Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Pilling(R) Coronary Scissors

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 Teleflex 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.

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
    Surgical Scissors - Product Code LRW
  • Causa
    The product has a rough square finish instead of a smooth rounded finish which can cause damage to arteries.
  • Acción
    Consignees were notified by an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter, dated 03/03/2009, via UPS Next Day. Hospitals were instructed to immediately discontinue use of the products, inspect the scissors for the date codes and to return the product to Teleflex Medical for replacement. Distributors were instructed to forward the letter to their consignees to retrieve relevant product from those locations. A Recall Acknowledgement Form was attached to be completed and faxed back to Teleflex Medical. A second mailing to non-responding customers on the consignee list will be made approximately four to six weeks 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 they may be contacted by phone, e-mail or fax. A record of these contacts will be maintained. Affected product retrieved by Teleflex Medical will be destroyed and replacement product provided to the consignee. Records of destruction will be maintained.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Date Codes: RR8, SS8, TT8, UU8, VV8, WW8, XX8, and MM9.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA including states of AL, AZ, CA, CO, DC, DE, FL, IA, IN, KS, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NH, NJ, NY, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, TN, TX, UT, and WA, and countries of Australia, Canada, France, Germany, India, Japan, and Singapore.
  • Descripción del producto
    Pilling(R) Coronary Scissors, 120Deg w/bar, Catalog numbers: and 352178, Teleflex Medical, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Teleflex Medical, 4024 Stirrup Creek Dr, Durham NC 27703-9000
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source