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VLA Healthcare removes Sharps Terminator from sale in the UK and Germany
VLA Healthcare announced last Friday that is has removed the Sharps Terminator from sale in both the UK and Germany. The decision to remove the product from sale and to cease all promotional activity, was taken due to concerns over reliability and performance issues pertaining to the product, which were uncovered during NHS testing and evaluation.
The company is committed to supplying high quality products and services and as such, is working with other manufacturers to develop alternative solutions to Sharps Terminator.
"Feedback from customers we spoke to about Sharps Terminator has been extremely positive, but it could only destroy a certain types of needles revealed Daniel Hughes, Director at VLA Healthcare. "Dentists were particularly disappointed that needles they routinely use could not be destroyed. Thi,s coupled with the issues regarding reliability and performance, lead us to the decision to withdraw Sharps Terminator from the market and look for an alternative solution, which we hope to be available later in the year."
31st January 2013