Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Medtronic Clip Gun Magazine, Raney Clip Gun 5pk

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Medtronic Australasia 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 I
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
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  • 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
    Medtronic has identified certain clip gun magazines have failed to meet the requirement of post-sterile seal integrity. testing performed by medtronic showed that the packaging sterile barrier of the pmc manufactured magazine cm8902, does not comply with the applicable packaging standard for terminally sterilised medical devices.Whilst the instructions for use (ifu) state “do not use if package has been previously opened or damaged”, it is possible that the seal breach may go undetected by the users’ naked eye. to date, medtronic has not received any complaints related to a sterile breach or infection that could potentially be related to a sterile breach.
  • Acción
    Medtronic is advising customers to identify affected product and return any unused units to Medtronic. Instructions for return can be found in the Customer Confirmation Form provided with the Customer Letter. Clinicians and their Patients who may have received the listed devices should monitor the patient’s condition to determine if there are any signs of infection. If this is the case, the patient should seek medical attention immediately to treat the infection.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Medtronic Clip Gun Magazine, Raney Clip Gun 5pkModel Number: CM8902Batch Numbers: 54984 and 57188ARTG Number: 98837(Medtronic Australasia - Clip, scalp, single use)
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  • 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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