Covidien Implements a Voluntary Recall of Certain Lots of Shiley Adult Tracheostomy Tubes

by FDA on August 4, 2012

in FDA Recalls,Food Recalls

Covidien today announced that it notified customers on July 18, 2012, about a voluntary global recall of certain lots of its Shiley reusable cannula, cuffed adult tracheostomy tubes, size 8. This action was in response to reports of volume leakage and/or disconnection between the inner and outer cannulae.

This is a summary of a recall issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are affected by this recall.

View Full Details Of Original FDA Recall Notice Here.

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