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News at American Dental Accessories
October 20, 2014
Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), announced today it will initiate a voluntary recall of one lot of 1% Lidocaine HCI for Injection, USP, 10 mg per mL, 30 mL Single-dose, Preservative-Free (NDC 0409-4279-02; Lot 40-316-DK, Expiry 1APRIL2016) to the user level due to a confirmed customer report of particulate in a single unit. Hospira has identified the particulate as a human hair, embedded in and attached to a pinched area of the stopper.
For detailed information pertaining to this Recall consult Hospira or the FDA.
October 8, 2014
The FDA has announced a report that the ends of the Hudson RCI Anesthesia Breating Circuits may crack or break before or during use. This could cause serious health risks, including delayed patient treatment, breathing difficulties, or death if not replaced immediately.
Manufacturing Dates: March 2013 to July 2014
Distribution Dates: June 2013 to May 2014
RECOMMENDATION: On September 8, 2014, Teleflex Medical sent customers an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter explaining the device problem and actions to be taken. See complete list of recalled devices.
Teleflex Medical recommends the following actions:
Healthcare professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program:
August 26, 2014
The FDA has announced that Customed, inc. has issued a recall of its sterile convenience surgical packs, The products have been found to have an adhesion-related defect which can compromise the sterility of the product.
Affected products have a manufacture date of 1/9/2009 through 5/19/2014.
For additional information, see the FDA's notice or contact Customed at 1-787-801-0100 ext. 7540.