Ansell Sandel Medical Solutions, LLC.

A #3 scalpel handle with a protective safety shield to prevent scalpel injuries.


  • Requires no change in surgeon's technique
  • Use your surgeon's preferred choice of blade
  • Blade can be changed as often as needed throughout the procedure
  • Same width, puncture-ability and visibility as a traditional scalpel handle

Also available: Scalpel Disarmer

Available through your Custom Procedural Tray (CPT) Provider.

OSHA Regulated States:

Alaska, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming.

Download Sandel's new pamphlet (in PDF format) Safe Handling of Sharps an easy to read, condensed version of what you need to know about OSHA, The Joint Commission and CMS regulations and standards. As well as how to analyze the real cost of those injuries.

Surgeons historically find Safety Scalpels unacceptable due to inadequate performance.
Next generation protective safety handle.
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  Item# Product Name Description Packaging Case
2200 Change-A-Blade® #3 Safety Scalpel Handle - Sterile 12/Bx 4 Bx/Cs 48
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2200-L Change-A-Blade® #3L #3L (Long Handle) Safety Scalpel Handle - Sterile 12/Bx 2Bx/Cs 24
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2204 Change-A-Blade® #4 #4 Safety Scalpel Handle - Sterile 12/Bx 4 Bx/Cs 48
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2271-B Change-A-Blade® Safety Kit (1) Change-A-Blade®, (1) Scalpel Disarmer™ with Magnet & Foam, (2) Sheets of 16 OR labels, (1) 4-in-1 Marker™, (4) Color Flags, (1) Time Out Beacon™ - Sterile 10/Bx 4 Bx/Cs 40
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