Recall of CooperVision Contact Lenses

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by 1-800 Contacts Inc..

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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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Lens, Contact, (Disposable) - Product Code MVN
  • Reason
    Identified lots of proclear compatible contact lenses are counterfeit and may not be sterile.
  • Action
    Identified lots of CooperVision Proclear Compatibles contact lenses are counterfeit and non-sterile.


  • Model / Serial
    (Identified as Lot number , power):  200218733K, -0.75; 200221583L, -1.00; 200221758L, -1.25; 200217599K, -1.50; 200219058K; -1.75; 200203444G, -2.00; 200217595K, -2.25; 200221190L, -2.50; 200219740K, -2.75; 200217588K, -3.00; 200323296A, -3.25; 200222445L, -3.50; 200325268A, -3.75; 200292234E, -4.00; 2002922484E, -4.00; 200213996J, -4.25; 200218908K, -4.50; 200214236J, -4.75; 200215709J, -5.00; 200212242J, -5.25; 200325303A, -5.50; 200213136J, -5.75; 200213135J, -6.00; 200208401H, -6.50; 200219479K, -7.00; and 200218545K, -7.50.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Product distributed to customers nationwide and internationally. Product distributed in US and to Canada, England, New Zealand, New Foundland, British columbia,Guam, Egypt, Greece, Japan, Ireland and Autralia.
  • Product Description
    Counterfeit contact lenses labeled as: 'CooperVision Proclear compatibles (omafilcon A)'. Labeling on outer box reads in part: 'CooperVision proclear compatibles (omafilcon A) ***Norfolk, VA *** MADE IN USA ** Tinted soft contact lenses *** in a buffered 0.9% saline solution***''.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    1-800 Contacts Inc., 66 Wadsworth Park Dr, Draper UT 84020-7942
  • Source