Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Ambler Surgical

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Instrumed International, Inc..

¿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.

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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Tonometer, manual - Product Code HKY
  • Causa
    The reason these devices are being withdrawn from the market by instrumed is that instrumed did not market these devices prior to september 26, 1976, and therefore, does not meet all fda requirements to market the devices as "pre-amendment" devices.
  • Acción
    Instrumed sent an URGENT: MEDICAL DEVICE MARKET WITHDRAWAL letters dated October 9, 2014 to all affected customers. The letter included instructions for customers to: 1) examine their inventory to determine if there are any recalled devices; 2) complete and return the enclosed Confirmation Request Form; 3) return the recalled devices; and 4) share the recall information with facility staff. Customers with questions were instructed to contact Instrumed by telephone at 847-908-6119.


  • Modelo / Serial
    1) Instrumed Product Name: Schoitz Weights 7.5 grams; Instrumed Product Number: 720-55812; Trade Name: Ambler Surgical; Ambler Surgical Product Name: Schoitz Weights 7.5 grams; Ambler Surgical Item Number: 5754B; Lot Number: 050411.   2) Instrumed Product Name: Schoitz Weights 15.0 grams; Instrumed Product Number: 720-55822; Trade Name: Ambler Surgical; Ambler Surgical Product Name: Schoitz Weights 15.0 grams; Ambler Surgical Item Number: 5754F; Lot Number: 050411.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including AZ, CA, FL, IL, KS, MI, NC, OH, PA, TN, TX, and VA.
  • Descripción del producto
    Schoitz weights are manual devices used with Schoitz tonometers and are intended to measure intraocular pressure by applying a known force on the globe of the eye and measuring the amount of indentation produced (Schiotz type) or to measure intraocular tension by applanation (applying a small flat disk to the cornea) and are sold under the Ambler Surgical brand name.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Instrumed International, Inc., 626 Cooper Ct, Schaumburg IL 60173-4537
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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