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Penguin Newborn Suction

Penguin Newborn Suction is a reusable suction bulb intended for removal of fluids from a newborn's nasal and oral cavities. It is made of transparent, silicone for effective cleaning and high durability.

Penguin Newborn Suction is included in the NeoNatalie Complete Kit, or can be ordered separately.


  • Soft, flexible suction tip with length and shape designed to reduce potential harm to newborn.
  • Reusable and can be sterilized with autoclaving or high-level disinfected with boiling or chemical disinfection.
  • Detachable head for easy cleaning and visual inspection of suctioned matter and cleanliness.
  • Made of high-grade silicone to withstand hundreds of uses.
  • Ergonomic form for precise control.
  • Stands upright and will not roll away.


Catalogue No. 986000

Penguin Newborn Suction


Laerdal Global Health has committed to offer its products on a not-for-profit basis to the countries with the highest maternal and neonatal mortalities, which have not yet reached the targets set by Sustainable Development Goal 3.  If you do not qualify for not-for-profit pricing, please order from Laerdal Medical.



  • Size: 13.3 x 5.22 x 4.95 cm
  • Weight: 0.058 kg
  • Fluid capacity: 75 ml
  • Nozzle diameters: 4.5 mm (outer), 3.0 mm (lumen)


  • Transparent silicone rubber (Not made with natural rubber latex)
  • Suction strength: Depending on hand size and technique, peak suction achieved may be in the range of 50 - 150 mmHg (70-200 cm H2O). Typically 100 mm Hg [136 cm H2O].
  • Operating temperature range: 0 °C to +50 °C


  • Can be sterilized by steam autoclaving at 136 °C, 10-20 minutes
  • Can be high-level disinfected by following methods:
    • Chemical disinfection with activated glutaraldehyde, per manufacturer recommendation
    • Boiling in water, minimum 10 minutes 

Medical Device Standards

  • CE-marked. In compliance with the essential requirements of Council Directive 93/42/EEC as amended by Council Directive 2007/47/EC.
  • US FDA registered (Class I Device).
  • Reusable for multiple patient use.

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