Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de VICRYL RAPIDE

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
    Suture - Product Code GAM
  • Causa
    Package defect compromised the integrity of the primary seal, which could lead to premature suture degradation and/or impair the sterile barrier of the product.
  • Acción
    Letters were sent to distributors, Director of Surgery, Director of Risk Management, Director of Materials Management and Director of Operating Room on August 11, 2008, requesting that all affected lot numbers of Vicryl Rapide be discontinued immediately from sale and/or use. A separate correspondence was sent to hospitals. Letters to Director of Surgery, Director of Risk Management, Director of Materials Management and Director of Operating Rooms were advised of the recall and asked to discontinue use of any of the affected lot codes of sutures. Return and credit instructions were provided to the Director of Material Management. Contact Ethicon, Inc. at 1-908-218-2553 for assistance.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Product code V2920G, Lot ZE8KPMR0, Exp 6/30/2012; Product code PN1695H, Lot ZG8BDZQ0, Exp. 6/30/2012; Product code V2920H, Lot ZG8BJQR0, Exp 6/30/2012; Product code V4731H, Lot ZG8BSSQ0, Exp 6/30/2012; Product code VR214, Lot ZG8BTSD0, Exp. 6/30/2012; Product code W9947, Lot ZG8BHPQ0, Exp 6/30/2012; Product code VR214, Lot ZG9CJXD0, Exp. 6/06/2012; Product code V4851H, Lot ZG8BZWQ0, Exp. 6/30/2012 and  Product code VR426, Lot ZG9BSPE0, Exp. 6/4/2012.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide: US and Canada OUS: Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia.
  • Descripción del producto
    VICRYL RAPIDE (polyglactin 910) Braided Coated Synthetic Absorbable Suture, Undyed, Non-USP. || Ethicon, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Co.,Somerville, NJ 08876 || The product is used for Soft Tissue approximation.
  • Manufacturer


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