Designed by a cardiovascular surgeons and safety engineers, the DeRoyal Retractable Safety Scalpel protects healthcare professionals from injury and infection caused by accidental cuts from exposed scalpel blades. These safety scalpels offer a comfortable styling for a variety of hand positions and allow one-hand opening and retraction of the surgical blade for repeated protection during procedures. An audible and tactile “click” helps to identify blade’s open and locked position. The DeRoyal Scalpels are available with stainless steel Swann Morton Blades in size 10, 11 and 15 to accommodate nearly 95 percent of all surgical procedures. The scalpels also feature ribbed finger grips to ensure slip resistance in gloved hands. To improve sharps safety in the sterile field, the fully visible blade position is detectable at all times.