Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall SYSTEM 1E liquid chemical sterilant processing system

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 Steris Corporation Hopkins Facility.

¿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
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Sterilant, medical devices - Product Code MED
  • Causa
    The printout, display and operator manual for the steris system 1e liquid chemical sterilant processing system are subject to recall/correction by the firm because in the event of an incomplete or aborted cycle, the language of the warning messages used in the printout, display, and operator manual omits the qualifying term: *liquid chemically* (not **sterilized), when alerting the user to inco.
  • Acción
    The firm, STERIS, Issued an 'Urgent Field Correction Notice' dated March 14, 2011 addressed to their Hospital Administrator, or Manager, and Risk Manager customers on March 18, 2011. The notification letter describes the product subject to field correction and the problem that exists with the language omission present in the printout display and Operator Manual messages which warn of an incomplete or aborted processing cycle. The notification goes on to state that there is no health hazard involved in this error, as the users are still made aware that the processing cycle has not been successfully completed. The notification goes on to remind the user/customers that in case of any incomplete, cancelled or aborted cycle, the users are instructed to process devices in the cycle following the directions contained in the Operator Manual. Lastly, the notification letter informs the user/customers that the company will be installing new software on the recalled systems in order to revise the language on the cycle printout and the display screen warning of a disrupted cycle. It also states that a STERIS Service Representative will be contacting each facility in order to schedule installation of the new software. The notification also provides the customers with a 1-800 telephone number for STERIS Field Service Dispatch, to be used if the customers have questions or want to request additional information. It also provides a local telephone no. 1-440-392-7455, for obtaining additional information from the firm's Director, Div. of Low Temperature Sterilization at: 1-440-392-7455.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All codes manufactured from 5/5/2010 through 3/8/2011, are subject to recall/correction.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide distribution: USA including states of :CA, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MO, MT, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, SD, TX, VA, WA, WI, and WV.
  • Descripción del producto
    STERIS SYSTEM 1E Liquid Chemical Sterilant Processing System || The SYSTEM 1 E Liquid Chemical Sterilant Processing System is intended for the liquid chemical sterilization of manually cleaned impressible, reusable, critical and semi-critical heat sensitive medical devices, including endoscopes and their accessories. Devices processed in a SYSTEM IE have been chemically sterilized using S40 Sterilant Concentrate, a peracetic acid liquid chemical sterilant and rinsed with extensively treated, potable water.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Steris Corporation Hopkins Facility, 6515 Hopkins Rd, Mentor OH 44060-4307
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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