All aspects of the pump were carefully considered and thoroughly tested for robustness and durability; the pumping mechanism typically has to withstand over 150 million cycles in its lifetime. In all over 40 bio/chemical and electro/mechanical tests were carried out to ensure absolute safety for both mother and baby.
The Affinity pump is FDA and UL approved for use as a medical device worldwide and is one of the most advanced and affordable pumps available. It was launched in 2010 and is now available from several major outlets including Target and Walmart.
The Lansinoh Affinity double electric breast pump was a highly commended Finalist in the UK Plastics Industry Awards 2011.