Manufacturers of breathing systems and driving gases, enteral, limb cuff inflation, and neuraxial devices will need to redesign their products to accept the new connector standards as they are approved. Manufacturers are prepared to launch new connectors with minimal disruption to supply and clinical practice. You should anticipate a phased approach to the launch of new connectors, starting with enteral devices in 2014. Manufacturers are expected to synchronize the introduction of new standard connectors with a transition plan to assist customers’ conversion from existing products in the market.