Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Pilling Knife Handle

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 Teleflex Medical.

¿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 publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Handle, scalpel - Product Code GDZ
  • Causa
    The knife handles slot depth is out of specification, so blades may not fit on the handles properly.
  • Acción
    The firm, Teleflex, sent an "Urgent Medical Device Recall 1st Notification" letter dated 09/26/2017 to its customers by FedEx 2-day. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. All affected consignees are instructed to take the following actions: "1. If you have affected stock, immediately discontinue use and quarantine any products with the product codes and lot numbers listed above. 2. To return product, complete the enclosed Recall Acknowledgement Form and fax it to 1-855-419-8507, Attn: Customer Service or email to This will allow us to document the amount of product you have on hand for return. A customer service representative will contact you with a Return Goods Authorization (RGA) Number and will provide instructions for the return of products to Teleflex Medical. 3. If you have no affected stock, please complete the enclosed Recall Acknowledgment Form and fax it to 1-855-419-8507, Attn: Customer Service or email to This will allow us to document your receipt of this letter." If you have any other questions, feel free to contact your local sales representative or Customer Service at 1-866-246-6990.


  • Modelo / Serial
    a) REF 352950: Lot numbers: D6, J6, E6, F6, G6, H6, I6 b) REF 352953: Lot numbers: I6, B6, E6  c) REF 352951: Lot numbers: I6, J6 d) REF 352957: Lot numbers: A6, B6, B7, K6, L6 e) REF 352952: Lot numbers: H6
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US (Nationwide) and countries of: Canada, France, Taiwan, Argentina, Australia, S. Korea, Belgium, Singapore, India, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand.
  • Descripción del producto
    Pilling Knife Handles: || a) REF 352950 || b) REF 352953 || c) REF 352951 || d) REF 352957 || e) REF 352952 : || Reusable surgical knife handles, which are intended for use with blades which are inserted into a slot in the handle.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Teleflex Medical, 2917 Weck Dr, Research Triangle Park NC 27709-0186
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source