Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Devon Light Glove

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Covidien Pty Ltd.

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class II
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    Australian data is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Australia.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
  • Causa
    Covidien received reports that the light glove may contain splits or holes or be torn. should the user be unaware that the light glove is torn or split, a mode of transfer of microorganisms from the light handle into the patient wound is possible in the event the clinician touches the handle and then the sterile field. no adverse events have been reported.
  • Acción
    Covidien is requesting the customers to immediately quarantine and discontinue use of the affected devices. Replacement product is not available at this time and Covidien will be issuing credit for the returned, unused and unexpired device(s). This action has been closed-out on 08/08/2016.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Devon Light GloveItem Number and Item Description 571711 NS-3600-B LITE GLOVE31140208 3611 LITE GLOVE31140216 3613 LITEGLOVE CS19231140257 3612 THEATRE LITE GLOVELot numbers beginning with 508xxxx or lowerManufactured: March 2012 through March 2015ARTG number: 186761
  • Manufacturer


  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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