BD Viva™ Pen Needles

Introducing NEW BD Viva Pen needles

We are pleased to announce the launch of BD Viva™ Pen Needles!

  • Thin Wall pen needle for improved comfort.1
  • BD – patented lubrication
  • Complies with ISO Standard 9626 & 11608-2 for
    • guaranteed cannula resistance to breakage and bending2
    • guaranteed compatibility# with all pens for diabetes treatment2
  • Available from March 1st 2016

Product name Needle length Needle Tip Pack size
BD Viva™ pen needle
0.23mm (32G) x 4mm


3-bevel 90
BD Viva™ pen needle
0.25mm (31G) x 5mm
5mm 3-bevel 90
BD Viva™ pen needle
0.25mm (31G) x 8mm
8mm 3-bevel 90


1Hirsch L, et al. The impact of a modified needle tip geometry on penetration force as well as acceptability, preference and perceived pain in subjects with diabetes. J Diab Sci Tech 2012.

2within the specifications of the ISO standard


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