Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall smith & nephew

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 Smith & Nephew, Inc., Endoscopy Div..

¿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
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Accessories,arthroscopic - Product Code NBH
  • Causa
    During arthroscopic surgery, when the scope is moved inside the cannula, the body of the irrigation extender separates, potentially obstructing visualization and causing leakage of the irrigation fluid. the device is removed and a back-up device is used to complete the surgery.
  • Acción
    Urgent - Product Recall 1st Notification - Urgent R-2013-13 letters, dated July 30, 2013 were sent overnight via Federal Express to customers. The letters identified the affected product, as well as the potential risk involved. Actions to be taken were provided for both hospital and sales representatives. Hospital representatives were asked to inspect their inventory, locate all devices from the list provided, and quarantine them immediately. The Inventory Return Certification Form should be completed and returned, regardless of whether any affected product is on hand or not. Contact the Smith & Nephew Returns Group at 800-343-5717 option 3) or send an e-mail to They will provide instructions for returning affected product and receiving a replacement.


  • Modelo / Serial
    50209581 50220887 50231401 50216929 50226220 50231932 50218285 50229266 50235063 50240019 50245683 50251109 50254562 50256942 50263784 50279382 50291593 50302984 50303418 50327069 50330377 50351345 50361381 50404796 50408768 50419699 50433964 50250837 50256854 50269580 5027766 50304642 50342002 50401593 50417254
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- US, including the states of AL, AR, CA, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MI, MO, NC, TN, TX, and AK; and, country of Japan.
  • Descripción del producto
    High Flow Irrigation Extender; Part Number 72201021. || Arthroscopic accessories are indicated for use in access of the joint capsule.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Smith & Nephew, Inc., Endoscopy Div., 130 Forbes Blvd, Mansfield MA 02048
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source