Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Reusable, SelfAdhering TENS/NMES/FES electrodes

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 LLC dba Uni-Patch.

¿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
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Electrode, electrocardiograph - Product Code GXY
  • Causa
    Covidien is conducting a voluntary recall regarding specific lots of tens electrodes because it was determined that during the manufacturing process the surface of the wires in these lots may have been exposed to an employee who had a minor cut.
  • Acción
    Covidien sent An Urgent Product Recall letter, dated February 9, 2012, to all affected consignees. The letter identified the affected product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to examine their inventory and quarantine the affected product if found. The letter asked customers to fill in teh quantity remaining in their inventory and fax it to 651-565-5888. A Covidien Customer Service rep would contact the consignee for returning product. Consignees were also requested to notify their customers of the recall. For questions regarding this recall call 508-261-8532.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lots 202404, 202506, 203431.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including CA, IL, MA, MN, and SD.
  • Descripción del producto
    Reusable, Self-Adhering TENS/NMES/FES electrodes Single Patient Use Only. || An electrocardiograph electrode is the electrical conductor which is applied to the surface of the body to transmit the electrical signal at the body surface to a processor that produces an electrocardiogram or vectorcardiogram.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Covidien LLC dba Uni-Patch, 1313 Grant Blvd W, Wabasha MN 55981-1058
  • 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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