Recall of Heliomolar

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Ivoclar Vivadent, 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 3
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Status
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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
    Material, tooth shade, resin - Product Code EBF
  • Reason
    Complaints were filed claiming the material consistency was too soft and too sticky in comparison to its usual consistency, causing unexpected handling for the user during packing and contouring.
  • Action
    The firm sent letters to consignees on August 3, 2017 instructing them to segregate the recalled product and arrange for a replacement of stock.


  • Model / Serial
    Batch: V35109 Exp. date: 01.10.2020; Batch: V40817 Exp. date: 13.11.2020; Batch: V48597 Exp. date: 30.12.2020; Batch: V48938 Exp. date: 31.12.2020 Batch: W12251 Exp. date: 31.03.2021
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US and Canada
  • Product Description
    Heliomolar Refill 20x0.25g 110/A1, Product code 541501AN, Catalog number 541501
  • Manufacturer