Health product recall

TA AUTOSUTURE VASCULAR STAPLER WITH DST SERIES TECHNOLOGY (2020-11-26)

Starting date:
November 26, 2020
Posting date:
December 24, 2020
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-74633

Last updated:
2020-12-24

Affected Products 

  1. TA AUTOSUTURE VASCULAR STAPLER WITH DST SERIES TECHNOLOGY SINGLE USE VASCULAR STAPLER WITH DST SERIES TECHNOLOGY
  2. TA AUTOSUTURE VASCULAR LOADING UNIT W/DST SERIES TECHNOLOGY

Reason

Voluntary recall due to the potential for a device to contain a damaged internal component which could impede staple deployment. Use of a device with this issue may result in incomplete staple formation and a nonfunctional staple line preventing adequate hemostasis, or leading to anastomotic leak, pneumothorax, tissue damage, or other delayed secondary complications including infection, peritonitis, and sepsis.

Affected products

A. TA AUTOSUTURE VASCULAR STAPLER WITH DST SERIES TECHNOLOGY SINGLE USE VASCULAR STAPLER WITH DST SERIES TECHNOLOGY

Lot or serial number

P0C0493MY

Model or catalog number

TA30V3S

Companies
Manufacturer

Covidien LLC

15 Hampshire Street

Mansfield

02048

Massachusetts

UNITED STATES

B. TA AUTOSUTURE VASCULAR LOADING UNIT W/DST SERIES TECHNOLOGY

Lot or serial number
  • P0B1335MY
  • P0D1444MY
  • P0D1445MY
Model or catalog number

TA30V3L

Companies
Manufacturer

Covidien LLC

15 Hampshire Street

Mansfield

02048

Massachusetts

UNITED STATES