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Facing a Rescheduled or Delayed Appointment
with your Healthcare Provider?
A Blom-Singer® Plug Insert Offers You an Option

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve. How healthcare services are accessed is also changing. To minimize the risk of transmission of the virus, many clinics are rescheduling non-essential appointments to keep patients and others safe. During this time, laryngectomy and tracheostomy patients may face greater challenges. They need to be more vigilant than the general population about protecting themselves against contact with COVID-19. If you have a tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis (TEP), the plug insert may be used temporarily in conjunction with a Blom-Singer indwelling voice prosthesis to prevent leakage of fluids through the voice prosthesis into the trachea during swallowing.

Leakage Management

The plug insert is designed to prevent leakage through the voice prosthesis while waiting for an appointment with a clinician who can evaluate you and your TEP.

Step-by-Step Guide

The placement and removal of the plug insert are illustrated in a sequence of easy-to-follow steps. Instructions for use are also available. The links to both are located at the bottom of this page. In addition, our team of clinical specialists are available to answer your questions about the product.

Product Information

Blom-Singer Plug Inserts

IN 4069 - 16 Fr. Plug Insert (Advantage and Classic, 6mm to 20mm)
IN 4070 - 20 Fr. Plug Insert (Advantage and Classic, 6mm to 20 mm)

Direct Shipment

In the U.S., the plug Insert is available with a prescription and may be shipped free of charge directly to patients via FedEx Ground. Expedited shipments are available at an additional cost. Download the RX form here.

Dedicated Support

Our dedicated teams of territory managers, clinical specialists, and customer service representatives are available to answer your questions or to assist you with placing an order.

Contact Us

Telephone: Toll-Free: 800.477.5969 or +1.805.684.9337
Fax: Toll-Free: 888.371.1530 or +1.805.684.8594

To place an order, email
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If outside the US: Contact your international distributor to order or contact our customer service department to find a distributor near you

Download Plug Insert instructions Download Instructions For Use