||April 03, 2013
||LEEP REDIKIT Product No. 6060
In a Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, a thin, low-voltage electrified wire loop is used to cut out abnormal cervical tissue. The cartridges of Polocaine and Xylocaine with Epinephrine contained in the LEEP RediKit are local anaesthetic which the physician may choose from during the procedure.
||Lot 120716, exp 8-31-13; Lot 116657 exp. 6-30-13; Lot 116658 exp. 5-31-13; Lot 116659 exp. 7-31-13
|Cooper Surgical, Inc.
75 Corporate Dr
Trumbull, Connecticut 06611-1350
|LEEP RediKit Products (for use in Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedures) have Xylocaine (Lidocaine) HCL (2%) listed on the tray lid label but this is not included in the contents of the kit, which contained Polocaine (Mepivacaine) HCL (3%) instead (which was not listed on the tray label).
||CooperSurgical sent a Recall Notification dated February 26, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer.
CSI intends to track and quarantine returned product in a segregated location at its manufacturing facility to ensure its separation from acceptable product and prevent its misuse. CSI intends to render used product useless by physical destruction and to rework unused product by correcting the labeling for redistribution.
If you have any one of these affected lot numbers in your current inventory, please contact our Customer Service Department at 800-243-2974, or simply complete the attached form and fax to 800-262-0105. Arrangements will be made to replace product in your possession at CooperSurgical's expense. Further instruction and disposition of product will be communicated to you at that time.
CooperSurgical deeply regrets the inconvenience that this problem has caused.
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||Nationwide Distribution including Puerto Rico