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Medical Devices / Postmarket Safety

Centurion Issues Recall on Multi-Med Single Lumen Catheters

Dec. 13, 2016

Centurion Corp. has recalled convenience kits that have multi-med single lumen catheters due to potential excess material that remains at the tip of the catheter from the manufacturing process.

The catheter is used to sample blood and administer drugs or fluids. This manufacturing error can lead to separation during use and cause blood clots, embolisms and even death.

One thousand kits — manufactured between May 23 and Oct. 18. — were distributed in the U.S. — Cynthia Jessup

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