The Sawyer SP620 Pliers are ideal for the following applications:
The Sawyer SP620 Tick Pliers features a unique cradle head that lifts a tick without squeezing the saliva from the tick into the skin. Also known as part number SP620, these pliers make it easy, safe and fast to remove ticks from humans and pets. The saliva of the tick could contain bacteria that cause lyme and other infectious-related diseases. The built-in magnifier allows tick inspection and for examining the bite site.
Sawyer SP620 Tick Removing Pliers specifications:
Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a disease that is transmitted by ticks carrying a type of bacteria. In various regions of the United States, Central and South America, bacteria is carried by either the wood tick, dog tick or other ticks known to certain areas. Bacteria can also infect those who crush ticks removed from their pets with their bare fingers. With the Sawyer Tick Pliers ticks are safely removed without twisting, touching or squeezing the tick.