Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de EVARREST

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, 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • 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
    Gauze/sponge, internal, with drug/biologic, animal source material - Product Code GEL
  • Causa
    Ethicon is recalling evarrest fibrin sealant patch because the characters "0-bad" were printed in the expiration date field on the foil pouch labels of the fibrin patch units instead of the valid expiration date (2016-12-28).
  • Acción
    Ethicon sent an "Urgent: Product Recall (Removal)," dated April 14, 2016 via UPS next day mail to their affected customers. The letter identified the affected product and the reason for the recall. The letter also states that product from the affected lot is still within the expiration date, and health care practitioners, who have treated patients with the product should continue to follow patients in the usual manner. Users are to examine their inventory and quarantine the affected product. The affected product should be returned per the instructions outlined in the letter. Ethicon will provide replacement product upon receipt. Customers are to complete and return the Business Reply Form. If customers need assistance returning the product, they can contact Stericycle at 1-866-761-9472. If there are questions regarding the replacement product, customers can contact Ethicon Customer Support Center at 1-877-ETHICON.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Product Code #EVT5024, Lot #U01F012A
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    EVARREST Fibrin Sealant Patch, Manufactured by: Omrix Biopharmaceuticals, Ltd, Israel. || Indicated for use with manual compression as an adjunct to hemostasis for control of bleeding during adult liver surgery and soft tissue bleeding in adults when control of bleeding by standard surgical methods of hemostasis is ineffective or impractical.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Ethicon, Inc., US Highway 22 West, Somerville NJ 08876
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source