Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Mitek

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 DePuy Mitek, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Co..

¿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
  • 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
    electrosurgical, cutting & coagulation & accessories - Product Code GEI
  • Causa
    Product does not meet the required packaging specifications for pouch seal integrity which could lead to a breach in sterility.
  • Acción
    The firm, Depuy Mitek, sent an "Urgent Voluntary Product Recall" letter dated June 7, 2010, to all customers. The letter described the product, problem and action to be taken by the customers. The customers were instructed to not use any of the identified recalled products; to isolate all inventory of the affected product; complete the Business Reply Form, and return the affected products along with the form to Depuy Mitek; ATTN: Recall Coordinator, 50 Scotland Boulevard, Bridgewater, MA 02324 or fax completed form to 1-508-828-3750. Note the IMPORTANT PRODUCT INFORMATION: Any product that contains a round green sticker has been 100% inspected, meets specifications and is acceptable for use. Please Do Not Return any product that is labeled with the green dots because this product is not affected by the recall. If you have any questions or concerns with regard to this program, please contact your local Depuy Mitek Representative or DePuy Mitek Customer Service directly at 1-800-382-4682.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All lots of unexpired product
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA and countries including Canada, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhastan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Maylasia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand ,Turkey, UK, Ukraine, UAE, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Yemen.
  • Descripción del producto
    Mitek VAPR Temperature Control Electrode (integrated || Product Code: 227252 || The VAPR Electrodes (end effect, side effect, wedge, angled, hook, flex, side effect short and wedge short) and VAPR Suction Electrodes (S9¿ and S ¿) with Integrated Handpiece with Integrated Handpiece, when used with the DePuy Mitek VAPR Electrosurgical System, are intended for resection, ablation, excision of soft tissue, hemostasis of blood vessels and coagulation of soft tissues in patients requiring arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, ankle, elbow and wrist.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    DePuy Mitek, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Co., 325 Paramount Dr, Raynham MA 02767
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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