Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Bausch & Lomb MicroFlow 2.2 30 Phaco Needle

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 Bausch & Lomb 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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número 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
    unit, phacofragmentation - Product Code HQC
  • Causa
    Users may incorrectly assemble the plastic needle wrench to the phacoemulsification needle resulting in the generation of plastic particulate.
  • Acción
    The recalling firm, Bausch & Lomb, issued an "URGENT: PHACO NEEDLE WRENCH CORRECTION" letter dated January 7, 2010, via first class mail to all customers. The letter describes the product, problem and actions to be taken by the customers. The letter also provides instructions and pictorial representations demonstrating proper seating of the needle to the wrench as well as a description of the appropriate force to tighten the needle to the handpiece. The customers were instructed to please read and follow the attached instructions entitled (Potential for Particulate Matter in the eye and proper assembly and use of needle wrench) and fill-out and return/fax at 949-716-8362, the Bausch & Lomb Phacoemulsification Needle Wrench Particulate correction form. If you have any questions or concerns please contact, Chris Willis or Stephen Haight at 1-800-387-3284.


  • Modelo / Serial
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA and Germany, France, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Finland, The Netherlands, Switzerland, U.K., Austria, Luxembourg, Ireland, Hong Kong, New Zealand, India, Australia, and Japan.
  • Descripción del producto
    Bausch & Lomb MicroFlow 2.2 30¿ Phaco Needle, Model DP8730S, 6 pouches/box. The firm name on the label is Bausch & Lomb Incorporated, Rochester, NY. || The plastic needle wrench contained in the package is used to tighten or untighten phacoemulsification needles on phaco handpieces of the Millenium and Stellaris machines. The Millenium and Stellaris are used by ophthalmic surgeons to emulsify and aspirate cataract material during cataract surgery, to cut and aspirate vitreous material during anterior and posterior segment surgery, and to drive a variety of handpieces during posterior segment surgery.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Bausch & Lomb Inc, 1400 North Goodman Street, Rochester NY 14609-3547
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