Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Palindrome HSI Chronic Catheter Kit w/VenaTrac Stylet

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 Covidien 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.

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
    Catheter, hemodialysis, implanted - Product Code MSD
  • Causa
    Catheters may not meet antimicrobial specification.
  • Acción
    Medtronic (Covidien) issued recalll letter dated April 24, 2015, via FedEx overnight delivery to all affected customers. Customers were requested to quarantine and discontinue use of the affected devices. Customers were instructed to complete A Recalled Product Return Form for product returns. Customer Service will respond with a Return Goods Authorization (RGA) number and shipping documents Customers with questions were instructed to contact their Medtronic representative or Medtronic Customer Service, Monday through Friday, 8am  6:30pm ET, at (800)-882-5878. For questions regarding this recall call 203-492-5000.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Item codes identified with an expiry date of February 2018 and earlier
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) and Internationally to Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong, Kong, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Libya, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Thailand, UAE, and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Palindrome HSI Chronic Catheter Kit w/VenaTrac Stylet 14.5 Fr x 33cm || Item Code: 8888145050C
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Covidien LLC, 60 Middletown Ave, North Haven CT 06473-3908
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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