Safety Alert for Kinesiological tapes

According to Ministry of Health, this safety alert involved a device in Lithuania that was produced by manufacturer #26871.

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
    Neither the outer packaging of the medical device nor the medical device itself bear the ce conformity marking (does not meet the requirements of mn 4: 2009 38 and 39); no data are available anywhere on the manufacturer of the items in the consignment and on the manufacturer's authorized representative in the european economic area (not in compliance with mn 4: 2009, annex 1, clause 14.3.1); no batch / serial number anywhere (does not meet mn 4: 2009, annex 1, clause 14.3.4); there is no information necessary to identify medical devices and contents of packages (does not meet the requirements of mn 4: 2009 annex 1 clause 14.3.2).
  • Action
    Disallowed to market



  • Manufacturers representative
    UAB Cessio
  • Source