Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de BiPolar Vaporization Electrodes

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 Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corp..

¿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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
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  • 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
    Resectoscope - Product Code FJL
  • Causa
    Richard wolf medical instrument corporation recieved a complaint stating that a 4630024 vaporization electrode was packaged in a 4630022 pouch.
  • Acción
    The firm, Richard Wolf, sent an "Urgent: Medical Device Recall" letter dated September 16, 2013, to its customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to inspect their inventory of vaporization electrodes from lot 426111, contact Richard Wolf Medical Instrument Corporation at 800-323-9653 x 344 or ext 225 or ext. 380 to inform Richard Wolf Medical Instrument Corporation if the customer has or does not have any devices from this lot, return the affected devices with the return authorization provided by Richard Wolf Medical Instrument Corporation for credit, and complete and return the attached Recall Response form via fax to: 847-913-0924; email:; or mailed to: Richard Wolf Medical Instrument Corporation, 353 Corporate Woods Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-3110. Customers who require urgent replacement of the affected devices can contact their customer service representative for replacement. If you have any questions, call 800-323-9653 x 344.


  • Modelo / Serial
    *** Individual Units ***  Product Code: 4630022 (single);  Lot: 426111;  Expiration Date: 2016/06;  *** Cartons ***  Product Code: 46300223 (box of 3);  Lot: 426111;  Expiration Date: 2016/06;
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide distribution: US including states of: CA, GA, IL, KY, LA, MI, MD, NY, OR, TX, VA and Puerto Rico.
  • Descripción del producto
    Individual units labeled in part: REF: 4630022; for S(a)line resectoscopes; Vaporization electrode, sterite; 4mm telescope 30 25 / 12: only for continuous irrigation sheath 24,5 Fr.; LOT 426111; 2011/06; 2016/06; STERILE; RICHARD WOLF; || Cartons of 3 units labeled in part: REF 46300223; Vaporization electrode, sterile; 4mm telescope 30/25/12; only for continuous irrigation sheath 24,5 Fr.; Lot 426111; 2011/06; 2016/06; STERILE; RICHARD WOLF || S(a)line Resectoscopes are used for endoscopically controlled removal (ablation) of tissue using 0.9% NaCl solution (saline) as the irrigation medium. It can also be used for monopolar resection if necessary.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corp., 353 Corporate Woods Pkwy, Vernon Hills IL 60061-3110
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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