Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Gynecare Thermachoice III

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
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • 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, balloon, dilation of cervical canal - Product Code PFJ
  • Causa
    Stability data does not substantiate the labeled two-year shelf life of affected product.
  • Acción
    Ethicon, Inc. sent "Urgent: Medical Device Recall (REMOVAL)" notifications and Business Reply Forms dated 12/3/2015 on same date via UPS Next Day Mail to its customers. The notification informed the customers of the issue with the product; how to identify affected product and action required. The customers were instructed to examine their inventory immediately to determine if they have affected product on hand and quarantine the affected product(s); remove the affected product and communicate the issue to relevant operating room or materials management personnel, or anyone else in their facility who needs to be informed; if any affected product has been forwarded to another facility, contact that facility to arrange return; complete and return the enclosed Business Reply Form (BRF) confirming receipt of this notice within three (3) business days to Stericycle by fax at 1-866-792-5453 or by email at, return BRF even if you do not have affected product. Stericycle is handling returns. If the customer requires any assistance with returning product or have any questions, they were instructed to contact the Customer Support Center at 1-877-ETHICON (1-877-384-4266). Ethicon, Inc. issued an update to their 12/3/2015 letter in a notification dated 12/23/2015. The 12/23/2015 notification clarified the lots of the product subject to their recall previously communicated in their 12/3/2015 letter. There are three (3) lots of product subject to the recall that were inadvertently omitted from the original lot listing. The notification stated that "All THERMACHOICE¿ Catheter lots with an expiration date prior to December 10, 2017 are subject to this recall and are required to be returned. The lot number listing of all product subject to the recall is contained in Attachment 1. The expiration date and lot number can be determined by using the Product Identification Tool attached hereto at Attachment 2." The attachments included the updated pr


  • Modelo / Serial
    TC003 (US Only) TC013 (US Only) TC033 (OUS Only) TC043 (OUS Only).   Code, Batch: TC04320, GMMG07; TC00320, GMMG08; TC00320, GMMG09; TC00320, GMMG10; TC04320, GMMG11; TC03320, GPMG01; TC04320, GPMG02; TC00320, GPMG03; TC00320, GPMG04; TC00320, GPMG05; TC01320, GPMG06; TC04320, GPMG07; TC03320, GPMG08; TC04320, GPMG09; TC00320, GPMG10; TC00320, GPMG11; TC00320, HAMG01; TC00320, HAMG02; TC03320, HAMG03; TC04320, HAMG04; TC00320, HAMG05; TC00320, HAMG06; TC00320, HAMG07; TC00320, HAMG08; TC01320, HAMG09; TC03320, HAMG10; TC04320, HAMG11; TC04320, HAMG12; TC00320, HAMG13; TC00320, HAMG14; TC00320, HBMG01; TC00320, HBMG02; TC04320, HBMG03; TC04320, HBMG04; TC03320, HBMG05; TC00320, HBMG06; TC00320, HBMG07; TC04320, HBMG08; TC03320, HBMG09; TC00320, HBMG10; TC00320, HCMG01; TC00320, HCMG02; TC00320, HCMG03; TC00320, HCMG04; TC04320, HCMG05; TC04320, HCMG06; TC03320, HDMG01; TC00320, HDMG02; TC00320, HDMG03; TC00320, HDMG04; TC00320, HDMG05; TC03320, HEMG01; TC04320, HEMG02; TC01320, HEMG03; TC00320, HEMG05; TC00320, HEMG06; TC00320, HEMG07; TC00320, HEMG08; TC04320, HEMG09; TC04320, HGMG01; TC03320, HGMG02; TC00320, HGMG03; TC00320, HGMG04; TC00320, HGMG05; TC00320, HGMG06; TC00320, HGMG07; TC04320, HGMG08; TC04320, HGMG09; TC04320, HGMG10; TC00320, HHMG01; TC00320, HHMG02; TC00320, HHMG03; TC00320, HHMG04; TC03320, HHMG05; TC04320, HHMG06; TC00320, HHMG08; TC00320, HHMG09; TC00320, HHMG10; TC04320, HHMG07; TC00320, HHMG11; TC00320, HHMG12; TC00320, HJMG02; TC00320, HJMG03; TC00320, HJMG04; TC00320, HJMG05; TC00320, HJMG06; TC01320, HJMG07; TC03320, HJMG08; TC04320, HJMG09; TC04320, HJMG10; TC00320, HJMG11; TC00320, HJMG12; TC00320, HJMG13; TC04320, HKMG01; TC00320, HJMG14; TC04320, HKMG02; TC03320, HKMG03; TC00320, HKMG04; TC00320, HKMG05; TC00320, HKMG06; TC04320, HKMG07; TC03320, HKMG08; TC00320, HKMG10; TC00320, HKMG09; TC00320, HKMG11; TC00320, HLMG01; TC00320, HLMG02; TC00320, HLMG03; TC01320, HLMG04; TC04320, HLMG05; TC03320, HLMG06; TC00320, HLMG07; TC00320, HLMG08; TC00320, HLMG09; TC04320, HLMG10; TC03320, HMMG01; TC04320, HMMG02; TC00320, HMMG03; TC00320, HMMG04; TC04320, HMMG05; TC00320, HMMG06; TC00320, HMMG07; TC00320, HPMG01; TC00320, HPMG02; TC04320, HPMG04; TC03320, HPMG03; TC04320, HPMG05; TC00320, HPMG06; TC00320, HPMG07; TC00320, JAMG01; TC00320, JAMG02; TC04320, JAMG03; TC00320, JAMG05; TC00320, JAMG04; TC01320, JAMG06; TC00320, JAMG07; TC04320, JAMG08; TC00320, JAMG10; TC03320, JAMG09; TC00320, JAMG11; TC00320, JBMG01; TC04320, JBMG02; TC04320, JBMG03; TC03320, JBMG04; TC00320, JBMG05; TC00320, JBMG06; TC00320, JBMG07; TC04320, JBMG08; TC00320, JBMG09; TC00320, JBMG10; TC00320, JBMG11; TC04320, JCMG01; TC03320, JCMG02; TC00320, JCMG03; TC00320, JCMG04; TC01320, JCMG05; TC04320, JDMG01; TC00320, JDMG02; TC00320, JDMG03; TC00320, JDMG04; TC04320, JDMG05; TC00320, JDMG06; TC04320, JDMG07; TC00320, JEMG01; TC00320, JEMG02; TC00320, JEMG03; TC00320, JEMG04; TC03320, JEMG05; TC00320, JGMG02; TC04320, JGMG03; TC03320, JGMG04; TC00320, JGMG05; TC00320, JGMG09; TC04320, JGMG10; TC04313, JGMG14; TC04320, JGMG15; TC00320, JGMG16; TC03320, JGMG17; TC00320, JGMG18; TC00320, JHMG02; TC04320, JHMG05; TC00320, JHMG03; TC04320, JHMG04; TC00320, JHMG06; TC00320, JHMG07; TC00320, JHMG08; TC00320, JHMG09; TC00320, JHMG10; TC04320, JHMG11; TC00320, JHMG12; TC03320, JJMG01; TC00320, JJMG02; TC00320, JJMG04; TC00320, JJMG05; TC01320, JJMG06; TC00320, JJMG07; TC03313, JJMG08; TC00320, JJMG09; TC04313, JKMG02; TC00320, JKMG01; TC03313, JKMG03; TC00320, JKMG04; TC00320, JKMG05; TC00320, JKMG06; TC00320, JKMG08; TC04313, JLMG01; TC00320, JLMG02; TC00320, JLMG04; TC03313, JLMG05; and TC00320, JLMG06. As of 1/8/2016, 5 Additional lots (US Only - JKMG01, JKMG04 and JKMG05; OUS Only - JKMG02 and JKMG03) were found to be affected by this field action.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) including Puerto Rico and countries of: India, Belgium, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, Singapore, Aruba and Venezuela.
  • Descripción del producto
    Gynecare Thermachoice III Uterine Balloon Therapy System Ethicon, Inc. || The GYNECARE THERMACHOICE¿ III Uterine Balloon Therapy (UBT) System is a thermal balloon ablation device intended to ablate the endometrial lining of the uterus in pre-menopausal women with menorrhagia (excessive uterine bleeding) due to benign causes for whom childbearing is complete.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Ethicon, Inc., US Highway 22 West, Somerville NJ 08876
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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