Recall of Wingman35 Crossing Catheters

Medical Device Safety

Yesterday, the FDA issued a safety alert warning of ReFlow Medical’s 4/22/17 lot-specific voluntary recall of its Wingman35 Crossing Catheters distributed between January 2015 and March 2016. According to the FDA, the Wingman35 Crossing Catheters have been found to exhibit tip splitting or separation, which has resulted in two adverse events. Tip splitting has the…

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Shoulder Replacement Recalled for Higher Fracture Rate – Could This Be Yours?

Shoulder Replacement Recall

Today the FDA reported that Zimmer Biomet is recalling its Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder System Humeral Tray Model 115340 because “these devices are fracturing at a higher rate than is stated in the labeling. Fractures may result in revision surgeries which could cause serious adverse health consequences such as permanent loss of shoulder function, infection, or rarely,…

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Physio-Control Warns Defective LIFEPAK 1000 Defibrillators Can Shut Down During Resuscitation Attempts

Recalls

On January 13, 2017, Physio-Control, a provider of professional emergency medical response solutions, announced a voluntary field action for the LIFEPAK 1000 defibrillator due to reported instances where the device has shut down unexpectedly during patient treatment.  The company admits that it has received 34 reports where customers have attempted to use their LIFEPAK 1000…

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772,000 More Honda & Acura Vehicles Recalled With Possible Deadly Takata Air Bag Defect

Takata Air Bag Deadly Defect

On Tuesday, Honda announced that it was recalling an additional 772,000 Honda & Acura vehicles in the U.S. for potentially defective and deadly air bag inflators made by the Japanese supplier, Takata Corp. (ABC news report.)  More than 100 million vehicles with these airbags involving 17 automakers have been recalled worldwide, including 69 million in…

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Best Buy to Pay $3.8 Million Penalty for Selling Recalled Products from 2010-2015

Recalls
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced that Best Buy Co., Inc., of Richfield, Minnesota has agreed to pay a $3.8 million civil penalty for allegedly distributing and selling about 600 previously recalled consumer products in violation of Federal law. (To read the settlement agreement, click here.) The agreement settles charges that Best…

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RECALL ALERT: FLOUR RECALLED DUE TO E. COLI OUTBREAK

Food Safety

On Tuesday, General Mills issued a recall of about 10 million pounds of flour because of a possible link to an outbreak of E. coli. According to the FDA, state and federal authorities have been researching 38 occurrences of illnesses across 20 states related to a specific type of E. coli (E. coli O121), between December 21, 2015,…

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