Georgia Device Sterilizer Sued For Allegedly Causing Cancer, Death
The lawsuit against Kendall Patient Recovery accuses the company of intentionally ignoring decades of data warning against risks posed by ethylene oxide, causing harm to communities around its facility.
You may also be interested in...
The company plans to defend itself against the suits, which were brought by people who say EtO emissions caused cancers, miscarriages and other health problems.
As concerns continue to mount over a potential shortage of medical devices due to the closure of ethylene oxide (EtO) facilities, the US agency is looking for nine sterilizers in a pilot project that could allow them to get facility and process changes approved faster.
The US FDA found more than 2,000 rats at an Arkansas Family Dollar distribution center, leadingto a six-state recall for products including feminine hygiene products, contact lens cleaners and face masks.