Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Velocity Biopsy Valve

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 US Endoscopy Group 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
  • 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
    endoscopic irrigation/suction system - Product Code OCX
  • Causa
    The company has received reports of structural non conformance at the connection between the valve body and the irrigation tube, resulting in separation of the components during use.
  • Acción
    US Endoscopy sent an Urgent Recall Notification Letter dated to their customers. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. US Endoscopy requests that their customers: 1. Remove all unused affected Velocity Biopsy Valves from your inventory. 2. Complete the attached Customer Response Card and return to the attention of Kia Pennington, via fax 1-440-639-4495 or email 3. Mark the shipping container with code: RMA xxxxxxxx QIF, and return the product to US Endoscopy via Fed Ex Account #293799547. For questions contact Kia Pennington in Customer Service at 1-800-769-8226.


  • Modelo / Serial
    M/N: 00711140; Lot #'s: 1401267, 1404503, 1408953, 1413362, 1417521, 1420739, 1422288, 1422747, 1424014, and 1500443.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide in the states of: CA, CO, IA, MA, OH, TX & WV and the countries of: Brazil, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovenia & South Africa.
  • Descripción del producto
    Velocity" Biopsy Valve, 25 units per box, || Product Usage: || The disposable Velocity biopsy valve is used to cover the opening of the biopsy inlet port of a flexible gastrointestinal endoscope. The Velocity biopsy valve provides access for endoscopic device passage and exchange, helps maintain insufflation, and minimizes leakage of biomaterial from the accessory port throughout the gastrointestinal endoscopic procedure. The Velocity biopsy valve provides a connection for irrigation through the Velocity irrigation pump.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    US Endoscopy Group Inc, 5976 Heisley Rd, Mentor OH 44060-1873
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source