Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall The ECHELON 60 Endoscopic Linear Cutter

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 Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc.

¿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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
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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
    Staple, implantable - Product Code GDW
  • Causa
    There is a possibility of a component breakage, which may cause the device to stay locked on tissue after firing. if the component exhibits this issue, the device does not open either with the anvil release button or with the manual firing release lever.
  • Acción
    Ethicon Endo-Surgery sent an Urgent Device Recall letter dated March 19, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to examine their inventory immediately to determine if they have the affected product and to remove the affected product. Fill out the Business Reply Form and fax it to 1-513-337-4138 within 3 business days, even if they do not have the affected product in their inventory. Ethicon will automatically replace any affected product returned by June 29, 2012. Customers were asked to share this information with appropriate staff. If customers should need clinical or product support call 1-800-873-3636, option 6, or contact their local sales representative. For questions regarding this recall call 513-337-7000.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model # EC60: H44T06, J4A56P, J4A67X, H44T6E, J4A650, J4A762, J4A49A, J4A65N, J4A766, J4A49G, J4A677, J4A76F, J4A567, J4A67D, J4A76L, J4A56F, J4A67H, J4A771; Model # LONG60 lots: H44R8A , H44U3R , H44X17 , J4A55E , J4A64A; Model # SC60: H44R6C, J4A777, J4A58D, J4A77F, J4A58N, J4A78Y, J4A58P.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including AL, AR, CA, CO, FL, IA, IL, KS, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NM, NY, OH, SC, TX & VA; and the countries of Argentina, Ecuador, Mexico, Australia, Egypt, Singapore, Belgium, Greece, Slovenia, Brazil, India, South Africa, China, Israel, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Japan & Venezuela.
  • Descripción del producto
    The ECHELON 60 Endoscopic Linear Cutter - Straight, compact ECHELON 60 Endoscopic Linear Cutter - Straight, and the Long ECHELON 60 Endoscopic Linear Cutter - Straight are sterile, single patient use instruments that deliver staples while simultaneously dividing tissue between rows. ECHELON 60 instruments with white, blue, gold, and green reloads deliver two triple-staggered rows of staples. The instruments have a staple line that is approximately 60 mm long and a cut line that is approximately 57 mm long. A staple retaining cap on the reload protects the staple leg points during || shipping and transportation. Sterile products are individually packed in a transparent tray sealed with Tyvek¿. Each tray is placed in an individual carton. 3 individual cartons are placed in a corrugated shipper. || The ECHELON 60 Endoscopic Linear Cutter  Straight, Compact ECHELON 60 Endoscopic Linear Cutter  Straight, and the Long ECHELON 60 Endoscopic Linear Cutter  Straight are intended for transection, resection, and/or creation of anastomoses. The instruments have application in multiple open or minimally invasive general, gynecologic, urologic, thoracic, and pediatric surgical procedures. They can be used with staple line or tissue buttressing materials.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc, 4545 Creek Rd, Cincinnati OH 45242-2803
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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