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PowerPICC® SV Catheter
  • Maximum Injection Rates
  • Easy Identification
  • Easy-to-Read I.D. Tags
  • Multiple tray configurations
  • Safety Components
  • Reverse Taper Design
  • CVP Monitoring
  • Patient Comfort
  • StatLock® Stabilization Device Compatible

Available sizes:3 Fr. Single-Lumen & 4 Fr. Dual-Lumen

PowerPICC® Small Vein



Bard Access Systems brings you the only full line (3 Fr SL and 4 Fr DL) of smaller sized power injectable catheters to meet the needs of Small Vein patients.

The PowerPICC®SV catheter line offers clinicians greater flexibility in selecting the appropriate size of catheter for the patient per the INS recommendation to "Use the smallest catheter in the largest possible vessel," while still providing power injection functionality.

The new PowerPICC® SV catheters, combined with the 5FR Triple Lumen PowerPICC® catheter, provide you the most comprehensive offering of power injectable PICCs focused on the needs of patients with Small Veins.

PowerPICC® Small Vein

Experience the efficiency of power injection for CECT scans and PICC therapy with PowerPICC® SV catheters. PowerPICC® SV catheters combine the efficacy of PICC access and power injection into one catheter.

PowerPICC® Small Vein Catheter

Maximum Injection Rates
PowerPICC® SV catheters allow injection of contrast media for CECT scans at a maximum rate of 1 mL/sec (3 Fr SL) and 2.5mL/sec (4 Fr DL)

Smaller Catheter Size
Helps clinicians comply with the INS recommendations to use the smallest catheter in the largest possible vessel and that less than 50% of the vein should be taken up by the catheter1

Body - Softening Polyurethane
Helps to minimize trauma to vessel walls

Single and Dual Lumen Catheters
Available in 3 French single-lumen, 4 French dual-lumen

Reverse Taper Design
Gently plugs the insertion site

StatLock® Stabilization Device Compatible
Industry-leading safety securement for extended-dwell catheters

PowerPICC Small Vein StatLock

Multiple tray configurations
Available in Maximal Barrier, full and basic tray configurations

Safety Components
All nursing PowerPICC® catheter trays include safety components that enhance clinician and patient safety

Easy Identification
Unique purple polyurethane material indicates that the PowerPICC® catheter is a Bard power injectable catheter

CVP Monitoring
All PowerPICC® catheters are indicated for CVP monitoring

Patient Comfort
Helps to improve patient comfort due to decreased needle sticks

Easy-to-Read I.D. Tags
Indicate maximum injection rates and prompts users to check catheter patency

PowerPICC®SV Easy tags

1Infusion Nursing: An Evidence-Based Approach, p. 168, Ed. 3., by Infusion Nurses Society, Mary Alexander, Lisa Gorski, Ann Corrigan, Judy Hankins

Please consult product labels, IFU, and package inserts for any indications, contraindications, hazards, warnings, cautions, and instructions for use.


PowerPICC® SV Nursing Power Injection PICCs

Lumens Catheter Size Lumen Gauge Size Average Gravity Flow Rate Priming Volumes
Single 3 Fr 20 Ga. 329 ml/hr 0.37 ml
Dual 4 Fr 19 Ga./ 21 Ga. 472 ml/hr/ 107 ml/hr 0.51 ml/ 0.38 ml

3 Fr single lumen length is 45 cm.
4 Fr dual lumen length is 55 cm.

PowerPICC® SV Catheters - Nursing Trays

Product Code Description
3173108D 3 Fr. Single-Lumen Max Barrier
3173108 3 Fr. Single-Lumen Full
3173118 3 Fr. Single-Lumen Basic
3274108D 4 Fr. Dual-Lumen Max Barrier
3274108 4 Fr. Dual-Lumen Full
3274118 4 Fr. Dual-Lumen Basic

PowerPICC® SV Catheters - Nursing Trays with Sherlock® TLS Stylets

Product Code Description
9173108D 3 Fr. Single-Lumen Max Barrier
9173108 3 Fr. Single-Lumen Full
9173118 3 Fr. Single-Lumen Basic
9274108D 4 Fr. Dual-Lumen Max Barrier
9274108 4 Fr. Dual-Lumen Full
9274118 4 Fr. Dual-Lumen Basic

PowerPICC® SV Catheters - Nursing Trays with Sherlock 3CG® TPS Stylets

Product Code Description
1173108D 3 Fr. Single-Lumen Max Barrier
1173108 3 Fr. Single-Lumen Full
1274108D 4 Fr. Dual-Lumen Max Barrier
1274108 4 Fr. Dual-Lumen Full

Sherlock 3CG® TCS is indicated for use as an alternative to chest x-ray and fluoroscopy for PICC tip placement confirmation in adult patients. Any alterations of cardiac rhythms that change the normal presentation of the P-wave limit the use of ECG tip confirmation technology. In these instances, confirm PICC tip location using an alternative method. Please consult instructions for use for additional safety information.

Kit Components

Description Maximal Barrier Standard Tray Full Tray Basic Tray
(length and size PICC dependent)
Guidewire, 0.018 in.
Scalpel, safety
IV catheter, 20 Ga.
Introducer needle, 21 Ga.
Needle hypodermic, safety, 25 Ga.
Filter straw
Wound closures (pkg of three)
Transparent dressing
Drape, fenestrated
Drape, full body, fenestrated
Bouffant cap
Surgical gown
Towel, absorbent
Poly underdrape
Tourniquet, latex-free
Face mask
Surgical tape
Measuring tape
End cap (one per PICC lumen)
Surgical gloves, sterile, latex-free
2 ChloraPrep™ solution one-step applicator
(1 tinted, 1 clear)
Alcohol wipe
Gauze pad, 4 in. x 4 in.
Gauze pad, 2 in. x 2 in.
StatLock® catheter stabilization device
Patient Checklist
Room Stop Sign
Patient Safety Guide


Please refer below to the Instructions for Use (IFUs) for any indications, contraindications, hazards, warnings, and cautions.