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Symmetry Medical Gets 510K Clearance For FLASH PAK Evolution Valve - Quick Facts

Symmetry Medical Inc. (SMA) said it received United States Food and Drug Administration or FDA 510K clearance for its FLASH PAK Evolution valve. The Evolution valve is the next generation valve for Symmetry's immediate use (flash) sterilization product, FLASH PAK, and is distributed exclusively through Symmetry Surgical. The company added that the patent pending stainless steel construction of the new valve is designed for ease of use and simplicity of care.

Chris Huntington, chief operating officer of Symmetry Surgical, said, "Making care and maintenance of our products easy is a key mission of Symmetry Surgical. The Evolution valve brings a new level of innovation to our market leading FLASH PAK; a product that clinicians have grown to depend on for over 20 years."

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