Stryker Instruments Neptune 1 Silver and Neptune 2 Ultra Waste Management System (Neptune 1 Silver and Neptune 2 Ultra): Safety Communication - Reports of Serious Tissue Damage
MedSun: Newsletter #78, November 2012

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

Healthcare providers should NOT to use the Neptune 1 Silver Waste Management System or the Neptune 2 Ultra Waste Management System unless there is no alternative suction device or waste management system available. Facilities should evaluate the risks and benefits of using the Neptune 1 Silver or the Neptune 2 Ultra. If your facility does not have an alternative means for surgical waste disposal during surgery, you must complete the Certificate of Medical Necessity and send it back to Stryker.

Additional Information:

Stryker Instruments Neptune 1 Silver and Neptune 2 Ultra Waste Management System (Neptune 1 Silver and Neptune 2 Ultra): Safety Communication - Reports of Serious Tissue Damage. FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. October 26, 2012.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm322811.htm


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