Smiths Medical Medex Stopcocks

Smiths Medical Medex Stopcocks
Smiths Medical Medex Stopcocks

Smiths Medical Medex Stopcocks

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Smiths Medical 3 Way Stopcock Faqs FAQs

How do I flush a 3 way stopcock?

Turn off the 3 way stopcock Use alcohol to clean the flushing port Attach the flush syringe Inject the flush Turn the stopcock off and open the bag Be sure to clean the tube and the area around the tube daily.

How does a three way stopcock work?

A three-way stopcock has three positions (states) on how liquid can flow between the various outlets.

Is a Luer lock sterile?

Yes, a Luer locks are sterile.

What is a medical stopcock?

Medical stopcocks regulate the flow of fluid through a tube. They are used with other medical devices to stop or restore an infusion flow. Also, they provide two extra ports for fluid administration.

What is a stopcock?

A stopcock is a valve or tap that moderates the flow of gas and/or liquid through a pipe. They are used in both medical and non-medical environments.

What's the difference between a 3-way stopcock and a 4-way stopcock?

4-way stopcocks have 360 degrees of rotation, while 3-way stopcocks only have three positions.

Why is it called a Luer lock?

The Luer lock is named after Hermann Wulfing Luer, the German medical instrument maker.

Learn About Smiths Medical 3 Way Stopcock, Male Luer Lock

Smiths Medical stopcocks are a leading choice of anesthesiologists and critical care nurses worldwide. With color-embossed, raised print on a large handle, nurses and critical healthcare professionals can easily determine the positioning of the three-way stopcocks. They are lipid resistant, PVC-Free, and non-DEHP.

Smiths Medical 3 Way Stopcock, Male Luer Lock Features:

  • DEHP & PVC Free
  • Large Handle
  • Color Embossed


Quantity Single Unit or 50/Case
Application Stopcock
Connection Type Swivel Male Luer Lock
Sterility Sterile
Style 3 Way
Type Small Body, Lipid Resistant
PVC Free Yes
Additional Information:

The Smiths Medical Medex Stopcocks are available in a variety of options to suit your needs. Choose from a 3-way HI-FLO stopcock, 3-way stopcock with male Luer lock, 4-way stopcock with swivel male Luer lock, or a one-way stopcock with swivel male Luer lock. All options are latex-free and PVC-free.


bttn offers a variety of shipping options to best fit your orders. All orders over $199 include free shipping. For those under $199, a $10 fee will be added, while those under $99 will have a $20 fee added for shipping. Products weighing over 100lbs will be marked in our system as “freight collect” and someone from our team will reach out to you directly to confirm shipping costs. For more information on our shipping policy, please refer to our shipping policy page.

Return Policy

Cancellation Policy

Most of our products ship out within 24-48 business hours, depending on availability. If you wish to cancel your order, you must request a cancellation the same day your order is placed. Please contact with your order number to request a cancellation. After your cancellation has been confirmed, you will be issued a refund to your original form of payment. If your order is shipped before cancellation is confirmed, you will not be able to cancel your order.

Damaged or Defective Products

Please inspect your order upon receipt and contact bttn immediately if your product is damaged, defective, or incorrect. If your product is damaged, you need to contact within 72 hours of receiving your order. Please include your order number, a description of the issue, and a photo. If damage is reported after 72 hours, your product will no longer be eligible for return. Additionally, if a photo is not included in your correspondence, we will be unable to verify eligibility for a prepaid return label.

Return Policy

bttn will only accept returns up to 14 business days after your delivery date. Your product must be returned in the same packaging, condition and quantity it was delivered.

If your product is eligible for return contact In the email, place the order number in the subject line, include a brief description of the reason for returning, and attach any applicable pictures.

bttn will not accept returns for the following products:

  • Any item which has been used after opening, stickered, marked, defaced, or is without all original packaging, labeling, package inserts, or operating manuals
  • Products that are regulated and/or require a medical license to purchase
  • Products that are refrigerated
  • Products labeled ‘hazardous’
  • Products labeled ‘sterile’ or ‘sterilized’
  • Products used to analyze human body tissue
  • Products containing hazardous chemicals
  • Products that are non-stock (product status is 14-21 Days) or have been drop-shipped (product status is 7-14 Days) directly from the manufacturer non-stocked
  • All brands of COVID tests
  • All discontinued products
  • All narcotics and other controlled substances
  • All syringes
  • All short-dated (e.g. less than 90-day shelf life), outdated, or seasonal products
  • N95 Masks - N95 masks are designed to fit securely on the face and may cause discomfort, bruising and or broken skin on the bridge of the nose. bttn will not accept returns on
  • N95/KN95 masks due to the way the may fit or feel while wearing them

Upon receiving your return request, our supply team will determine if your product qualifies for a return based on the above guidelines. Customers are responsible for the shipping costs associated with returning the product, unless the product arrived damaged (please review damage products policy above) or you received the wrong product.

If your order qualifies for a return label (products that are damaged or defective within policy terms), our supply team will issue you a return label through email. You will have 14 business days to drop off your product at the designated courier location.

The product will be inspected for quality assurance upon delivery and a refund will be issued to the original form of payment. Once the refund has been issued it can take up to 7-10 business days to reflect on your original form of payment.

Any requests to return products after 14 days from receipt will be denied.


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