Recall of Device Recall FreshLook ColorBlends

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Ciba Vision Corporation.

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 3
  • 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
    Lenses, Soft Contact, Extended Wear - Product Code LPM
  • Reason
    The lens inside the package does not match the prescription information labeled on the primary package.
  • Action
    Consignees were notified by letter on 3/11/2004.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot #063302, Exp. Date: 2006-08, Lot #088472, Exp. Date: 2008-07, Lot #073059, Exp. Date 2008-02, Lot #074338, Exp. Date: 2008-02.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide, Canada, Latin America, South America, Germany, Thailand and South Africa.
  • Product Description
    FreshLook ColorBlends¿, Daily wear soft (hydrophilic) contact lens, BC: Median, DIA: 14.5, Rx Only, Sterile, SPH -5.25, LOT ***, 2006-08, CIBA VISION Corporation, A Novartis Company, Duluth, GA 30007, USA, Made in USA. Product is packed in 6 packs.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Ciba Vision Corporation, 11440 Johns Creek Pkwy, Duluth GA 30097-1518
  • Source