Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall LEEP

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 Cooper Surgical, 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.

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
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • 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
    Solid state x-ray imager (flat panel/digital imager) - Product Code MQB
  • Causa
    Leep redikit products (for use in loop electrosurgical excision procedures) have xylocaine (lidocaine) hcl (2%) listed on the tray lid label but this is not included in the contents of the kit, which contained polocaine (mepivacaine) hcl (3%) instead (which was not listed on the tray label).
  • Acción
    CooperSurgical sent a Recall Notification dated February 26, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. CSI intends to track and quarantine returned product in a segregated location at its manufacturing facility to ensure its separation from acceptable product and prevent its misuse. CSI intends to render used product useless by physical destruction and to rework unused product by correcting the labeling for redistribution. If you have any one of these affected lot numbers in your current inventory, please contact our Customer Service Department at 800-243-2974, or simply complete the attached form and fax to 800-262-0105. Arrangements will be made to replace product in your possession at CooperSurgical's expense. Further instruction and disposition of product will be communicated to you at that time. CooperSurgical deeply regrets the inconvenience that this problem has caused.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot 120716, exp 8-31-13; Lot 116657 exp. 6-30-13; Lot 116658 exp. 5-31-13; Lot 116659 exp. 7-31-13
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including Puerto Rico
  • Descripción del producto
    LEEP REDIKIT Product No. 6060 || In a Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, a thin, low-voltage electrified wire loop is used to cut out abnormal cervical tissue. The cartridges of Polocaine and Xylocaine with Epinephrine contained in the LEEP RediKit are local anaesthetic which the physician may choose from during the procedure.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Cooper Surgical, Inc., 75 Corporate Dr, Trumbull CT 06611-1350
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source