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2021 Medical Device Recalls

List of Medical Device recalls in 2021.


Eight Medical International Recalls Recirculator 8.0 Disposable Lavage Kits due to Potential Exposure to High Levels of Aluminum

When used for warming therapy, the Recirculator 8.0 Disposable Lavage Kit from Eight Medical may expose patients to high levels of aluminum.


Eco-Med Pharmaceutical Issues Voluntary Recall of Eco-Gel 200

Eco-Med Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today commenced a voluntary recall of certain lots of its Eco-Gel 200 ultrasound gel due to bacterial contamination. The product is also distributed as MediChoice Ultrasound Gel by Owens and Minor and Mac Medical Supply. These ultrasound gels are non-sterile and not


Philips Respironics Recalls V60 and V60 Plus Ventilators Equipped with High Flow Therapy Software Versions 3.00 and 3.10 Due to Risk of Receiving Reduced Oxygen

Philips V60, V60 Plus ventilators provide breathing help to hospital patients. In high flow therapy they may reduce flow causing respiratory distress


BD to Begin Remediation for BD Alaris™ System Software

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the company will begin remediation for the February 4, 2020 BD Alaris™ System1 recall through a new version of software.


Philips Respironics CPAP, BiPAP, and Ventilator Recall: Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to frequently asked questions on Philips Respironics ventilators, BiPAP, and CPAP machines recall


False Positive Results with BD SARS-CoV-2 Reagents for the BD Max System - Letter to Clinical Laboratory Staff and Health Care Providers

FDA warns lab staff that use of BD SARS-CoV-2 Reagents for the BD Max System may lead to false positive results.


Certain Philips Respironics Ventilators, BiPAP, and CPAP Machines Recalled Due to Potential Health Risks: FDA Safety Communication

The recall is due to issues with PE-PUR foam, used to reduce sound and vibration, breaking down and potentially entering the device’s air pathway.


Sodium Citrate Blood Specimen Collection Tube Conservation Strategies – Letter to Health Care and Laboratory Personnel

Sodium Citrate Blood Specimen Collection Tube Conservation Strategies