Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de ULTRA FAST-FIX Knot Pusher/Suture Cutter, Straight

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Smith & Nephew Surgical 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
    Smith & nephew internal investigation found the packaging material and design to be insufficient to prevent the ultra fast-fix knot pusher suture cutter’s sharp edges from potentially puncturing the pouch and rendering the device unsterile. to date there have been no complaints or adverse effects associated with this issue.This could potentially lead to a post-operative infection.To date there have been no complaints or adverse effects associated with this issue.
  • Acción
    Smith & Nephew is advising their customers to inspect the inventory and quarantine the affected devices immediately. A Smith & Nephew customer service representative will contact the customer to arrange collection of any affected products and advise on substitute devices available. This action has been closed-out on 11/08/2016.


  • Modelo / Serial
    ULTRA FAST-FIX Knot Pusher/Suture Cutter, StraightProduct No: 72201537All batches manufactured from April 2010 to April 2014 which have corresponding expiration dates of April 2015 to April 2019ARTG Number: 112714
  • Manufacturer