Recall of Huber needles with tubing

According to L’Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé (ANSM), this recall involved a device in France that was produced by BARD France.

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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  • Notes / Alerts
    French data is current through early September 2018. All of the data comes from L’Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé (ANSM), 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 France.
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  • Action
    In agreement with Afssaps, the company BARD France withdraws from the market references and batches attached to the medical device called "Huber needles with tubing" following detection by the manufacturer during checks after sterilization, a problem These needles are used to facilitate access to the implantable chambers for the injection of drugs. The 50 users are warned directly by BARD France with a list (03). / 10/2003) (45 KB) personalized specifying the references and the batches sent.


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