The PM40 range with it's traditional "Screw Fitting" heavy duty Stainless Steel handle and the PM60 range with a standard blade fitment both include bull nose blades for added safety and protection against accidental sharps injuries.A no.4 fitment non sterile 22B blade has also been added to this versatile and comprehensive range for Morticians and Pathologists for use in Autopsy, Histopathology and general Post Mortem procedures.Targeted at "dirty" and "infectious" cases or for use by mobile forensic teams the Disposable Post Mortem Scalpel is available with either the standard PM40 Blade or PM40 Bull Nose Blade fixed in a distinctive Blue Handle.2021 will see the launch of the 5 (Black) ,6 (Maroon) and 8 (Grey) ergonomic handles, autoclavable and with a textured finish to assist with a better grip.
The non-sterile Swann-Morton Disposable Post Mortem Scalpel has an easy to remove guard to protect the cutting edge and can be safely disposed of into an appropriate sharps container upon completion of the procedure.
A further extension to the Histopathology and Autopsy range the No. 22B carbon steel blade has the added safety feature of a "bull nose tip" to help offset the occurrence of accidental sharps related injuries during use.
The PM60B blade, often referred to as the PM70 in the USA, has the added safety feature of a "bull nose tip" which can assist in the reduction of accidental sharp related injuries amongst the Pathologists and their staff. They are also popular amongst Morticians.