SMTL Medical Disposable Datacard

Urine bag for continuous irrigation

All Wales Contract: Urology products
Sterility Status: Sterile.
Usage Status: Single use.


Transparent plastic bag (can contain up to 3 L of liquid). Top of plastic edging possesses holes and a flexible plastic tube protrudes from the top of the bag (with a connector at the end). In some cases, the tubing possesses a coloured balloon. The distal part of the bag possesses a connector and lever-tap.


Key areas where used

  • Theatre
  • Wards

Method of use

The bag is used to collect fluid during continuous irrigation in order to prevent the clotting of blood after urological surgery. The bag is attached to the patient's 3-way irrigation catheter and collects the fluid following irrigation. The tubing of some bags contains a coloured ball/balloon-shaped squeezing mechanism to disperse blood clots.


Individually wrapped in a peel pouch

Sizes Required

  • 3 litre


Coding System Code Description
NSV GDW044 Bag urine drainage continuous irrigation, 3 L

Example products

The following table lists examples of products known to be acceptable for this product description.

Brand Name Product Code Manufacturer
Urine bag for continuous irrigation 2294154 Fresenius Kabi Ltd

Revision Details

Editor Peter Phillips
Revision No 1.5
Revision date 2005/09/27

Please inform SMTL of any inaccuracies noted or changes requiredin this datacard.


This datacard has been prepared as an aid to contracting forpurchasers in the NHS in Wales, and shouldnot be used as a substitute for literature, instructions or training from the manufacturersof the devices.

Products mentioned in this datacard are for illustration purposes onlyand should not be seen as an endorsement of these products.

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