Total dose needles are available in the 5 most commonly used sizes - orange (16 and 25mm), blue (25mm and 30mm), and green (40mm).
Please note that Total Dose needles fit best on the Nevershare 2ml syringe, and do NOT fit on:
* Terumo 1ml, , or 5ml syringes;
* The BD 2ml 'Emerald' syringe;
* Frontier (and some other) 2ml, 5ml, and 10ml syringes; or
* Syringes with a spike that goes into the tip of the syringe.
Click on the images or product names below for more information.
This updated second edition of the poster is 660 x 297 mm and shows all the needle lengths and guages used by injecting drug users, and has a clear harm reduction message: "use the shortest, thinnest needle you can".
An essential addition to the wall of all needle and syringe programmes this poster will stimulate discussion about needle selection, encourage services to stock a range of needles, and reduce the harm caused by inappropriate needle selection.
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If you are in any doubt about the appropriate use of any needle, or which needles can be used as an alternative, you can find out all you need to know on
There is an article on the anatomy of a syringe on the needles and syringes at the bottom of the needles and syringes product listing page.
All the needles on the poster are available on our website, and, in the 'product briefing' section of all the needles on our site, there is extensive guidance on the uses, risks and alternatives: