04624253 is referenced by 172 patents and cites 10 patents.

A disposable lancet assembly is provided, including a housing serving as a lancet-holder guide, a lancet holder body reciprocable in the housing guide, and a flat-bladed lancet mounted in one end of the lancet holder body. Included in the invention are integral strategically positioned abutments which serve dual functions providing snap-action drive for the lancet, together with steps for lancet movement control. The simple coil spring provides damping of the lancet drive in the puncture direction with automatic withdrawal of the lancet into the housing.

Title
Lancet
Application Number
6/692750
Publication Number
4624253
Application Date
January 18, 1985
Publication Date
November 25, 1986
Inventor
James A Burns
Elizabeth
NJ, US
Agent
Robert P Grindle
Assignee
Becton Dickinson and Company
NJ, US
IPC
A61B 17/34
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