Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall ETHICON SURGIFLO HEMOSTATIC MATRIX KIT Plus FlexTip with Thrombin

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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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 1
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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
    Agent, absorbable hemostatic, collagen based - Product Code LMF
  • Causa
    Surgiflo hemostatic matrix kit & surgiflo hemostatic matrix kit with thrombin have an issue within the packing process where a cut could potentially breach the double tyvek pouch of the packaging.
  • Acción
    Ethicon Inc. sent an Urgent Product Information letter dated August 21, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to inspect their inventory to determine if they have any of the affected product. Affected product should be returned for replacement to Stericycle using the enclosed pre-paid shipping label. Customers with questions should call 1-877-384-4266 or contact their Ethicon Biosurgery Sales Representative. For questions regarding this recall call 877-384-4266.


  • Modelo / Serial
    PMA: P990004 Medical Device Listing Number: D100622  Product Code 2993  Lot/Batch Numbers:  239346 Exp Jan-13 239411 Exp Jun-13
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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the countries of Russia, China, and the European Union.
  • Descripción del producto
    ETHICON SURGIFLO HEMOSTATIC MATRIX KIT Plus FlexTip with Thrombin distributed by ETHICON ETHICON Inc. Somerville, NJ 08876 USA || Ref 2993 || SURGIFLO Hemostatic Matrix, mixed with sterile saline or thrombin solution, is indicated for surgical procedures (except ophthalmic) for hemostasis, when control of capillary, venous and arteriolar bleeding by pressure, ligature, and other conventional procedures is ineffective or impractical. This is a topical absorbable hemostat consisting of a flowable gelatin matrix (paste) and a lyophilized Thrombin component. This kit also contains components necessary for preparing and applying the matrix during surgery.
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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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