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Laerdal Suction Unit (LSU)

The Laerdal Suction Unit (LSU) is a portable, powerful and highly reliable suction unit designed for optimal preparation in emergency situations.

The LSU is available as a reusable or semi-disposable option, depending on your requirements.

The Laerdal Suction Unit (LSU) sets the standard

The Laerdal Suction Unit is used all over the world by countless providers as it is:

  • Powerful and effective

  • Prepared for emergency situations

  • Effective at improving patient safety

Video Demonstration

How to use and run a device test on the LSU as well as assembly, disassembly and cleaning guidance.

LSU Reusable

With completely reusable parts

LSU Serres

With a reusable canister and disposable liner to avoid contact with contaminates.

Powerful and Effective

The suction unit’s quiet running and shock & splash proof design makes it an excellent option in nearly all settings. In extreme situations, the LSU can reach a vacuum of 500 + mmHg and has a flow rate of >25 LPM, exceeding International Standards.

Techincal and performance

CE marked - This product is in compliance with the essential requirements of Council Directive 93/42/EEC Medical Device Directive, as amended by Council Directive 2007/47/EC, class IIa

  • One-hand-grip design
  • 3 canister options:
    • Bemis Disposable Canister systems (USA only)
    • Serres Suction Bag Canister system
    • Laerdal Resuable Canister system
  • Easy to convert between the canister systems
  • High efficiency filter kit
  • HEPA rated bacterial filter
  • Does not contain latex
  • Big vacuum regulator dial
  • LED display for use day or night
  • TEST - Device Diagnostics program
  • Children vacuum range area (marked in blue) on the control panel
  • No-tools-necessary field changeable battery
  • Rechargeable Battery, NiMH, 12 VDC 2 Ah
  • External Battery Charger
  • 12V DC Power-cord for connection to vehicle connection
  • 5 year limited warranty (excluding the canisters, tubing systems and battery. Battery = 90 days)
  • High flow / High vacuum
  • Air Flow: >25 LPM (free flow)
  • Vacuum - Max.: 500+ mmHg (67 kPA)
  • Vacuum - Range: 80 - 500+ mmHg (11 - 67 kPa)
  • Battery run time: Approximately 45 minutes (free flow) - 30 minutes for the US model
  • Noise level: 46 - 56 dBA (80 - 500 mmHg)
Dimensions / weight
  • Dimensions: 31.5 cm x 33 cm x 16 cm (12.4" x 13" x 6.3")
  • Weight: 4 kg (8.9 lbs)
  • Canister capacity: 1000 ml and 1200 ml


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