SMTL Medical Disposable Datacard

Gel for ultra sound

All Wales Contract: ECG Electrodes, Diathermy plates, Defib pads
Sterility Status: Non Sterile.
Usage Status: Single use.


An aqueous gel used to transmit ultra sound signals between the patient and the transducer when performing an ultra sound scan

Key areas where used

  • Maternity and other ward areas

Method of use

A thin layer is applied to the patient's skin prior to contact with the transducer


  • Individually packaged in tubes or containers

Sizes Required

  • 260g tubes
  • 5000g containers


Coding SystemCodeDescription
NSV FDK274 Gel ultra sound

Example products

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

Brand NameProduct CodeManufacturer
Gel ultra sound (260g) H361 260g Henleys Medical Supplies Lid

Revision Details

EditorPete Phillips
Revision No 1.5
Revision date2008/08/26

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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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