Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Coated VICRYL RAPIDE (polyglactin 910) Braided Coated Synthetic Absorbable Suture

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 Ethicon, 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
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  • Estado del evento
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  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • Fuente del evento
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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
    Suture, absorable, synthetic, polyglycolic acid - Product Code GAM
  • Causa
    Channels in the packaging seal that can lead to suture degradation and loss of packaging integrity. recall z-0021-2009 was initiated in 2008. ethicon had decided to recall all sutures product during the may to june 2007 timeframe.
  • Acción
    "Expansion of 2008 Voluntary Recall" notification letters dated April 20, 2010 were sent by second day UPS to customers, distributors, Materials Managers, Director of Surgical Services, and Directors of Risk Management. The letters state that the expansion includes 37 lots of products. The letters describe the product, problem and action t to be taken by customers. The customers were instructed to immediately discontinue use of any of the affected product and to remove from all inventory and returned to Stericycle. If they are not returning product, they should mail the enclosed business reply card to Stericycle. The customers should notify their end customers of this recall. If their end customers have the affected product they should first call 1-888-345-0483 to get appropriate shipping labels. THIS RECALL EXPANSION ONLY IMPACTS THE VICRYL RAPID SUTURE. THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE THE VICRYL* ADN VICRYL* PLUS PRODUCTS. Please don't hesitate to contact Christie Bielinski directly at 908-218-2553 or via email at should you have any questions or require additional information.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Sales code Lot# mfg date Exp date VR496 ZE9CZME0 04-Jun-07 2012-05 VR944 ZE9GLZD0 05-Jun-07 2012-05 VR932 ZE9HGDG0 06-Jun-07 2012-05 VR496 ZE9GHCE0 06-Jun-07 2012-05 VR844 ZE9GSWE0 07-Jun-07 2012-05 VR845 ZE9HCMG0 07-Jun-07 2012-05 VR917 ZE9GWPD0 30-May-07 2012-05 VR496 ZE9HGGE0 12-Jun-07 2012-05 VR834 ZE9HPHG0 11-Jul-07 2012-05 VR935 ZE9JGGE0 06-Jun-07 2012-05 VR493 ZE9JTHE0 15-Jun-07 2012-05 VR416 ZE9KHXC0 22-Jun-07 2012-05 VR494 ZE9KLTE0 14-Jun-07 2012-05 VR417 ZE9JLQD0 06-Jun-07 2012-05 VR496 ZE9JZTE0 27-Jun-07 2012-05 VR493 ZG9CSPE0 27-Jun-07 2012-06 VR497 ZE9KPLE0 20-Jun-07 2012-05 VR496 ZE9KCGE0 25-Jun-07 2012-05 VR944 ZG9BJTD0 28-Jun-07 2012-06 VR834 ZG9DHJG0 03-Jul-07 2012-06 VR496 ZG9CLZE0 26-Jun-07 2012-06 VR426 ZG9CWJE0 26-Jun-07 2012-06 VR490 ZG9DMTD0 03-Jul-07 2012-06 VR945 ZG9DTKG0 29-Jun-07 2012-06 VR845 ZG9GDDG0 03-Jul-07 2012-06 VR496 ZG9DHPE0 03-Jul-07 2012-06 VR835 ZG9GLMG0 29-Jun-07 2012-06 VR844 ZG9GJQE0 03-Jul-07 2012-06 VR931 ZG9GJSH0 03-Jul-07 2012-06 VR932 ZG9HZLG0 03-Jul-07 2012-06 VR497 ZG9GZRE0 03-Jul-07 2012-06 VR944 ZG9GZSD0 29-Jun-07 2012-06 VR917 ZG9JBXD0 11-Jul-07 2012-06 VR945 ZG9HQWG0 10-Jul-07 2012-06 VR497 ZG9JRBE0 11-Jul-07 2012-06 VR416 ZG9KHSC0 11-Jul-07 2012-06 VR493 ZG9JTSE0 12-Jul-07 2012-06
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA and Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Middle East, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • Descripción del producto
    Coated VICRYL RAPIDE (polyglactin 910) Braided Coated Synthetic Absorbable Suture, Undyed. || Intended use: Soft Tissue approximation.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Ethicon, Inc., US Highway 22 West, Somerville NJ 08876
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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