Speedflow Kids IV filter is particularly suitable for the following filtration applications:

- Aqueous IV solutions

- Neonate and pediatric 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


- Two vents for faster air elimination during priming

- Wide range of connectors

- Custom printing option – tinted housing 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 7.9 mm

(depending by inlet/outlet connector versions) Weight: 6.2 - 6.6 gr.

Effective filtration area

5.0 cm2 PES

0.5 cm2 PTFE

Inlet/Outlet connectors

Inlet: Tube 3x4.1 mm or FLL female luer lock Outlet: Tube 3x4.1 mm (connector ID=2.0 mm), or RMLL rotating male luer lock


Materials of construction

Filter media: Hydrophilic HI-FLO PES membrane 0.2 or 1.2


PES membrane 5.0 µm

Vent: 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

Air Flow Rate

> 50 scc/min @ 100mbar (hydrophobic membrane)

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

Minimum Water Flow Rate
0.2pos µm : > 10 ml/min @ 80 cm (31.5 in) water head pres- sure
0.2 µm : > 15 ml/min @ 80 cm (31.5 in) water head pressure
1.2 µm : > 90 ml/min @ 80 cm (31.5 in) water head pressure
5.0 µm : > 170 ml/min @ 80 cm (31.5 in) water head pressure
Pore Size
0.2 µm, 1.2 µm, 5.0, other size available upon request

Bacterial Retention
Speedflow® Kids 0.2 – Brevundimonas diminuta Speedflow® Kids 1.2 – Candida albicans
Speedflow® Kids is also available as Speedflow® Kids Po- sitive 0.2 µm for 120 h endotoxin retention

Priming volume
1.3 ml

<0.25 EU/ml using the LAL test method

120-Hours Throughput
Speedflow® Kids 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® Kids in vertical position with the flow arrow pointed up, i.e., invert to prime. The filter will eliminate air faster that way. After priming is completed, Speedflow® Kids will eliminate air in any position.

Drug Compatibility
Speedflow® Kids shows total compatibility with following drugs:
5-Flourouracil Amphotericin B Bupivacaine HCL Dobutamine HCL Dopamine HCL Insulin
Lidocaine HCL Nitroglycerin Paclitaxel Piperacillin Sodium Citrate