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The easy way out

The fast, flexible way to remove foreign bodies from noses and ears

Katz Extractor removes foreign object from the nose

Designed for ease of use

  • Quick and easy
    Great for restless patients.
  • Small and lightweight
    Easy to hold and maneuver.
  • Fully assembled, ready to use
    No additional equipment needed.
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The Katz Extractor has been an invaluable tool in my practice. Many referrals to ENT have been avoided using this tool!

Joanne Mackin, ENP-C, FNP-C

The original

  • Multiple indications
    The only balloon catheter indicated for use in both the nose and external ear canal.
  • Experience you can trust
    First extractor on the market with the longest history of use.
Katz Extractor removes foreign object from the external ear canal

I used the Katz device to remove an earring from a 6-year-old girl’s ear.
Happy patient = happy mom.

Steven Duney, MD

Enhanced comfort and control

  • 1Smooth advancement
    Domed insertion tip to provide atraumatic advancement in delicate tissues.
  • 2Thoughtful design
    The one-piece molded catheter is flexible and designed to offer catheter column strength for stability and control.
  • 3Balloon
    The syringe is pre-filled with 1 ml/1 cc of air to achieve easy balloon inflation and prevent over-inflation.
  • 4Control
    The finger grip offers increased control when holding the syringe.

Patients can be effectively treated with a quick and easy technique—thanks to Katz!

Kim Morrissette, DO

Have questions about the new Katz design?
We have answers.

Q. Is there a new design of the Katz?
A. Yes! The catheter is now one color: white. The new Katz design also features a one-piece molded catheter rather than the original two-piece design. This helps prevent catheter kinking.

Q. How many come in a box?
A. Five pre-assembled, individually wrapped, and ready-to-use Katz Extractors conveniently come in one box.

Q. Is the Katz indicated for the nose and the ear?
A. Yes, the Katz extractor is a single-use, disposable balloon extractor indicated for use in the nose and ear.

Q. Do I have to assemble anything?
A. No, the Katz arrives fully assembled and ready to use.

Q. Is the Katz Extractor reimbursable?
A. Yes. Click here to download the latest CPT codes.