Safety Alert for FG 1/2 Burs

According to Department of Health, this safety alert involved a device in Hong Kong that was produced by Beavers Dental.

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
    Safety alert
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Hong Kong data is current through September 2018. All of the data comes from the Department of Health (Hong Kong), 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 data from the U.S. and Hong Kong.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Medical Device Safety Alert
  • Reason
    Field safety notice: beavers dental fg 1/2 burs beavers dental is conducting a recall on one lot of fg 1/2 burs. according to the manufacturer, the call is being conducted as a result of a packaging error. the package labeled as fg 1/2 burs was incorrectly packaged with la 5 burs. according to the manufacturer, there are no hong kong consignees affected by this recall. if you are in possession of the affected products, please contact your supplier for necessary actions.


  • Model / Serial
  • Product Description
    Medical Device Safety Alert: Beavers Dental FG 1/2 Burs
  • Manufacturer