Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall JPlasma Precise(R) FLEX

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 Bovie Medical Corporation.

¿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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Electrosurgical, cutting & coagulation & accessories - Product Code GEI
  • Causa
    Bovie medical is issuing a correction to address incomplete insertion of the j-plasma(r) handpiece cable plug into the generator receptacle resulting in an incomplete helium seal. the potential exists for patient fluid backflow into the handpiece and the generator receptacle leading to risk of cross-contamination if the generator is reused.
  • Acción
    The firm initiated their recall on 02/08/2108 by email to distributors, and letter to the remaining consignees. Distributors were directed as follows: "We ask that you immediately: 1. Quarantine your inventory of the J-Plasma Handpieces o Provide us with a list of catalog numbers and quatities that you have on your possession using the attached Inventory List template. o Email the information to me at Note: as soon as we receive the information from you we will ship the box labels and insert stuffer notices for the stock that you have on your possession. o After receiving these labels, please follow the attached instructions on how to add each of the insert stuffer notice and the outer box label to each of the boxes that you have on your possession. o Document the number of labels/stuffers added to each of the products on the Inventory List provided, sign and date to confirm this was performed. o Return the signed document to me via email at 2. Inform your customers about the correction: o Identify and contact your customers that have received the product affected by this correction. o Provide them with a copy of the Urgent Medical Device Correction Template attached to this letter. o Track and document the customer responses to ensure 100% effectiveness. o Provide us a summary of the effectiveness of this correction (number of customers impacted and number of responses received)." The remaining consignees (users of the device) were instructed as follows: "ACTIONS: At the end of each procedure, inspect the handpiece cable plug and generator receptacle for the presence of fluids. If fluids are present, immediately discontinue use of the generator. In addition to following the J-Plasma¿ handpiece Instructions for Use, immediately begin to follow the supplemental instructions provided below to ensure that the J-Plasma¿ handpiece cable plug is properly and co



  • Dirección del fabricante
    Bovie Medical Corporation, 5115 Ulmerton Rd, Clearwater FL 33760-4004
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source