PARIS, December 11 /PRNewswire/ --

MediPurpose, a top provider of medical safety devices, announced today that its SurgiLance safety lancet has been validated by the Safety Medical Device Commission of GERES, the French advocacy organization for needlestick safety.

With the recent approval, SurgiLance safety lancet will be featured on the GERES website ( under the heading "Guide des Materiels de Protection." GERES provides a list of approved safety products for medical staff, helping to assure the safety of healthcare providers.

The SurgiLance safety lancet is pre-armed and color-coded for easy recognition. In addition, the lancet needle or blade is safely concealed both before and after use. Known for meeting and exceeding superior safety standards, MediPurpose has long been associated with U.S. and other international needlestick prevention groups such as ISIPS, the International Sharps Injury Protection Society.

"This recognition by GERES in France is a validation of our success in providing innovative healthcare solutions with an unwavering commitment to safety," says Stella Avarre, MediPurpose sales and marketing manager in France. "Safety lies at the heart of all that we do at MediPurpose."

About MediPurpose

MediPurpose, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets innovative healthcare solutions valued by its customers. The company is known for introducing quality safety medical devices that protect healthcare professionals from sharps injury. Founded in 1999, the company achieved rapid success with its SurgiLance safety lancet, quickly becoming one of the top three leaders in the US safety lancet market and establishing solid distribution channels worldwide.

MediPurpose maintains offices in the US, Singapore, the UK, France and Spain. As a globally recognized innovator, MediPurpose has developed a menu of services to assist inventors and growing medical device companies successfully design, patent, manufacture and sell their products.

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