Cordis Optease Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter: Recall
MedSun: Newsletter #87, August 2013

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

Cordis and FDA notified healthcare professionals and their organizations of a product labeling correction to provide clarification and additional information to minimize likelihood of implanting the filter backwards. This recall covers 33,000 units distributed in the United States between 05/06/2010 and 04/02/2013.

Additional Information:

Cordis Optease Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter: Recall. FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. August 8, 2013.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm364476.htm


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