US Endoscopy announces full market release of the 1.8mm Carr-Locke injection needle

Mentor, Ohio — January 23, 2014 — US Endoscopy, a world leader in endoscopy device design and manufacturing, is proud to announce the release of the 1.8mm Carr-Locke injection needle. US Endoscopy introduced the original Carr-Locke needle in 2001. Today, the Carr-Locke technology is world-renowned for its reliable and consistent performance.

The new 1.8mm Carr-Locke injection needle allows Customers to use the reliable Carr-Locke technology across a broader range of smaller channel endoscopes while providing increased suction capability in standard or larger channel endoscopes.

“Listening and delivering solutions to our Customers is what we continue to do best,” says Tony Siracusa, Vice President and General Manager of US Endoscopy. “I am thrilled to provide another offering within the Carr-Locke needle portfolio that Customers can count on. From everyday use to the most challenging therapeutic procedures, the Carr-Locke needle is the trusted choice for our Customers.”

About US Endoscopy

US Endoscopy, a subsidiary of STERIS Corporation, is a world leader in endoscopy device design and manufacturing, serving the U.S. and international gastrointestinal endoscopy markets.  By listening and delivering solutions in the field of endoscopy, our unique lines of devices provide better, more enhanced product options for GI clinicians.  A significant and growing portion of sales are from endoscopic devices created by the company's new product development team with the guidance and direction of luminary physicians and nurses worldwide.  For more information, visit

About STERIS Corporation

The mission of STERIS Corporation is to help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol STE. For more information, visit

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