Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Sutures, Nonabsorbable, Silk, Sterile

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
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Suture, nonabsorbable, synthetic, polyethylene - Product Code GAT
  • Causa
    The products are being recalled because they did not meet minimum needle attachment strength requirements.
  • Acción
    Teleflex sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification letter dated March 11, 2014 to all affected customers. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to return all affected product to Teleflex Medical per the instructions provided in the letter. Customers were asked to complete the enclosed Recall Acknowledgment Form and fax it to 1-866-804-9881, Attn: Customer Service. For questions contact your local sales representative or Customer Service at 1-866-246-6990


  • Modelo / Serial
    Product Code: X-6371M5, Lot numbers: 02E0801603
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - U.S. Nationwide and the countries of Canada, Germany, and Ireland
  • Descripción del producto
    Sutures, Non-absorbable, Silk, Sterile, Rx only, || Product Usage: Natural non-absorbable silk surgical suture is a non-absorbable, sterile, flexible multifilament thread composed of an organic protein called fibroin. This protein is derived from the domesticated species Bombyx mori (B. mori) of the family Bombycidae. Natural non-absorbable silk surgical suture is indicated for use in soft tissue approximation. Natural non-absorbable silk surgical suture meets the United States Pharmacopeia (U.S.P.) monograph requirements for Non-absorbable Surgical Suture (class I). Natural non-absorbable silk surgical suture may be braided or twisted; it may be provided uncoated or coated; and it may be undyed or dyed with an FDA listed color additive.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Teleflex Medical, 2917 Weck Dr., Research Triangle Park NC 27709
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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