Huber Needles: Recall - Risk of Coring
MedSun: Newsletter #52, September 2010
FDA MedWatch Safety Alert
FDA notified healthcare professionals of the Class I Recall of certain Huber needles that were determined by FDA testing to produce cores when inserted into ports. Coring may lead to infection, damage or death of tissue, swelling, or other serious adverse health consequences, occurring as a result of the core travelling through blood vessels into the patient’s lungs.
FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. Huber Needles: Recall - Risk of Coring. August 26, 2010.