Speedflow® Adult IV filters are particularly suitable for the following filtration applications:

- Aqueous IV solutions

- IV therapy

- Chemotherapy

- Antibiotic therapy

- Nutrient admixture, TPN and lipid solutions (1.2 µm)

- Drug delivery therapy (recommended for oncology drugs)

- Apheresis solutions

- Dialysate for kidney dialysis


- Four vents for faster air elimination during priming

- Wide range of connectors

- Custom printing option – tinted housings available

- Amber tinted housing for photosensitive drugs

- Latex, PVC and free of animal origin substances



Materials comply with USP class VI-121°C test and ISO 10993


WxLxD: 30.0 x (60.0 - 62.8) x 9.6 mm

(depending by inlet/outlet connector versions)

40.2 mm (1.6") filter body Weight: 7.5 - 7.9 gr.

(depending by inlet/outlet connector versions)

Effective filtration area
10.0 cm2 PES
1.0 cm2 PTFE
Inlet/Outlet connectors
Inlet: Tube 3x4.1 mm or female luer lock (FLL) Outlet: Tube 3x4.1 mm (connector ID=2.0 mm),
rotating male luer lock (RMLL) or male luer slip (MLS)
Materials of construction
Filter media: Hydrophilic HI-FLO PES membrane 0.2, 1.2 or 5.0µm
Vent: High Pressure Hydrophobic PTFE membrane 0.03 µm
Clear or Amber Modified Acrylic
Max operating pressure
3.2 bar (46.4 psi) Operating temperature 5-40° C
Pore Size
0.2µm, 1.2µm, 5.0µm. Other size available upon request

Minimum Water Bubble Point
0.2µm: 3.7 - 4.8 bar
1.2µm: 0.7 - 1.0 bar
5.0µm: 0.15 - 0.3 bar

Minimum Water Flow Rate
0.2pos µm: > 20 ml / min @ 80 cm (31.5 in) water head pres- sure
0.2 µm: > 32 ml / min at 80 cm (31.5 in.) water head pressure
1.2 µm: > 180 ml / min at 80 cm (31.5 in.) water head pressure
5.0 µm: > 340 ml / min at 80 cm (31.5 in.) water head pressure
Air Flow
PTFE Hydrophobic membrane:
1.2 µm: > 100 scc/min @ 100mbar
High Pressure filters, PTFE Hydrophobic membrane 0.03µm:
2LPM/3.7 cm2 @ ∆P=6000mm/H2O
Water Breakthrough
>40m/ H2O
Bacterial Retention
Speedflow Adult® 0.2 – Brevundimonas diminuta
Test: STS M04-1964 Bacterial filter retention test infusion pump challenge
Test: STS M04-1968 Bacterial filter retention test high pres- sure challenge
Speedflow® Adult 1.2 – Candida albicans
Speedflow® Adult is also available as Speedflow® Adult Positive 0.2 µm for 120 h endotoxin retention
Priming Volume
<2.4 ml
<0.25 EU/ml using the LAL test method

120-Hours Throughput
Speedflow® Adult filters do not show relevant loss in flow rate during 120-hour test
Sterilization Compatibility
EtO or Gamma (25 kGy), e-beam
Self-priming instructions
For fastest priming procedure, keep Speedflow® Adult in vertical position with the flow arrows pointed up, i.e., invert to prime. The filter will eliminate air faster that way. After priming is completed, Speedflow® Adult will eliminate air in any position.
Drug Compatibility
Speedflow® Adult shows total compatibility with following drugs:
- 5-Flourouracil
- Amphotericin B
- Bupivacaine HCL
- Dobutamine HCL
- Dopamine HCL
- Insulin
- Lidocaine HCL
- Nitroglycerin
- Paclitaxel – Test STS A04-265 dated 08.11.2004
- Piperacillin – Test STS A04-201 dated 18.11.2004
- Sodium Citrate – Test STS A02-483 dated 22.01.2003