Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Ethicon Fast Absorbing Plain Gut MultiPass Needles, Sterile, Absorbable Surgical Suture

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 Ethicon, 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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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Suture, absorbable, natural - Product Code GAL
  • Causa
    Ethicon fast absorbing surgical gut (plain) suture is being recalled because the labeling on the box and foil are incomplete.
  • Acción
    Ethicon initiated this voluntary recall by sending an Urgent: Medical Device Recall (Removal) Letter/Business Reply Form (BRF) dated May 8, 2015 to their affected customers via UPS. Stericycle will be handling returns. The letters identified the affected device and the reason for the recall. Customers were asked to examine their inventory immediately to determine if they had affected devices on hand. If so, they are to remove the affected product and communicate the issue to any necessary personnel. Customers with questions were advised to contact their local sales representative or call the Customer Support Center at 1-877-384-4266. For questions regarding this recall call 908-218-0707.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Product Code: 1915G (box label); 1915 (Tyvek/Foil label) Product Lot #'s JC6395, JC6417, JCK328, JCK329, JCK384, JCK716, JCM669, JCM757, JCZ987, JC5020, JC6710, JCM535, JCK330, JCK460, JCM668, JC5629 and JCM475.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- US (nationwide) and Canada.
  • Descripción del producto
    Ethicon Fast Absorbing Plain Gut - MultiPass Needles, Sterile, Absorbable Surgical Suture, 5-0 (1.5 metric), 18" (45 cm), Conventional Cutting, Lot #JD6163, Exp: July 2019. || Fast absorbing surgical gut suture is a strand of collagenous material prepared from the submucosal layers of the small intestine of healthy sheep, or from the serosal layers of the small intestine of healthy cattle. Fast absorbing surgical gut sutures are sterile and elecit only a slight to minimal tissue reaction during absorption.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Ethicon, Inc., US Highway 22 West, Somerville NJ 08876
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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