Y-90 Lucite ® Vial Shield

Complete USP <797/825> Solution

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Complete USP <797/825> Solution

Expanding use of life-saving theranostic isotopes combined with more rigorous regulations have made concerns of safety in nuclear medicine practice greater than ever. SWE custom shielding solutions fill the gap for essential radio-protection during the handling of high-energy theranostic isotopes.

Vial shields provide a complete USP <797/825> compliant solution for in-house hot-lab compounding, extending radiopharmacy functions to the hospital setting.

Continuum of Safety

Y-90 vial shields provide a continuum of radiation safety during hot lab processes such as dose dispensing and assay. SWE grip mechanism protects the septum and reduces the need for forceps during vial assay. Shields are compatible with standard 10 cc evacuated vials, including Zevalin™. They are 100% Lucite, fully transparent, and corrosion resistant.


  • Integrated USP <797/825> shielding between hand and vial, eliminating the need for forceps designs and features
  • Corrosion resistant
  • Easily sanitized by sterile IPA or other commonly used agents
  • Vial Grip provides up to 95% protection
  • Grip keeps shielding materials from coming into contact with septum


  • Dimensions:
    – O.D.: 1.91″ dia. x 3.3″ h (4.9 x 8.4 cm)
    – I.D.: 1.06″ dia. x 3.3″ h (2.7 x 8.4 cm)
  • Lucite Shielding: .43″ thick (1.1 cm)
  • Weight: 1 lb (0.45 kg)

Item Number

053-551 Vial Shield, Y-90 Lucite


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