Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Bigger BetterBladder

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 Circulatory Technology 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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  • 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
    reservoir, blood, cardiopulmonary - Product Code DTN
  • Causa
    During an fda inspection, it was discovered that the firm had conducted a silent recall of its bigger better bladder device after receiving a complaint from a hospital that the device collapsed during a procedure thereby obstructing flow.
  • Acción
    The firm, Circulatory Technology, Inc., sent an email to Bigger Better-Bladder end user accounts on 6/03/09 and again on 6/13/09. The firm followed up with phone calls to the user customers. The emails and calls discussed the product, problem and the actions to be taken by the customers. The customers are ask to examine their stock of Bigger Better-Bladder for the affected units and then visually examine each unit to assure that adhesive has been applied and when the tube is bent away from cap, no separation is visible along the joint between the two according to the picture provided. The customers should return for full credit or a replacement of any product that has a separation of the seal. Please feel free to contact Mr. Yehuda Tamari at 516-624-2424 with any questions.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Number 9910-18907 (exp. 10/2011)
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • Distribución
    Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Washington DC, and Germany.
  • Descripción del producto
    The Bigger Better-Bladder, Catalog Number BBB38 (with 3/8 inch ID tubing), Sterile, Single use only --- Manufactured for: Circulatory Technology Inc., 21 Singworth Street, Oyster Bay, 11771 (516) 624-2424 --- 510 (k) 981284.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Circulatory Technology Inc, 21 Singworth Street, Oyster Bay NY 11771-3703
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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