Recall of Vygon Purple Nutrisafe Feeding Tube 10 FR

According to Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, this recall involved a device in Australia that was produced by Device Technologies 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
    A labelling error has occurred on the packaging in relation to the size of the tubes, where the product has been labelled as 16 fr, instead of the correct size of 10 fr.
  • Action
    Device Technologies is requesting users isolate the batch numbers affected by this notice and return to Device Technologies.