Boston Scientific Devices Stolen - Risk of Infection
MedSun: Newsletter #61, June 2011

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

Boston Scientific Corporation is alerting the public about a stolen shipment of Endoscopy and Urology/Women's Health medical devices. These devices were stolen while en route to Boston Scientifics' sterilization facility sometime between April 8, 2011 and April 11, 2011. The labels on these devices state that they are "Sterile"; however, they were stolen prior to being sterilized and are non-sterile. Use of these non-sterile devices may lead to infection.

Additional Information:

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. Boston Scientific Devices Stolen – Risk of Infection. May 4, 2011.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm253937.htm


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