The QMN Weekly Bulletin

Packaging Problems Trigger Recall

Jan. 18, 2013
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Ethicon is recalling its Surgiflo Hemostatic Matrix and Surgiflo Hemostatic Matrix Kit plus Flextip with Thrombin, both used to stop bleeding during surgery, due to a packaging defect. The double Tyvek packaging pouch may be pierced during the packaging process, according to the Class I recall notice. The company is asking customers to return any kits distributed between Sept. 29, 2011, and Aug. 7, 2012.
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