Features & Benefits
- No Degradation of Inhalation Anesthetic Agents: Litholyme does not contain NaOH or KOH, which have been shown to cause degradation of anesthetic agents into harmful compounds. Low flow anesthesia protocols increase the risk of this occurrence.
- Permanent Color Change: As Litholyme reaches CO2 absorption capacity or becomes desiccated, it turns a deep violet color and stays this way, permanently.
- Efficient Canister Life: Litholyme has efficient CO2 absorption properties which allow it to last as much as 30% longer than oth-er premium CO2 absorbents.
- High Quality Formulation: Litholyme is made in the USA. The hard D-shaped granules are optimized for maximum flow with low potential for channeling. This resilient absorbent formulation exceeds USP standards, with minimal dust content and optimal porosity.
- Maximum Safety: There is no potential to generate carbon monoxide or compound A, making Litholyme a safer CO2 absorbent for use in standard or low flow anesthesia protocols.
- Unmistakable Absorbent Status: Used or desiccated product stays violet permanently, unlike soda lime based CO2 absorbents in which the used product can revert to white when left overnight.
- Cost Effectiveness: Better efficiency means fewer canister changes and lower overall CO2 absorbent costs.
- Reliability You Can Count On: Litholyme is produced to the highest standards, delivering quality product with reliability you can count on. This means that you will see the same great performance every time.
- No KOH – Minimum anesthetic agent degradation (e.g., sevoflurane to Compound A and other toxic products) compared to other brands containing potassium hydroxide.
- Low Dust – Minimum dust levels with the ben-efits of high surface area and graded particle size.
- Low risk of carbon monoxide formation due to good resistance of dry gas desiccation.
- Low Bulk Density – Less weight required to fill absorber and, therefore, less waste when refilling frequently (e.g., daily) prior to full exhaustion.
- Low odor due to reliable control of indicator dye concentration. Dye overdosing causes amines to be released; dye underdosing causes poor/no color change.