Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Heparin I.V. Flush Syringe 100 units/mL

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 Medefil Incorporated.

¿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
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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
    Heparin Vascular Access Flush - Product Code NZW
  • Causa
    The heparin lock flush solution was manufactured with contaminated heparin sodium usp active pharmaceutical ingredient (api).
  • Acción
    Medefil faxed/emailed the direct accounts on 11/1/10, and sent the accounts a hard copy of the Urgent Product Recall letter, dated 11/1/2010, on 11/2/10. The accounts were informed of Medefil's recall of 18 lots of Heparin I.V. Flush Syringes produced from the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) Heparin Sodium, USP, lot 1035-0780, that has been recalled by the manufacturer, Scientific Protein Laboratories, due to the presence of a contaminant, Oversulfated Chondroitin Sulfate. The accounts were instructed to stop use of the 18 lots of Heparin I.V. Flush Syringes immediately, place them under quarantine, and contact Medefil to arrange for the product to be returned. The accounts were requested to complete and return to Medefil the enclosed response form, indicating the quantity on hand of each recalled lot. Any questions were directed to Pradeep Aggarwal, President at 630-682-4600.


  • Modelo / Serial
    a) catalog # MIH-3333: Lot H109298, exp. date 08/11; Lot H110152, exp. date 01/12; b) catalog # MIH-3335: Lot H109291, exp. date 08/11; Lot H109293, exp. date 08/11; Lot H109295, exp. date 08/11; Lot H109297, exp. date 08/11; H109299, exp. date 08/11; Lot H109300, exp. date 08/11.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution --- including states of Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Ohio, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Texas, and Virginia.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medefil Heparin I.V. Flush Syringe 100 units/mL; a polypropylene luer locking syringe containing Heparin Lock Flush Solution, USP, a sterile non-pyrogenic, isotonic injection; each mL in a Heparin I.V. Flush Syringe contains 100 units of heparin sodium derived from porcine intestinal mucosa and 9 mg of sodium chloride in water for injection; Medefil, Inc. Glendale Heights, IL 60139. The pre-filled syringes were packed as 60 syringes per dispenser box, 16 boxes per shipping carton in the following syringe configurations: a) NDC# 64253-333-33, catalog # MIH-3333: 3 mL fill in 12 mL syringe; b) NDC# 64253-333-35, catalog # MIH-3335: 5 mL fill in 12 mL syringe
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medefil Incorporated, 250 Windy Point Dr, Glendale Heights IL 60139-3805
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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