Health product recall

D-Special PROLENE Polypropylene Suture (2018-05-28)

Starting date:
May 28, 2018
Posting date:
June 14, 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-67032

Affected products

D-Special PROLENE Polypropylene Suture

Reason

Ethicon has initiated a recall (removal) of specific D-Special product codes of PROLENE Polypropylene Sutures because the needle has the potential to perforate the packaging due to a packaging design issue. The issue pertains only to the listed product codes and is bounded to an expiration date period from March 31, 2021 to February 28, 2023.

Affected products

D-Special PROLENE Polypropylene Suture

Lot or serial number

Expiration date period from March 31, 2021 to February 28, 2023

Model or catalog number

D9746
DC631

Companies
Manufacturer

Ethicon, LLC

Highway 183, Km. 8.3

San Lorenzo

00754

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