How many tubes should I order with each box of Acufast?

30% of practitioners don't use guide tubes, so to prevent unused tubes from ending up in the trash, Acufast offers them separately from the needles. Ordering tubes separately is new for a lot of practitioners and the most common question we receive is: "How many pouches of tubes should I [...]


What is Gamma Ray sterilization?

Gamma Ray sterilization uses radiation to sterilize the needles, and typically the only byproduct of this sterilization process is ozone. In comparison, the conventional method for sterilizing needles is with ethylene oxide, which has been classified as a human carcinogen and long-term exposure is known to be harmful to human [...]


What parts of the Acufast packaging are fully recyclable?

Each needle box is made with biodegradable sugar cane fiber that is both recyclable and compostable. The needle and guide tube pouch packs are made from PET, or no. 1, plastic, and is the most widely recyclable plastic available. You may wish to double-check with your community curbside recycling program, [...]


How does using Acufast needles help me grow a forest?

For every 2 boxes of needles sold, we are committed to planting 1 tree. We work with One Tree Planted to participate in planting projects across the globe. If you see 8 patients a day, 5 days a week, and use an average of 20 needles per patient that’s roughly [...]


Can I buy uncoated Acufast needles?

Yes! Non-coated Acufast needles are now available. Please see our Needle Size Chart for our current sizes. Some distributors may not have all sizes available. If this is the case in your area, please contact us for guidance on how to receive the needle sizes you require.