Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall ProTack 5mm Single Use Instrument with 30 Helical Fasteners

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 Covidien LP.

¿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
    Implantable Staple - Product Code GDW
  • Causa
    Fixation device may fail to fire and staple.
  • Acción
    Covidien notified accounts by "Urgent Medical Device Recall" letters dated 2/8/10. The letter identified the affected product and the reason for recall. Customers are to examine their inventory, and remove and return recalled lots. Customers are to follow the instructions provided in the letter to return the affected product. Questions should be directed to a Covidien Representative. On June 23, 2010, the firm issued a letter to expand the recall to include 5 additional lots.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Batch Number: P9M0113, P9M0312, P9M0515, P9M0516, P9M0647, P9M0696, P9M0771,  P9M0816. Expanded Recall 6/23/10: P9H1081, P9M0113, P0A0021,P0A0723, P0B0753
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    Auto Suture ProTack Fixation 5 mm || Product Catalogue # 174006. || Has application in endoscopic surgery procedures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Covidien LP, 60 Middletown Ave, North Haven CT 06473-3908
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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