Nellcor™ sensor products with OxiMax™ technology are remanufactured to meet the same quality specifications as new Nellcor™ sensors.

When a hospital purchases remanufactured Nellcor™ sensors from Medtronic, it's getting high-quality products at significant cost savings. The sensors are remanufactured to original quality specifications.

The Nellcor™ Sensor Remanufacturing Program Makes Good Business Sense

Remanufacturing Nellcor™ sensors cuts the cost of medical supplies, reduces medical waste and helps the environment.

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For every qualifying sensor returned, the customer can purchase one remanufacturable sensor (i.e., 1 X credit calculation).*

Spo2(70%-100%) New([FOOTNOTE=Nellcor™ Sensors with OxiMax™ Technology Accuracy Grid. 2007. Available at: http://www.nellcor.com/_catalog/pdf/sns/prodman/10020661a00.pdf.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]) Remanufactured*([FOOTNOTE=FDA 510(k).],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])
Adhesive A/P/I/AL ± 2 digits ± 2 digits
Adhesive Neonate ± 2 digits ± 2 digits
Perfusion Range 0.03% - 20% 0.03% - 20%
Low Perfusion ± 2 digits ± 2 digits
Pulse Rate New1 Remanufactured2
Pulse Rate 20 -250 bpm ± 3 digits 20 - 250 bpm ± 3 digits
Low Perfusion 20 -250 bpm ± 3 digits 20 -250 bpm ± 3 digits

†When used with Nellcor pulse oximeters. For use with other manufacturers’ monitors, obtain relevant information from those manufacturers. All accuracies are expressed as ± “X” digits. Pulse oximeter equipment measurements are statically distributed; about two-thirds of pulse oximeter measurements can be expected to fall in this accuracy range.

*Remanufactured sensors have only been validated in the 70% - 100% SpO2 range. Neonate specifications are shown for OXIMAX MAX-N sensors with the N-600x.

Clinical functionality of the MAX-N sensor has been demonstrated on a population of hospitalized neonate patients. The observed SpO2 accuracy was 2.5% in a study of 42 patients with ages of 1 to 23 days, weight from 750 to 4,100 grams, and 63 observations made spanning a range of 85% to 99% SaO2.


Pulse oximetry innovation

OxiMax™ technology opens up a whole new world of pulse oximetry innovation that can help clinicians provide better patient care by more effectively monitoring a broader range of patients, including those who may have been difficult to monitor in the past based on certain clinical considerations.

  • * Some accounts have been grandfathered into 1.5X.