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maandag 24 september 2018

Flex connectors in Halyard Closed Suction Kits – risk of interruption of ventilation (MDA/2018/030)

Flex connectors in Halyard Closed Suction Kits – risk of interruption of ventilation (MDA/2018/030)
Manufactured by Halyard Health – risk of some Flex Connectors in Closed Suction Kits becoming loose or disconnecting, which may interrupt patient ventilation.
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SureSigns VS & VM patient monitors and Viewing stations manufactured before May 2018: risk of batteries overheating or igniting (MDA/2018/031)
Manufactured by Philips – Lithium ion batteries which have exceeded their specified replacement interval or number of charging cycles are at risk of overheating or igniting.
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News story: Voluntary recall of USA-manufactured homeopathic products: check for affected products
Certain batches of four homeopathic products manufactured in the USA have been voluntarily recalled due to possible microbial contamination.
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Imatinib 400mg Capsules (3 x 10) PL 36390/0180 : Company-led recall
Cipla (EU) Limited has informed MHRA that there is an error on the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) for the above product: the dosage information for the indication CML is incorrect
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News story: Improving how we collect and document consent
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the Health Research Authority (HRA) have published a joint statement on seeking and documenting consent using electronic methods (eConsent).
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Various trauma guide wires – risk of infection due to packaging failure (MDA/2018/032)
Manufactured by Zimmer Biomet with expiry dates prior to 31 May 2028 – wire may breach packaging, compromising sterility of device.
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