Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall IMA/ENT Blade Electrode

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 Telefelx Medical.

¿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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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • 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
    Electrosurgical, cutting; coagulation and accessories - Product Code GEI
  • Causa
    Complaints were received regarding peeling and melting of the insulation of the cautery tip of the ima/ent blade electrodes.
  • Acción
    Teleflex Medical sent an "Urgent Medical Device Recall" letter dated July 30, 2010, to all customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken by customers. The customers were instructed to immediately discontinue use, quarantine any affected products and return all of the affected product to Teleflex Medical; forward the letter to their customers to retrieve product from those locations and complete and return the Recall Acknowledgement Form via fax at 1-866-804-9881. A second mailing to non-responding customers on the consignee list will be mailed approximately four to six seeks after the first mailing. A third mailing to non-responding customers on the consignee list will be made approximately four to six weeks after the second mailing or as an alternative, they may be contacted by phone, e-mail, or fax. Note: A record of these contacts will be maintained. Affected products received by Teleflex Medical will be destroyed upon receipt. Records will be maintained accordingly. If you have any other questions, feel free to contact your local sales representative or Customer Service at 1-866-246-6990.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog number: 809335, Lot numbers: 2218273, 2227760, T1213320, T1214910, 01K0700276, 01L0700066, 01M0700224, 01E0800244, 0G0800102, 01G0800132, 01J0800040, 01J0800288, 01J0800376, 01K0800195, 01K0800281, 01L0800228 and 01D0900449.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA and countries of Canada, Australia and Singapore.
  • Descripción del producto
    WECK IMA/ENT Blade Electrode ¿ (1.9 cm), REF 809335, Rx Only Sterile, Teleflex Medical, RTP, NC || The blade electrode is used in a wide variety of surgical procedures. The most common uses for electrodes with extended insulation is in cardiac bypass surgery (used in the take-down of the internal mammary artery or IMA) and ear, nose and throat surgery. They are sold non-sterile and are used one time and then disposed.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Telefelx Medical, 2917 Weck Drive, Durham NC 27709
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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