Newsletter – 03


Lidocaine HCl, USP, 1%, 5 mL Ampules

We are in the final stages of obtaining FDA approval of an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA), and we expect to have product for sale by late Q1 of 2018. Please contact us for more information.



Spectra is here to help you transition to products with NRFit® connectors to reduce the risk of misconnections and improve patient safety. We will be incorporating the NRFit® connectors to our epidural needles, spinal needles and glass LOR syringes product lines. Spectra’s goal is to help our customers be aware about new ISO standards and to facilitate a smooth transition to products with NRFit® connectors.

ISO 80369-6 was developed in 2016 because of several incidents resulting from inappropriate medication being administered neuraxially, resulting in catastrophic consequences. To meet international design standards and prevent future incidences, NRFit® connectors will slowly replace standard small-bore connectors on medical devices used for neuraxial applications.

All healthcare facilities around the world, including the United States, are expected to transition to products with NRFit® connectors. California health facilities have already adopted medical devices with NRFit® connectors as of January 1, 2017.


As a market leader of the industry, Spectra can certify that all our metal hubs meet cytotoxicity testing requirements. Test results are available upon request.


9th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain (WIP)

Spectra will be exhibiting at the 9th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain (WIP), which will be held in Dublin, Ireland from the 9th-12th of May. We will be located at booth #38.

The 9th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain (WIP 2018) is a major biennial gathering of pain management specialists. Aimed at physicians, researchers, students and nurses, WIP 2018 will combine participant-friendly educational activities with hands-on courses.

We would love to meet you in-person. To schedule an appointment, please contact us.

International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)

We will also be exhibiting at the World Congress of Pain® organized by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). It will be held in Boston, Massachusetts, from September 12th to 16th.

The World Congress on Pain® is the preeminent global meeting devoted to sharing new developments in pain research, treatment, and education. The meeting brings together thousands of delegates from more than 100 countries across multiple disciplines.

If you would like to drop by our booth, stay tuned for more specific booth details!


Meet the Latest Members of Our Team

We are pleased to introduce the latest additions to our growing team: Judith Resnick and Klay Thompson.

Klay Thompson is a recent addition to the Spectra Team. He has over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry and has personally been involved with the planning and site preparation for Spectra since the office was located in Woburn. His role here will be to help everyone with their IT needs as well as working on new projects and creating a streamlined IT support system for all of Spectra Medical. As the company grows he will make sure that our technology grows with us. .

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