Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Covidien Kangaroo Polyurethane Feeding Tube

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
    Tubes, gastrointestinal (and accessories) - Product Code KNT
  • Causa
    8fr 16 pvc tubes were packaged in a 6.5 fr 36 polyurethane packs and 8fr 20 pvc tubes were packaged in an 8fr 20 polyurethane packs.
  • Acción
    Medtronic/Covidien Customers notified via an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter, dated January 22, 2016. The letter identifies the affected product, instructs customers to discontinue use and quarantine any of the product, and return all affected inventory. Customers are also to complete the "Recalled Product Return Form." Questions or concerns can be directed to a Medtronic representative or Customer Service at 800-882-5878.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Code: 521808064X
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- US, to the state of CA; and, to Australia and Europe.
  • Descripción del producto
    Covidien Kangaroo Polyurethane Feeding Tube Radiopaque Line, Safe Enteral Connections 8 Fr/Ch (2.7 mm) x 20" (51 cm); Catalog Number: 461701. || Intended for pediatric feeding.
  • 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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