Safety Alert for Crutches

According to Ministry of Health, this safety alert involved a device in Lithuania that was produced by Not specified.

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
  • Event Number
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Data from Lithuania is current through December 2018. All of the data comes from the Ministry of Health, 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 Lithuania.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    Medical devices do not bear the ce conformity marking (not in compliance with mn 4: 2009 item 38); there is no data on the manufacturer and the manufacturer's authorized representative in the european economic area (hereinafter referred to as the authorized representative in the eea) (does not meet the requirements of mn 4: 2009 annex 1 clause 14.3.1); no batch / serial number (does not meet mn 4: 2009, annex 1, clause 14.3.4).
  • Action
    Disallowed to market



  • Manufacturers representative
    UAB Urmo Group
  • Source