Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Shiley PED3.0 Cuffless Pediatric Tracheostomy Tube

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 Limited.

¿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 1
  • 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
    Tube tracheostomy and tube cuff - Product Code JOH
  • Causa
    Difficulty inserting an obturator and/or suction catheter into the tracheostomy tube.
  • Acción
    Consignees were sent an "Urgent Device Alert" letter dated 01/14/2009, by mail via Federal Express overnight delivery and instructed to evaluate any of the affected lot numbers of tracheostomy tubes prior to placement into a patient's stoma. If either the obturator or the desired sterile suction catheter does not fit properly into the tube, the tube must not be inserted into the patient. Further instructions are available at Nellcor Technical Services by calling 1-800-635-5267, option 3, then option 1. New product was expected by mid February, 2009, to address the issue.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Numbers: 0806000266, 0806000858, 0806000859, 0806001328, 0807000555, 0807001444, 0807002502, 0808000387, 0808000431, 0808002285, 0810000288, 0810000289, 0810000864, 0810000865, 0810001201, 0811000228, 0811000522, 0811000523, 0811000546, 0811000547 and 0811001875.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution, including Puerto Rico.
  • Descripción del producto
    Shiley PED3.0 Cuffless Pediatric Tracheostomy Tube, REF 3.0 PED, Sterile. Tyco Healthcare Group LP, Nellcor Puritan Bennett Division, Pleasanton, CA. Assembled in Mexico. The product is provided as one each shipped in an inner carton to end customers. || The intended use of the device is to bypass upper airway obstructions, provide long term ventilation, and support and/or manage tracheal/bronchial secretions.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Covidien Limited, 6135 Gunbarrel Ave, Boulder CO 80301-3214
  • 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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