Slim Microchip T-SL

Slim T-SL vs. Standard T-ISDatamars Slim is a revolutionary, new, polymer microchip that doesn’t compromise read distance for needle gauge. At only 0.05 grams, this remarkably lightweight, biocompatible, polymer microchip allows for implantation at almost any stage in an animal’s life cycle. The thin, 14 gauge (approx. 2 mm) needle allows for smooth, gentle implantation with minimal penetration force.

Datamars Slim (sold in North America under the Microfindr brand) is preloaded into Datamars’ special, ergonomic “No Return Click” syringe. Not only does it give the practitioner peace of mind that implantation has been performed correctly, but it also prevents microchip migration. It offers maximum ergonomic comfort. It allows the practitioner to use the most natural approach and body language with the animal receiving the microchip implant. The syringe can be used with one hand, leaving one hand free to calm the animal. The “No Return Click” offers additional safety features: when properly and fully depressed it gives an audible click to alert the practitioner that implantation has been performed correctly and is complete; in addition, when fully depressed it blocks and locks the injector, which stops the microchip from being retracted into the syringe by the piston while being removed from the animal’s body.  Datamars Slim also has the added benefit of a removable needle – once implantation is complete, separate the needle for easy sharps disposal with your veterinary waste; the remainder of the syringe can be recycled.

Datamars Slim operates at the 134.2 kHz frequency and can be read by all “universal” microchip scanners, or by scanners that are specifically tuned to read at 134.2 kHz. Industry standard, universal scanners can generally read 125 kHz, 128 kHz, and 134.2 KHz. Each syringe comes in an individually wrapped, sterile, peel-open, blister package. Each syringe includes six corresponding, adhesive barcode labels to simplify documentation and record keeping.

The removable needle on Datamars Slim can take a bit of getting used to (especially if you are left-handed). The orange cap should twist just slightly counter-clockwise to be removed in order to implant the microchip. If you turn clockwise, the entire needle assembly will come off. That whole piece is designed to twist off from the body of the syringe so that you can put just that piece in your sharps disposal after implantation, then recycle or throw away the remaining plastic syringe. In addition to the green benefits of recycling vs. trash, this also helps lower your biohazard disposal costs.

For detailed technical specifications, please download the product datasheet (below).

How Does Microchipping Work?

Life would be easier if pets could talk. A microchip gives pets a silent voice when they can’t speak for themselves.

slim_handsMicrochipping is the only unique, unalterable, tamper-proof, permanent form of identification that owners can provide for pets. Once microchipped, owners are encouraged to register their pets so that their contact information is on record in the event that their pet is ever lost or stolen. A microchip that is registered gives your pet a silent voice, and gives owners peace of mind that your beloved pet will find its way home.

A microchip is as small as a grain of rice, and is easily implanted under the skin of your pet between its shoulder blades. It can’t be removed or fall off. Giving a pet an electronic ID is like giving them their own passport.

Today, microchipping and registration is considered the most reliable and efficient means of pet identification and reunification. Cities, states and provinces, even national governments and animal health organizations around the world have introduced legislation to make the electronic identification of companion animals mandatory in an effort to eradicate the problem of unidentified, unclaimed and unwanted pets.

Implantation Sites


How Does Microchipping Work?
Using the Ergonomic Syringe

For North American Customers Only
Microfindr Slim