Q3 Recalls Snapshot: It’s Good News For Industry And Patients As Recall Events, Recalled Units Fall
Medical device manufacturers initiated fewer recalls in the third quarter of 2020. Check out our Q3 recalls infographic.
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Medical device recalls initiated in the second quarter of 2020 increased 31% from the previous quarter, marking the largest number of corrections and removals in a quarter in two years. Check out our Q2 recalls infographic.
Third-party servicer Tenacore LLC recalled the Model 8100 infusion pumps because patients are at risk of receiving incorrect fluid dosage. The recall was designated as class I by the US FDA on 19 April; it’s the pump’s second class I recall in the span of three days.
Becton Dickinson’s CareFusion 303 Inc. subsidiary recalled 145,492 of the pumps because there’s a risk that the device’s keypad will lift up and away from the device body if it comes into contact with fluids.