Recall Or Safety Alert for Capio ™ suture capture devices (SLIM, Standard, Open Access, RP); Uphold ™ LITE vaginal support support with Capio ™ SLIM; Pinnacle ™ anterior pelvic floor repair kit; Pinnacle ™ LITE REAR pelvic floor repair kit with Capio SLIM

According to Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios (Via FOI), this recall or safety alert involved a device in Spain that was produced by N/A.

What is this?

Alerts provide important information and recommendations about products. Even though an alert has been issued, it does not necessarily mean a product is considered to be unsafe. Safety Alerts, addressed to health workers and users, may include recalls. They can be written by manufacturers, but also by health officials.

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  • Type of Event
    Recall / Safety Alert
  • Date
  • Event Country
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  • Notes / Alerts
    The data from Spain is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios, 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 Spain.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Action
    Safety warnings and update of the instructions for use, due to the increase in notifications of ruptures of the Capio sutures and / or detachment of the darts of the Capio suture and of the pelvic floor kit mesh assembly, when subjected to a excessive tension during placement.


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