Health product recall

Disposable Grasping Forceps

Last updated

Summary

Product
Disposable Grasping Forceps
Issue
Medical devices - Mechanical defect
What to do

Contact the manufacturer if you require additional information.

Affected products

Affected Products

Lot or Serial Number

Model or catalog number

Disposable Grasping Forceps

More than 10 numbers, contact manufacturer.

FG-51D

Issue

Olympus has received complaints that the grasping portion of FG-51D forceps can be difficult to open and close. Olympus reviewed approximately 200 complaints globally over the last five years. Subsequent complaint investigation has confirmed that the FG-51D forceps do not comply with Olympus standards for the amount of force required to open and close the forceps.

Recall start date: Mar 31, 2022

Additional information

Details
Original published date: 2022-04-13
Alert / recall type
Health product recall
Category
Health product - Medical device - Gastroenterology & Urology
Companies

Olympus Medical Systems Corp.

2951 Ishikawa-Cho, Hachioji-Shi, Tokyo-To

Japan, 192-8507

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Health professionals
Hospitals
Recall class
Type II
Identification number
RA-64073