Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Pentax

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 Pentax Medical Company.

¿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
    Bronchoscope (flexible or rigid) - Product Code EOQ
  • Causa
    Pentax has become aware that operational/cleaning accessories and therapeutic devices (e.G., clips, stents, balloons, etc.) can become lodged in an endoscope's instrument channel.
  • Acción
    Pentax sent an Urgent Field Correction letter dated April 6, 2016 to all affected consignees. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the consignee. Consignees were reminded to carefully check that all accessories are intact, that no parts have fallen off and become lodged within the endoscope's instrument/suction channel and to ensure that any therapeutic devices passed through the instrument channel are accounted for after use. If the instrument/suction channel does become blocked or clogged due to the accumulation of debris, an accessory that cannot be removed, or other cause, do NOT attempt to correct the blockage or continue to use the endoscope. Customers were instructed to contact their local PENTAX Medical Service facility to have the endoscope repaired. Customers with questions were instructed to call 800-431-5880, ext 2064.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model #EB-1970UK
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US (Nation Wide) including Puerto Rico and Internationally to Denmark, Guam
  • Descripción del producto
    Ultrasound Bronchoscope || Intended to provide optical visualization of, ultrasonic visualization of and therapeutic access to, the Pulmonary Tract including but not restricted to organs, tissues and subsystems: Nasal Passage, Pharynx, Larynx, Trachea, Bronchial Tree (including access beyond the stem), and underlying areas. The instrument is introduced orally when indications consistent with the requirement for procedure are observed in adult and pediatric patient populations
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Pentax Medical Company, 3 Paragon Dr, Montvale NJ 07645-1782
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source