Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Medline Procedure Packs containing ConvaTec Unomedical Brand Frazier Suction Handle

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Medline International Two Australia 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
    Medline is issuing an instruction’s for use (ifu) for the convatec unomedical brand frazier suction handle. this action is being taken in response to complaints received by convatec in relation to breaking of the instrument at the junction of the handle and the metal tubing when pressure is applied at the tip. if the issue were to occur, it would result in a loss of suction and loss of visibility in the surgical field. there is a low risk of tissue damage or the potential for debris to remain in the surgical field as a result of the device breaking. there have been no injuries reported as a result of this issue.
  • Acción
    The manufacturer has decided to issue an IFU to instruct the users on how to use the product appropriately to avoid any breakage of the instrument. Medline is providing hospitals with the IFU along with the customer letter. This action has been closed-out on 22/02/2017.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Medline Procedure Packs containing ConvaTec Unomedical Brand Frazier Suction HandleMultiple Product Codes and Procedure Packs affectedARTG Numbers: 137394, 137395, 136870, 140054, 140055, 140057, 140058, 140059, 140387, 161683, 161684, 161685
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