoclaved.