Quality Problems With Medical Gowns Leads To FDA Warning
Health care workers shouldn’t use gowns made by Laws of Motion PPE because of potential quality issues that affect the level of fluid barrier protection, the US agency says.
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Cardinal Health continued using Siyang HolyMed to supply the firm with so-called Level 3 surgical gowns despite the Chinese contract manufacturer’s track record of quality worries dating back a few years. Meanwhile, the device maker has announced a second recall, this time related to its PreSource Kits that contain the recalled gowns. Cardinal Health says it will likely lose $96m in the second quarter of fiscal year 2020 because of the recalls.
9.1 Million Surgical Gowns Recalled By Cardinal Health; Firm Pins Sterility Woes On Contract Manufacturer
More than 9 million surgical gowns used in many everyday surgical procedures, including open heart surgery and knee replacements, have been recalled because of sterility concerns. Cardinal Health Inc. has placed the blame on a contract manufacturer that made the gowns in "unapproved locations that did not maintain proper environmental conditions."