How Many Sizes of Prefilled Syringes Do You Know?

In this blog post, we will describe the most common types of prefilled syringes. Stay tuned for future posts that will explore other types of prefilled syringes.
Image of typical prefilled syringes

A prefilled syringe is made from borosilicate glass. It’s widely used for viscous liquid or as a medical device to inject medication. The pre-loaded syringe contains a single dose of medicine and can be used by either healthcare professionals or patients.

There are many different types of prefilled syringes on the market today. Each type of prefilled syringe is designed for a specific purpose. Knowing the different types of prefilled syringes can help you choose the right one.

0.5ML Prefilled Syringe

0.5mL Luer Lock pre-fillable syringe is the smallest prefilled syringe now. It is suitable for high-value bio-medicine (such as vaccines, blood products, and so on) with a low dose.

Here below are the dimensions of 0.5ml prefillable syringes.

0.5ml Prefilled syringeLuer lockLuer cone cap
Total Length48.7±0.5mm47.7±0.5mm
Tube Length37.7±0.5mm37.7±0.5mm
Head Length11±0.5mm10±0.5mm
Internal DiameterФ6.35±0.1mmФ6.35±0.1mm
External DiameterФ8.15±0.1mmФ8.15±0.1mm

image of 0.5ml prefilled syringe

1ML Prefilled Syringe

1ml is the most common syringe specification on the market. You can choose whether to have the markings or not. 1ml Pre-filled syringe with Luer lock can match almost all the medical needles, which makes it more convenient.

Here are the dimensions of 1ml prefillable syringes

1ml Prefilled syringeLuer lockLuer cone cap
Total Length48.7±0.5mm47.7±0.5mm
Tube Length37.7±0.5mm37.7±0.5mm
Head Length11±0.5mm10±0.5mm
Internal DiameterФ8.65±0.09mmФ8.65±0.09mm
External DiameterФ10.85±0.1mmФ10.85±0.1mm
image of 1ml prefilled syringe

1ML Long Thin/Skinny Prefilled Syringe

1ml skinny prefilled syringe is mostly famous for filling hyaluronic acid use. Hyaluronic acid is an important substance found in the human body that keeps skin hydrated and elastic. The backstop increases the holding area to make it easier to inject.

Here are the dimensions of 1ml long skinny pre-filled syringes.

1ml Long skinny prefilled syringeLuer lockLuer cone cap
Total Length66±0.5mm65±0.5mm
Tube Length55±0.5mm55±0.5mm
Head Length11±0.5mm10±0.5mm
Internal DiameterФ6.35±0.1mmФ6.35±0.1mm
External DiameterФ8.15±0.1mmФ8.15±0.1mm
image of 1ml long skinny prefilled syringe

1ML Prefilled Syringe With Staked Needle

The 1ml prefilled syringe with needle is specifically designed for use with vaccines. Its needle is made of stainless steel and fixed into the syringe cone.

Here are the dimensions of 1ml pre-filled syringes with staked needles.

1ml Prefilled syringe
with staked needle
Standard Long
Total Length46.7±0.5mm64±0.5mm
Tube Length37.5±0.5mm54.8±0.5mm
Head Length9.2±0.5mm9.2±0.5mm
Internal DiameterФ8.65±0.09mmФ6.35±0.1mm
External DiameterФ10.85±0.1mmФ8.15±0.1mm

The staked needle syringe has the advantages of precise dosage, no pollution, time-saving, and so on. Soon, it will gradually replace the traditional vial bottles.

image of 1ml prefilled syringe with staked needle

1.5ML Prefilled Syringe

1.5 ml prefilled syringes are often used for intramuscular injections or subcutaneous injections. 1.5 ml prefilling syringes are also available in a variety of different needle sizes,

Here are the dimensions of 1.5ml prefilling syringes.

1.5ml Prefilled syringeLuer lockLuer cone cap
Total Length56±0.5mm55±0.5mm
Tube Length45±0.5mm45±0.5mm
Head Length11±0.5mm10±0.5mm
Internal DiameterФ8.65±0.09mmФ8.65±0.09mm
External DiameterФ10.85±0.1mmФ10.85±0.1mm
image of 1.5ml prefilled syringe

2.25ML Prefilled Syringe

2.25ml prefilled syringes provide more possibilities for biomedicine packaging. We can print any 2ml-3ml measurements according to customer requirements.

Here are the dimensions of 2.25ml prefilled syringes.

2.25ml Prefilled syringeLuer lockLuer cone cap
Total Length66.5±0.5mm65.5±0.5mm
Tube Length55.5±0.5mm55.5±0.5mm
Head Length11±0.5mm10±0.5mm
Internal DiameterФ8.65±0.09mmФ8.65±0.09mm
External DiameterФ10.85±0.1mmФ10.85±0.1mm
image of 2.25ml prefilled syringe

3ML Prefilled Syringe

3ml syringe can be printed as 2.25ml or 2.5ml also. It can meet the demand for accurate drug or liquids use according to the pre-filling.

Here are the dimensions of 3ml prefillable syringes.

3ml Prefilled syringeLuer lockLuer cone cap
Total Length84±0.5mm83±0.5mm
Tube Length73±0.5mm73±0.5mm
Head Length11±0.5mm10±0.5mm
Internal DiameterФ8.65±0.09mmФ8.65±0.09mm
External DiameterФ10.85±0.1mmФ10.85±0.1mm
image of 3ml prefilled syringe

5ML Prefilled Syringe

5ml prefilled syringe can meet the needs of high-dose drug injection. It is also widely used in some active smear drugs or hemp extracts.

Here are the dimensions of 5ml prefilled syringes.

5ml Prefilled syringeLuer lockLuer cone cap
Total Length84±0.5mm79±1.0mm
Tube Length73±0.5mm69±0.5mm
Head Length11±0.5mm10±0.5mm
Internal DiameterФ11.85±0.09mmФ11.85±0.09mm
External DiameterФ14.45±0.1mmФ14.45±0.1mm
image of 5ml prefilled syringe

We have covered the most common sizes of prefilled syringes. If you have any doubts about these prefilled syringes, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re here to help you make the best decision for your business.

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September 16, 2022 11:56 am - China