Bausch and Lomb 27G Sterile Cannula Packed in Amvisc and Amvisc Plus Ophthalmic Viscosurgical Devices (OVD): Class I Recall - Cannulas May Leak or Detach From the Syringe
MedSun: Newsletter #81, February 2013

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

The OVD is a sterile gel-like substance (viscoelastic preparation) supplied in a disposable glass syringe either 0.5 or 0.8 mL of thick solution with water-retention properties (sodium hyaluronate). Bausch and Lomb advised customers to discontinue the use and either destroy or quarantine the product under refrigeration pending a sales representative visit to your site.

Additional Information:

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. Bausch and Lomb 27G Sterile Cannula Packed in Amvisc and Amvisc Plus Ophthalmic Viscosurgical Devices (OVD): Class I Recall - Cannulas May Leak or Detach From the Syringe. January 23, 2013.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm336466.htm


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