Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Thermoflect

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 Encompass Group LLC.

¿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
  • 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
    blankets and warming accessories - Product Code FME
  • Causa
    The products are not compatible for use in the magnetic resonance imaging (mri) environment.
  • Acción
    A press release distributed through specialized news media, and trade magazines, on/about 12/26/2009. The press release was also posted on the website. Letters were sent via first class mail to customers, hospitals and doctors in radiology on/about 12/23/2009. In addition to the written notification to the user institutions, Encompass provided adhesive labels sent along with the letter notification. The notice instructed that the labels should be affixed to remaining inventories of the products(s), specifically to the individual package, which holds 5 blankets and to the outermost packaging or carton. The label reads Not for use in MRI, and a symbol showing a circle with a diagonal line through the letters MR. Thermoflect product literature has been quarantine at this time. Instructions were provided showing where the labels where the labels were to be affixed. Encompass also provided a poster indicating the products are for use in the MR environment which is to be displayed in the MR area. All new product literature will indicate that the product is not for ruse in the MR environment. Thermoflect sales representatives will visit with each user institution to confirm their receipt of the recall notice and to be available to answer any question concerning the recall. The sales representatives all of whom have been briefed on the recall strategy will be available to provide training for Radiation Safety Officers and radiology staff, if requested. Following the recall notice, Encompass will conduct Effectiveness Checks to assure that all purchasers/users of the Thermoflect product have been notified and have taken appropriate action to notify their radiology centers and staff. The Encompass recall team will maintain records of the contacts for review by the FDA. A Status Report on the effectiveness of the recall effort will be filed with the Atlanta District Office on a monthly basis until the recall is terminated.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All Thermoflect items, all codes.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV and WY and Switzerland.
  • Descripción del producto
    Thermoflect Product Line including items for adults and pediatrics.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Encompass Group LLC, 615 Macon St, Mcdonough GA 30253-3531
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source