Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Arm Sling

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 Owens & Minor Distribution, 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
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • 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
    Sling, arm - Product Code ILI
  • Causa
    Owens & minor is the initial importer and private label distributor of medi choice arm slings (product). the product is manufactured in china by tops medical articles nantong inc. owens & minor first learned of the product issue that prompted the product removal action via customer complaints received in september 2016. two customer complaints received on september 1"1, 2016 reported surface contamination on the arm slings. two additional complaints reported on september 19, 2016 and october 7, 2016 reported the same issue. upon receipt of the complaints on september 1, 2016, owens & minor immediately initiated a capa investigation for root cause analysis and determination of corrective/preventive actions. a quality inspection of inventory confirmed that the surface contamination was confined to lots manufactured in may, june, and july of 2016. the surface contamination for these lots was found to be frequent. subsequent august product lots were inspected and no surface contamination was found. limited inventory from lots prior to may 2016 were available and inspected as well. no surface contamination was found on these prior lots. owens & minor has quarantined the affected product lots. the product is on hold at all owens & minor distribution centers (dc). samples of contaminated product have been sent to the manufacturer for evaluation and to a certified testing lab for identification of contaminate. these results are pending at this time. based on the frequency of the product defect as well as evaluation of potential adverse health event risk, owens & minor initiated a voluntary recall for the above stated affected product lots.
  • Acción
    The firm, Owens&Minor;, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated 11/9/2016 to its consignees/customers including a Recall Response Form. The letter describe the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to examine your inventory and identify all affected product; immediately stop using all affected product; quarantine all affected product per your facility's Standard Operating Procedures; if you have further distributed this product, identify patients/customers who received product and notify them at once; and complete and return Recall Response Form via email:, fax to 804-723-7100, or mail to the O&M; Distribution Center (DC) Attn: Recall Officer (even if you do not have any affected product). Note: upon receipt of the Recall Response Form, the DC will contact you with the appropriate RGA and instructions for product return. If you have any questions concerning credit and/or replacement of affected product or this recall, please call 804-723-7000 or contact your O&M; Sales Representative or Customer Service Representative at the local O&M; Distribution Center.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Item# Lot Number(s)  SL2103 1605BC02A, 1606BC02A  V'-SL2104 1605BC03A, 1606BC03A, 1607BC03A  V'-SL2105 1605BC04A, 1606BC04A, 1607BC04A  V'-SL2106 1605BC05A, 1606BC05A, 1607BC05A ASL2150 1605BC06A, 1607BC06A
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Nationwide Distribution.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medi Choice Arm Slings || ASL 2103 Small 7.5 x 12.5 Inch 1/EA, 24 ENCA || ASL 2104 Medium 8 x 15 Inch 1/EA, 24 ENCA || ASL 2105 Large 8.5 x 17.5 Inch 1/EA, 24 ENCA || ASL 2106 Extra-Large 9 x 20 Inch 1/EA, 24 ENCA || ASL 2150 Universal 7 x 18 Inch 1/EA, 24 ENCA || Medical - An arm sling is a device intended for medical purposes to immobilize the arm, by means of a fabric band suspended from around the neck.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Owens & Minor Distribution, Inc., 9120 Lockwood Blvd, Mechanicsville VA 23116-2015
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source