Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall VisiPlugST or CollaSyn Plugs

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 Lacrimedics 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 3
  • Número del evento
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Plug, punctum - Product Code LZU
  • Causa
    Moisture level may cause the visiplugst (or collasyn plugs) to break apart, or crumble upon contact. the firm's data also suggests that a 4 year shelf life may not be sustained.
  • Acción
    The firm notified their foreign consignees on 11/26/14. The firm made a decision to conduct a domestic recall on 12/4/14 and will notify US consignees Consignees will be provided with a return label and request any devices that they still have be returned to the firm. Any consignees that have gone out of business will be sent a certified letter to their last known address. CORRECTIVE ACTIONS: The firm has halted sales of the device until the drying method can be improved. Any remaining stock has been placed in quarantine and will be scrapped.


  • Modelo / Serial
    LOT numbers:  072314-2328;  072314-2329;  072314-2330;  081314-2365;  081314-2366;  081314-2367;  091814-2345; 091814-2350;  100614-2344;   EXPIRATION DATES:  2018-05-15; 2018-07-23; 2018-08-13; 2018-08-14; 2018-09-14; 2018-09-14; 2018-09-25; 2018-10-06;
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution-US (nationwide) including the states of AR, CA, FL, ID, IL, KS, MA, MI, NC, NJ, NY, OR, PA, and TX and to the countries of Australia, Brazil, Czech Republic, France, Ireland, Mexico, Peru, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    VisiPlugST for the Lacrimal Efficiency Test. It is also sold in the EU as CollaSyn Plugs. Model number 1813, 1814, 1815, 1903, 1904, and 1905. || This device is cylindrical in shape, approximately 1.75-2.00mm in length, and available in three sizes: 0.3mm, 0.4mm and 0.5mm. || Plugs are place in the upper and/or lower horizontal canaliculus. Two plugs are placed into a foam carrier and nitrogen sealed inside a foil pouch. The foil pouch is sent to sterilizer for gamma sterilization. Two sterile pouches are packaged in a box with an IFU.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Lacrimedics Inc, 2620 Williamson Place NW, Suite 113, DuPont WA 98327
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source