Health product recall

Reusable Active Cord (2018-04-24)

Starting date:
April 24, 2018
Posting date:
May 11, 2018
Type of communication:
Medical Device Recall
Subcategory:
Medical Device
Hazard classification:
Type II
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Medical Devices
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-66740

Affected products

Reusable Active Cord

Reason

Olympus has received non-injury-related complaints that has made Olympus aware of a possibility that the cord may become damaged, resulting in sparking during use. Olympus has revised the instruction for use to recommend that surgeons cease using any cord that is more than one year old and cautions them to unplug the cable by grasping the plug, not by pulling on the cable.

Affected products

Reusable Active Cord

Lot or serial number

More than 10 numbers, contact manufacturer

Model or catalog number

C650-129A

Companies
Manufacturer
Gyrus ACMI, Inc.
136 Turnpike Road
Southborough
01772
Massachusetts
UNITED STATES