Recall of 3M Scotchcast Wet or Dry Cast Padding

According to Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, this recall involved a device in Australia that was produced by 3M Australia Pty Ltd.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class II
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    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.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    3m australia has determined that the cast padding material does not consistently repel water, which may result in prolonged cast dry times after exposure to wet conditions.
  • Action
    3M Australia is requesting their customers to quarantine affected stock. Affected stock will be replaced or a credit note issued.


  • Model / Serial
    3M Scotchcast Wet or Dry Cast PaddingCatalogue Number: WDP2Lot Numbers: 792920, 793090, 793640 & 796078Catalogue Number: WDP3Lot Numbers: 792921, 793098, 793638, 796077 & 798487Catalogue Number: WDP4Lot Numbers: 792922, 793116, 793637, 796079 & 798488Catalogue Number: WDP6Lot Numbers: 792923, 793636, 798489, 799235 & 799236ARTG Number: 109598
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source