Packaging Problems Trigger Recall

January 18, 2013
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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