Recall of MVR BD Edge Ahead Straight 1.1 mm

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 BECTON DICKINSON.

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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    In agreement with Afssaps, the company Becton Dickinson withdraws from the market all the batches up to lot 4173184 included, of the reference 585240 of the medical device called knife MVR BD Edge Ahead Straight 1.1 mm following a risk of misfit between the blade and the handle of this device. This device is used in ophthalmic surgery for the realization of sclerotomy .. No incident has been reported to date in France .. The establishments concerned were informed directly by the manufacturer using the message attached (21 / 07/2004) (23 KB).


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