Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Covidien Curity Eye Pad Oval

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.

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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
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Pad, eye - Product Code HMP
  • Causa
    Product sterility is compromised due to breach of sterile barrier.
  • Acción
    Medtronic/Covidien) initiated recall by letter on March 3, 2017 via Federal Express. The letter instructs customers to discontinue use of the product and return all inventory to Medtronic (Covidien), 195 McDermott Road, North Haven, CT 06473, Attention: Field Returns Department. Contact Medtronic representative or Customer Service at (800) 882-5878 For questions regarding this recall call 203-492-5000.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Number beginning with: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 Expiration Date: From February 2017 through November 2021
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution. US (Nationwide), Internationally to Canada, Australia, Brunei, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, Singapore, Andorra, Belgium, Botswana, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Libya, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Namibia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Russian Federation, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Slovakia, South Africa, Switzerland, UAE, and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Covidien Curity Eye Pad Oval, 1-5/8 x 2-5/8 (4.2 cm x 6.7 cm), Sterile || Item Code: 2841 || The sterile eye pad is a device that consists of a pad made of various materials, such as gauze and cotton, intended for use as a bandage over the eye for protection or absorption of secretions. It is supplied sterile to allow for use in the operating room, and for application to the eye following injury and or surgery in order to reduce the likelihood of introduction of infection
  • 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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