Update to MDA/2013/026
Recall of Hospira 1 litre suction canisters and liners - additional products recalled.
Suction canisters and liners with Abbott labels and list numbers are now included in the recall.
One litre suction canisters - Abbott list number 770462.
One litre suction liners - Abbott list numbers L212A52 and L213A52.
All batch numbers are affected.
The affected products are part of a closed, disposable suction system that is used to isolate suction waste. They are used for adult, paediatric and neonatal patients.
Hospira has issued an updated
Field Safety Notice
(dated 7 June 2013) to extend the recall detailed in
, to include 1 litre devices supplied under the legacy Abbott model numbers.
The Abbott labelled products are no longer in production, but may still be in stock.
The Abbott and Receptal products are manufactured to the same design and both are, therefore, affected. To clarify, the full list of devices affected by this problem is:
Receptal 1 litre canisters (List number 43449), previously marketed as Abbott 1L suction canisters (List number 770462)
Receptal 1 litre PVC liners (List number OL212), previously marketed as Abbott 1L suction liners (List number L212A52)
Receptal 1 litre PE liners (List number OL213), previously marketed as Abbott 1L suction liners (List number L213A52).