Rappel de Covidien LigaSure Exact Dissector Nano-Coated 20.6mm-21cm

Selon Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, ce/cet/cette rappel concerne un dispositif en/au/aux/à Australia qui a été fabriqué par Medtronic Australasia Pty Ltd.

Qu'est-ce que c'est?

Une correction ou un retrait opéré par un fabricant afin de répondre à un problème causé par un dispositif médical. Les rappels surviennent lorsqu'un dispositif médical est défectueux, lorsqu'il pourrait poser un risque pour la santé, ou les deux à la fois.

En savoir plus sur les données ici
  • Type d'événement
  • ID de l'événement
  • Classe de risque de l'événement
    Class II
  • Date de mise en oeuvre de l'événement
  • Pays de l'événement
  • Source de l'événement
  • URL de la source de l'événement
  • Notes / Alertes
    Australian data is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Australia.
  • Notes supplémentaires dans les données
  • Cause
    This recall is being conducted due to the potential for the sterile packaging to be compromised, as a result of holes in the sterile packaging. the use of products with this condition may result in a potentially increased risk for infection. there have been no reports of infection associated with this issue.
  • Action
    Medtronic is advising users to inspect stock and quarantine any remaining units of the affected batches. Affected stock can be returned to Medtronic for credit.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Covidien LigaSure Exact Dissector Nano-Coated 20.6mm-21cm Item Code: LF2019Lot Numbers:72550127X, 72770140X, 72770141X, 73000048XShipped between November 2017 and February 2018ARTG number: 178655(Medtronic Australasia - Electrode, electrosurgical, active, hand-controlled, single use)
  • Manufacturer


  • Société-mère du fabricant (2017)
  • Commentaire du fabricant
    “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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