translation missing: en.activerecord.attributes.event.titles.recall_field_safety_notice

According to Saudi Food & Drug Authority, this translation missing: en.activerecord.attributes.event.types.recall_field_safety_notice involved a device in Saudi Arabia that was produced by St. Jude Medical Inc..

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Field safety notices are communications sent out by medical device manufacturers or their representatives in relation to actions that they may be taking in relation to their product that is on the market. These are mainly for health workers, but also for users. They can include recalls and alerts.

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  • Type of Event
    Recall / Field Safety Notice
  • Event ID
    mdprc 038 10 18 001
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Saudi data is current through January 2019. All of the data comes from the Saudi Food & Drug Authority, 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 Saudi Arabia.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Report Source: NCMDR
    SFDA urges all hospitals that have devices subjected to recall, to contact the company.
  • Reason
    As background, abbott believe that some of the listed leads may contain an electrode that does not conform to their material specification. in total, there have been four (4) reports from (2) centers describing that the most proximal stimulation tip electrode (electrode position 4) appeared lighter than the more distal electrodes when radiographed. there have been no reports of patient harm to date. further communication with additional details about this action, inclusive of management recommendations for any patients that may have been implanted with an affected lead, will be forthcoming as soon as possible.


  • Model / Serial
    Model No.: 6172ANS, 6170ANS Multiple batch & serial numbers (See attached FSN) UDI: 05415067020635, 05415067030306, 05415067020680, 05415067030320
  • Product Description
    Implantable Pulse Generators
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Manufacturer comment
    “We are in constant communication with regulatory agencies and competent authorities worldwide which allows us to implement global recalls or in-country communication quickly and effectively,” Abbott, which now owns St. Jude Medical told ICIJ in a statement. In addition to sending global notices to physicians worldwide, we also make sure that product advisories are available online and classification of product recalls and product advisories are determined by global regulatory bodies which can impact the timing in any given country. MD companies follow varying regulations in different countries. In come countries software is not regulated so a recall in one country related to software would not be classified as a recall or field action in another. In addition, review cycles within the regulatory process can be different in each country which can impact communication and recall timing.
  • Manufacturers representative
    Al-Jeel Medical & Trading Co. LTD
  • Source