3D-printed Nasopharyngeal Swabs (Case of 250; $2/pc)
3D-printed Nasopharyngeal Swabs (Case of 250; $2/pc)

3D-printed Nasopharyngeal Swabs (Case of 250; $2/pc)

Regular price $500.00 $0.00 Unit price per

The Product

Nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs are designed to collect upper respiratory specimens from patients with signs and symptoms of respiratory infection. The swabs are thin, flexible sticks with a textured tip to collect an adequate epithelial cell sample. 

These are sold in boxes of 250 pieces for $500. For quantities over 100,000, please contact us at contact@operationmasks.org.


  • Weight: 1g / swab
  • Each order contains 250 swabs
  • 3D printed with Formlabs Surgical Guide Resin, which has been evaluated in accordance with ISO 10993-1:2018, Biological Evaluation of Medical Device
  • Each stick has an intentionally weak break point in the stem so the tip end can be easily detached and placed in the transport vial
  • NP swabs are a Class 1, 510(k) exempt in vitro diagnostic medical device

Swab Storage

  • Swab mechanical properties have been tested to meet required specifications after being left exposed to light for 30 days
  • Keep the swabs in a light-proof container so that swabs can continue to meet material requirements for up to 1 year
  • Do not leave swabs sitting in a jar of alcohol - they will soften

Suggested Disinfection Procedures

These swabs are not sterilized. They can be sterilized or disinfected using any of these processes:

  1. Autoclave
  2. Aerosolized hydrogen peroxide (spray bottle)
  3. Brief exposure to UV light
  4. Brief dip in isopropyl alcohol followed by air-drying

For additional questions on disinfection procedures contact info@tethon3d.com.

About Tethon3D

  • Tethon3D is registered with the FDA (FEI: 3016693260; Owner/Operator Number: 10067739)
  • The Tethon 3D Nasopharyngeal Swab is listed with the FDA under product KXF (applicator, absorbent tipped, non-sterile)
  • Tethon3D is based in Omaha, NE with over 1,000 customers in 40 countries
  • Tethon 3D is the leading global manufacturer of ceramic materials for additive manufacturing


Swabs ship from Omaha, Nebraska. Boxes are 7.5 x 4 x 2.5 inches and weigh approximately 10oz. You can choose UPS shipping speeds to suit your needs during the checkout process.

Sales Tax

If you're a tax-exempt organization and see a sales tax in the checkout process, please email us (popup@operationmasks.org) with the email address of the account you created and we will mark it as tax-exempt!