Z-PET Syringe Shield

Reduces hand exposure from syringes containing 511 keV radionuclides

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The Z-PET Syringe Shield greatly reduces hand exposure from syringes containing 511 keV radionuclides. The barrel of the shield is constructed of .55" thick (14 mm) tungsten that attenuates FDG F-18 by 97%. The shield accommodates standard 5 cc syringes. The Manual Dose Injector is an ideal companion, providing both additional shielding and distance.


  • Constructed of .55″ thick tungsten, attenuates FDG F-18 by 97%

  • Easily sanitized with alcohol wipes


  • Dimensions: 2.75″ l x 1.7″ dia (7 x 4.3 cm)

  • Shielding: .55″ thick (14 mm) tungsten

  • Weight: 3.7 lb (1.7 kg)

Item Number

007-945 Syringe Shield, Z-PET*5 cc

*Z-PET Syringe Shield was conceived by Michael Zimmer, Ph.D.