TABLET CUTTER, stainless steel blade


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Former Code(s): EMEQTACU1--
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Handheld device designed to split a tablet into two for easier ingestion by a patient who cannot swallow the tablet whole. It usually consists of a small plastic case with a blade that cuts the tablet when it is being closed.

Reusable device



  • Plastic case with stainless steel blade
  • Triangle for placing the tablet to be cut
  • Compartment to receive the half tablets

Instructions for use

To cut a tablet, place it in the triangle and close the case.

Only suitable for round tablets


After each use, clean and disinfect with a clean cloth impregnated with detergent-disinfectant solution for surfaces/medical equipment, according to the required concentration (refer to the manufacturer's instructions on the label. Do not mix with other products). Dry thoroughly, especially if the cutter is used to cut different medicines.

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