Disposable variant of the ScruffGuard. With a ScruffGuard, you can handle and dose small animals gently, while avoiding bites and needlestick injuries. A ScruffGuard can be used to administer substances by subcutaneous, intraperitoneal and intramuscular routes. It can be used to implant microchips subcutaneously for identification purposes. A ScruffGuard is particularly helpful for trainees who are learning to handle small animals for the first time. Dimensions 12.4 × 5.3 × 2cm, made from eco-friendly fibrous by-product left over after extraction of juice from sugar cane. Non-sterile, however the ScruffGuard disposable may be autoclaved at a maximum of 121 degrees celsius.