Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Covidien

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 Covidien LLC.

¿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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación 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
    Catheter, retention type, balloon - Product Code EZL
  • Causa
    Aplicare castile soap towelettes included in the foley trays and mid stream specimen kits are contaminated with bacteria.
  • Acción
    Medtronic/Covidien notfiied customersl via Federal Express on January 22, 2016,, The letter instructs customers to not use the Castile Soap Towelettes contained in the product kits listed on Attachment 1 and discard the affected towelettes. The Castile Soap packet included in these kits does not impact the integrity of the remaining products in the kit. Questions or concerns, contact your Medtronic representative or Customer Service at (800) 882-5878. For questions regarding this recall call 203-492-5000.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Codes: 511059764X 516853664X 521750064X 525350464X
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US (nationwide) and to Canada.
  • Descripción del producto
    Covidien Dover PREM 16FR UL LTX FOLEY TRY CSD || Item Code: PP16ULD || Castile soap towelettes are used to clean the genital area for male and female patients
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Covidien LLC, 60 Middletown Ave, North Haven CT 06473-3908
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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